Event Logistic Manager - FTC

Posted 6 April by Redwood Publishing Recruitment Featured
Ref: ELM060418

Are you an experienced Events professional looking for a new challenge? A leading membership organisation based in Hertfordshire is looking to recruit a confident Event Logistics Manager for a 6-9 month fixed term contract, to organise and deliver a portfolio of events, working with Communities, Event Production and other clients.

The Role:

  • Responsibility for organising specific events including kick off meetings, budget management and liaising with speakers
  • Management of authors for conferences including submission system
  • Creating and managing the event schedule
  • Dealing with suppliers of event equipment and materials
  • Venue sourcing, selection, negotiation and management
  • Creating floor plans and liaising with sponsors and exhibitors before and at events
  • Contribution to social media activity around events;
  • Attend and support meetings of event organising committees, sub-committees, Communities Committees and working groups
  • Supervise volunteers working on the event both in the office and on-site at an event

This is an ideal opportunity to gain some further varied and interesting experience in event management

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Previous experience of event organisation
  • Excellent administration skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Good problem-solving skills, an ability to think laterally and creatively to find solutions
  • Some financial awareness with the ability to manage budgets
  • High IT literacy and a sound knowledge and experience of MS Office Packages

If you think you can add value to this highly rewarding and interesting role, please forward your application, including salary expectations and availability and we will be happy to send you further information.

Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Events
  • Logistics
  • Management
  • Negotiation

Application question

Are you based in the uk?

Reference: 34846548

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