Events Administrator

Posted 4 April by Globaldata Easy Apply Featured

The Company

Arena International Events Group is looking for an Events Administrator to join its expanding team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in Events Administration across a wide range of B2B events.

Arena International, part of the GlobalData Group, runs over 80 international conferences and forums every year, with a thriving programme that is always expanding.

We manage over 100 events per year and staff will benefit from the opportunity of working on multiple event formats:

  • Conferences - 2 day events with exhibitions
  • Forums - 121 business meeting model (informally known as speed dating for business)
  • Awards - High profile industry recognised award ceremonies
  • Private dining and bespoke events

In addition to supporting GlobalDatas marketing efforts staff also can benefit from being associated with a business

Intelligence centre including access to our intelligence centres to help accelerate learning

Everything is run in house enabling you to work on a truly cross functional team

Role Responsibilities

Due to growth and expansion an exciting role to assist in all events sourcing activity for this fast paced international events company.

  • To work with the Head of Venue Sourcing
  • Responsible for contacting venues and requesting availability and required information
  • To build relationships with key venues and suppliers internationally
  • To keep accurate records of venues’ availability and suitability - update and maintain databases
  • To collate materials such as floor plans, capacity charts and food and beverage information and pass onto the Head of Venue Sourcing

A great opportunity to be trained in and expand on the following skills over time:

  • Use of event sourcing tools such as Cvent
  • Putting together full event costs and working on achieving the desired GPM
  • Negotiation skills and the contracting of venues

Skills & Competencies:

  • Methodical approach to work with good project and time management skills - demonstrable ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Confident communication skills both in person and on the telephone
  • The ability to show initiative where required
  • A positive and determined approach and work attitude

Salary: £21,000

Required skills

  • Event Planning
  • Corporate Events
  • Venue Management
  • Venue Search
  • International Events

Reference: 34822796

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