Events & Sponsorship Assistant

£30000 - £34000 per annum
27 July 2017
24 August 2017
Marcus Deeks
Job Function
Marketing, Other, PR/Publicity
Contract Type
Full Time
Unique opportunity for an Events & Sponsorship Assistant to join a leading International bank and asset manager based in central London.

Client Details

My client is a leading International specialist bank and asset manager that provides a diverse range of financial products and services to a niche client base in three principal markets - the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia, as well as certain other countries.


As the Events & Sponsorship Assistant for this leading Financial Services company in London you will assist the events and sponsorship manager with the delivery of core client event and sponsorship programmes.

Event Support:

* Responsible for helping execute core events and sponsorship programmes

* Work closely with Group Events and hospitality to assist the business

* Help support the events and sponsorship manager with budgeting, cost negotiation, budget resolution and invoicing

* Proactively help with venue search and presentation to client

* Work with Brand & Marketing Managers to ensure key events are on brand

* Supplier and hospitality engagement, working in close alignment with group marketing

* Help ensure all Health & safety, risk assessment & event contracts are completed for all events

* Support the management of ROI for all events programmes, linked into the wider reporting strategy programme

* Prepare core business communications for event engagement

* Play an active role in supporting and delivering core events

Sponsorship Support:

* Help support core sponsorship programmes and initiatives - linked closely to group sponsorship activity

* Work closely with the strategic marketing team to help support the delivery of core sponsorship programmes

* Ensure clear internal communication programmes in place for all sponsorship programmes

* Support the activation of all sponsorship assets at a wider group level - ensuring that clients and prospects are targeted appropriately


The successful Events & Sponsorship Assistant in London will have:

Technical Skill Set

* Experience of managing and executing events and sponsorship programmes
* Good skill set in event planning and delivery - with strong organisational skill set

* Knowledge of importance of brand guidelines and consistency with events and sponsorship activation

* Ability to activate wider sponsorship group assets

* Experience of working with suppliers and agencies

* Used to working to core deadlines and project management

* Management around event schedules

* Experience of working in a corporate environment as part of a marketing team

* Understanding of hospitality and gift support

* Skill set in helping manage budgets and ROI against core event programmes

Behavioural Skill Set

* Flexible and proactive team player

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Good negotiation skills

* Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

* Excellent attention to detail

* Can do attitude

* Very creative

Job Offer

£30,000 - £34,000 + excellent benefits package on offer to the successful candidate Events and Sponsorship Assistant.

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