Event Manager
Derby

Events and Engagement Officer

Ref: 365| Posted: 22nd Jun 2022

Edwards Employment Solutions are a Chesterfield based recruitment agency covering the wider East Midlands and South Yorkshire areas.

We are currently looking for a Events and Engagement Officer for a fixed term govt contract to start ASAP. This will be fixed term until 30 June 2023.

Based at: Nottingham, Chesterfield or Derby with agile working. Travel will be required across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Salary: £25,000 per annum

The role:

  • You will be responsible for administering a range of events including in-person workshops across Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, as well as online webinars and workshops
  • Identify and source appropriate speakers and case studies
  • Liaise with venues, exhibitors, colleagues, and third parties to deliver a quality service
  • Initiating bookings and referrals with potential programme customers over the phone.
  • Account manage businesses at every stage of the event ensuring timely and accurate information is collected and recorded on CRM systems
  • Make sure all events are organised well and are of a good quality
  • Regularly update the systems
  • Manage your own time ensuring all tasks are completed

Note:

Occasional out of hours work will be required (i.e.evenings and early mornings)

Driving Licence and access to own transport will be required

Who we are looking for:

· Relevant and demonstrable experience of organising and delivering business events

· Proven track record of working with businesses to deliver events

· Excellent organisational and administration skills

· Strong communication (written & oral skills)

· Strong drive for results and a high level of resilience

· Highly motivated - can work as part of a team and independently

· The ability to check eligibility documentation for accuracy

· High level of skill in Microsoft Office, CRM systems and Cloud based applications

· Social Media skills inc Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

If this is the role for you, apply today! For any queries, ring our office on 01246 886366