Events Co-ordinator

Location
England,West Midlands,Birmingham
Salary
£21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted
03 August 2017
Closes
31 August 2017
Ref
13848509/001
Contact
Daniel Evans
Job Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am looking to speak to interested candidates regarding an exciting Events Co-ordinator position to be based just outside of Birmingham for a Financial Services business.


Client Details

My clients are a leading B2B financial services business based just outside of Birmingham.


Description

To co-ordinate and deliver an annual programme of field-based meetings and events for the Financial Services Division.



Working closely with the Event Manager, Regional Sales Directors, Business Development Director, the communications team and our panel of mortgage lenders and protection providers, the job holder will deliver activity within the agreed Annual Marketing Calendar, keeping all parties informed at all stages.

Main Accountabilities include;

* Organise and deliver field based events within the agreed Annual Marketing Calendar (travel along with overnight stays will be required for some events).

* Keeping all parties informed on venues, timings, attendees, agendas and speakers forms an essential and a daily part of the role.
* Strong relationships with venues around the UK will be developed and an ability to ensure we attract and negotiate competitive and flexible rates.
* Supporting the administration of our 3 overseas events by providing qualifier lists, invitations and delegate data.
* Supporting the Sales Operations team, assisting other team members with their roles when priority requires them to do so.
* The Sales Operations team is at the fore front of the network and is centric to key support services and proposition.


Profile

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate;



* Previous event management/organisational experience
* Work experience in B2B environment
* Experience and knowledge of financial services, preferably the intermediary sector
* Excellent telephone manner
* First class communication skills
* Friendly approachable and professional style
* Ability to work under own initiative and part of the team
* Excellent working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint
* Good organisations skills and ability to prioritise different work streams
* Flexibility, especially the ability to deal with conflicting demands and changing timescales.


Job Offer

Competitive Salary

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