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Reference: 71841

Date Added: 10 July 2019
Closing Date: 31 July 2019

Job Title: Events Manager

Working For: Dods Group PLC

Location: London

Salary: £24,000-£26,000

Job Details

Dods Group PLC is Europe's leading political information, public affairs & policy communication specialist. We run half-day and full-day events covering all areas of public policy, from education to health and criminal justice to diversity and inclusion. Our conferences are aimed at providing delegates with an understanding of the practical implications of legislative changes and policy interventions. We attract leading figures from the Government, the wider public sector and industry to speak at our events, which are attended by a mix of policy makers and practitioners.

Reporting into the Senior Events Manager, this role will involve:

  • Event delivery: assisting in delivering all Westminster Briefings, Summits and D&I Events to a high standard. This includes sourcing, negotiating and confirming venues across the UK, liaising with venues from the initial enquiry stage to on the day running, working with any external suppliers including catering companies, AV companies and ad hoc temp staff
  • Sponsors’ management: Be the main point of contact for sponsors, including sending all pre-event materials and communication, and being on site for any on the day queries
  • Pre-event preparation across events to ensure smooth running
  • Managing events on-the-day & providing support across the team to ensure all event requirements are met & events are run to a high standard
  • Logistical assistance to the Senior Events Manager
  • Arranging travel for staff and speakers: booking accommodation and transport as required
  • Social media management: managing social media accounts and growing our online presence
  • All other relevant tasks as agreed from time to time

Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience in prioritising tasks effectively whilst working on several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team player willing to support colleagues with ad hoc requests
  • Excellent communication skills: spoken and written
  • Resourcefulness and high motivation
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Professional demeanor

General & Specialist Knowledge:

  • An interest in delivering events
  • Strong IT skills (MS Office)

Relevant Experience:

  • 1 – 2 years previous experience in an event management role (required)
  • Customer service experience (required)

Closing Date: 31 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will commence 15th July

Application Details

Please send your cover letter & CV to: careers@dodsgroup.com

Website: http://www.dodsgroup.com/

Additional Notes