A leading international legal practice with a global presence is looking for a Hospitality & Events Executive to join its Central Events Team, providing events support for a wide range of client and internal events and hospitality events. The events vary from dinners, team building, training based Offsites - to creative bespoke drinks receptions.
The Events Team form part of the Global Business Development and Marketing team.
The role requires someone with experience of running events and arranging logistics in a large corporate organisation or large agency. You will manage executive boxes at Wembley and Arsenal and all ticketed hospitality packages as well as other events such as client events and Offsites. The role is approximately split 30% events and 70% hospitality.
In addition to managing up to 1000 attendees at ticketed events per year, the role will also be expected to lead and support on site at up to 2 Offsites and 12 - 15 other events annually.
You will be enthusiastic with exceptional administrative skills and attention to detail and a willingness to learn, with very strong events management experience. You’ll have a good knowledge of the Hospitality (ticketed events) industry and good contacts within the industry, as well as venues – both London and International. You will have the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships both with internal and external clients – and have good influencing and negotiation skills. You’ll possess the ability to work to deadlines, juggle multiple projects & deliver under pressure, have excellent communication skills – both written & oral, be computer literate with exceptional knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook. You will be effective and efficient with data management and have experience using registration tools, be professional in outlook, attitude & appearance, have a willingness to work extra hours when required.
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