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Senior Events Operations Coordinator (International travel, FTSE 250 organisation)

Senior Events Operations Coordinator (International travel, FTSE 250 organisation)

Posted 11 November 2019 by You and Me Recruitment
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Senior Operations Coordinator - FTSE 250 EVENTS ORGANISATION
City / Central London based


This gives you the opportunity to join a leading organisation with over 2,000 employees - they are leaders when it comes to working enviornment, benefits and career progression. Their revenue for 2018 was over £300 million!

The Senior Operations Coordinator will have experience in managing the operations and budget for medium to large-scale corporate events covering a range of locations, cultures and formats. In addition, they will also support the teams across the business by sharing their knowledge and experience when giving advice to other team members.

Principal accountabilities:

-End to end operational management of events to include full budget control and signing off your own invoices without requiring manager approval.
-Participate in all project meetings with the wider event team and to be proactive in proposing suggestions to ensure each event is as successful as possible.
-Monitor client contracts and regularly review with the Sales department to ensure all deliverables are achieved.
-Regularly reviewing operations processes and suggesting improvements where necessary and possible.
-Ensuring suitable venues are on hold or contracted one year before an allocated event will take place.
-Sign off your branding for each event.
-Mentoring the Operations team when required to assist with any challenges they are experiencing.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

-Experience of working on events, ideally in a corporate environment - operational management and full budget control experience ideally.

-A proactive approach to work and able to manage and take responsibility for your workload.

-Ability and confidence to suggest changes and improvements where appropriate.

-Excellent communication skills, both internally when assisting and training other team members and externally to clients and suppliers.

-Exceptional attention to detail, especially when working under pressure.

-Strong negotiation skills with venues and suppliers.

-A willingness to travel

Beneficial knowledge, skills and experience:

-Knowledge of the Salesforce CRM system

-Foreign language skills

-A background of working on international events

Required skills

  • Budget Management
  • Event Management
  • Negotiation
  • Operations Management
  • Telecommunications

Reference: 39334550

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