Event Planner

Posted 30 March by Magpie Recruitment Easy Apply

***NEW EVENTS VACANCY ALERT***
We are super excited to be recruiting an Events Planner for one of central London's most established and respected catering companies. As an Event Planner you will be responsible for putting on a range of events managing the whole process from the planning stage, right through to running the actual day itself.
Key responsibilities for the Event Planner include;

  • Working directly with head of sales
  • Liaise with clients to find out their exact event requirements
  • Produce detailed proposals for events
  • Manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics (for example venue, menu, beverages, staff & hire)
  • Manage all pre-event planning
  • Coordinate suppliers, handle client queries and troubleshoot on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly and to budget

The ideal Event Planner will need;

  • To be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an events related subject
  • A full UK driving licence and full use of own car essential
  • Be customer focused with the ability to work under pressure whilst maintain a positive, can do attitude
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills essential
  • Strong eye for detail and the ability use your own initiative
  • Ability to build strong working relationships across the business
  • Confident IT skills including Excel

Hours - normal office hours in the lead up to an event. However you may need to work extra hours, including evenings and weekends (37.5 hours)
Salary £18K - £20k

Reference: 34263188

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