Industry: Not for Profit and Charities
Job Ref: osevent
Skills: events/event/KX system/
Wild Berry Associates are currently recruiting for an experienced Events Planner on a 3 month temporary basis. The position is working for a well-established non-for profit organisation and is to support and organises a number of scientific, policy and other meetings and public events at its head office location in central London.
The Event Planner is a member of the conferencing team and their role is to ensure that third party meetings held at the company are delivered to a very high standard. Initial enquiries are managed by the sales team and once confirmed, the operational aspects of the events are managed by the event planning team.
The Event Planner's role is to work with clients to ensure that their needs and wants are understood and met, to ensure that events are delivered to a high standard and to maximise event revenue. The Event Planner will meet with clients, work with them to plan their event in detail and book all related services such as room logistics, catering and audio visual services. The Event Planner will then ensure that all information is recorded accurately and communicated to everyone involved in the delivery of the event.
The role will suit an individual who would like to work as part of a small, busy team but who enjoys meeting new people as well as building relationships with clients over time. It will suit someone who has good interpersonal and communication skills, presentation skills and excellent attention to detail.
Key qualities are:
Be able to respond to emails in a timely mannerBe able to take and make calls and answer basic questionsBe able to input details from the final details into KX systemBe able to work autonomouslyTo feel confident to discuss event details with clientsHave experience in the events industryTo be able to deal with problems in a timely and efficient mannerTo have a high standard of customer serviceTo be able to communicate and work in a team
This is an ASAP role starting on Monday 21st August. Suitable candidates will be able to commit to the full 3 months and would be available immediately.
Contact: Wild Berry Associates 1