Senior Events Planner

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, the Senior Events Planner will manage and coordinate a wide range of corporate events, liaising with partners, staff and external agencies to ensure that each event is organised professionally and efficiently at all times.

As a member of the broader Business Development and Marketing team, the individual will work closely with these other business service professionals. This is a 12 month fixed term contact role which will appeal to someone who thrives on working in an environment that is fast paced, challenging and rewarding.

Role and Responsibilities
  • Internal liaison with partners and management to identify, plan and execute strategic client events and key relationship development opportunities
  • External liaison with venue, designers, printers, catering, facilities etc.
  • Handle all pre-event administration including invitations, accommodation, transport, speakers, photographers etc.
  • Prepare relevant event materials such as PowerPoint slides, delegate packs etc.
  • Arrange signage/branding for the event
  • On-the-day administration and hospitality at events
  • Post event follow up including preparation of event reports
  • Development of new and appropriate concepts for entertainment and seminars
  • Production of management information and reporting
Skills and Experience
  • 5 + years relevant event management experience in a B2B services marketing, agency or professional services environment
  • A passion for corporate events and client service of the highest standard
  • Attention to detail, strong work ethic, ability to work under pressure and deliver excellent client service
  • Highly organised and efficient, with excellent administration skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills and strong communications skills
  • Strong team player with ability to build rapport & work well with senior management and clients
  • Flexible approach to working hours to meet demands of particular events
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as database management.