Head of Events Strategy, Prestigious London Venue

  • Salary: Up to £56,700 + benefits
  • Location: City of London
  • Consultant: Emily Aldrich | 020 7588 8999
  • Reference: 926680
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Do you have extensive experience of the end-to-end management of high-level events?

Are you highly organised and process driven with excellent administrative skills?

Do you have great communication skills with a talent for winning hearts and minds?

Are you a strategic thinker, able to balance competing priorities while keeping sight of the big picture?

If the answer is yes; we’d love to hear from you! Our client is seeking an events professional with a strong track record to plan, build and manage a new events centre of excellence and enhance the operational delivery of events.

What you’ll be doing day-to-day:

  • Establishing and ensuring the effective operation of a new events centre of excellence, leading on best practice and information sharing
  • Driving the operational development and delivery of the programme of events (e.g. lectures, receptions, large scale dinners) to align with strategic objectives
  • Working creatively with colleagues across departments and different events teams, facilitating a consistent approach, taking into account event objectives and the importance of diversity
  • Managing post-event feedback, identifying strengths and weaknesses and driving joined up working to make the organisation stronger
  • Actively participating in relevant corporate projects and identifying opportunities for promoting greater coordination for example in relation to sustainability, contingency planning and risk assessment, security and supplier relations
  • Establishing improved career development, training and support for events staff

The skills you need to bring:

  • Significant experience in the detailed planning and management of high-profile events  / a recognised Programme or Project Delivery Practitioner qualification
  • Excellent knowledge of best practice in procedures and the development and delivery of events that align with organisational objectives
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills, with the ability to influence and persuade at all levels
  • Strong leadership skills with experience building trust with stakeholders as well as delivering training and support to internal staff
  • An interest in protocol and the strategic benefits events can provide
  • Enthusiasm and initiative
  • Knowledge of the City of London would be beneficial

Posted date: 30 May 2022

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