Senior Events Executive – Marketing | A&L Goodbody LLP

Senior Events Executive – Marketing

A&L Goodbody:

A&L Goodbody (ALG) is a leading Irish law firm.  With the primary office based in Dublin, we have offices in Belfast, London, New York and San Francisco.  The firm is currently made up of 900+ people led by 112 partners, and we are currently experiencing growth across many areas of the business.

Role:

We are looking to recruit an experienced, detail orientated Senior Events Executive to join our dynamic marketing team.   The team includes senior experienced marketing professionals from a number of different specialisms.  The quality of the marketing work is widely regarded by colleagues, clients and industry observers.  This work has been recognised by marketing industry awards in Ireland and at a European level.

The events team deliver a wide spectrum of events, both virtual and in-person, designed to build brand profile, showcase the firm's expertise and cultivate and strengthen client relationships.  This role presents an exciting opportunity to develop a career with a team of enthusiastic and dedicated marketing experts.

Reporting to the Head of Marketing the position will entail

  • Creating, producing and managing fit for purpose events and webinars for various practice groups across the firm
  • Liaising with multiple stakeholders, across all levels within the firm to ensure the best in class production
  • Negotiating, liaising and building relationship with external venues and suppliers
  • Research, develop, manage and produce a suite of high calibre client hospitality events
  • Working closely with the larger marketing team on event branding, content, digital media promotion etc
  • Budget management of all aspects of the costs pertaining to events
  • Research opportunities for new events, guest speakers and event formats and technologies
  • Elevate event brand experiences to leave a 'best-in-class' impression on clients
  • Communicate regular updates to Marketing team and Partner group
  • Continuous improvement and maintenance of event reporting and or playbooks for events
  • Analyse the event’s success and prepare post event reports
  • Support with internal company event coordination as needed

Skills and experience:

  • 4+ years experience in event management, ideally within a B2B environment
  • A proven ability to deliver complex events, including in-person, virtual and hospitality events, at a senior level
  • The ability to work well under pressure, responding effectively to changing priorities
  • Have budgetary control experience - monitoring expenditure and preparing post-event expenditure reports
  • Excel at cultivating and maintaining good working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience of delivering multiple projects simultaneously and working effectively under pressure and time constraints
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to work on one's own initiative with limited supervision, as well as part of a larger team
  • Exceptional organisational, planning and problem solving skills
  • Possess strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as database management
  • Previous experience of working in professional services would be an advantage