Date Added: 29 October 2019
: 11 November 2019
Job Title: Events Coordinator & Events Manager
Working For: City of London
Salary: £29,250-£32,910 per annum (Coordinator) / £39,680-£44,960 per annum (Manager)
With its long history and rich traditions, the City of London is possibly one of the most prestigious and challenging institutions in which to stage events. Leading the City Events team, you’ll carry out meticulous organisation of hospitality events including the annual Lord Mayor’s Banquet. You’ll be a key point of contact with senior officials from the Lord Chamberlain’s Office, Royal Households, the Foreign Office, embassies and other organisations. You will also work with the Assistant Remembrancer and City Remembrancer to research and enhance future events.
You’ll have substantial experience of planning and managing complex, high-profile events -- from identifying client requirements and drawing up initial proposals to working with contractors on delivery. You’ll also have sound commercial sense and an ability to control budgets. An exceptional organiser, exemplary communicator and outstanding team player, you’ll set the highest professional standards in all you do. Being calm and adaptable under pressure is, of course, vital. Leadership skills are also important as you will recruit, develop and manage the wider City Events team.
With its long history and rich traditions, the City of London is one of the most prestigious institutions in which to develop your events career. You’ll be responsible for the day-to-day running of private events at the Guildhall, assisting with marketing, the management of bookings, and enquiries. A key point of contact, you will arrange and conduct tours of the facilities for clients and suppliers. You’ll also attend formal and high-profile events (often outside normal office hours) to ensure all runs smoothly.
We’re looking for solid experience of organising corporate or commercial events. Your background will be in a professional environment, where excellent customer service is key. Highly organised, you’ll be capable of working to demanding targets and strict deadlines, as well as keeping close control of budgets. Calm under pressure, you’ll be able to think on your feet. You’ll also need to be a good team player, capable of building strong working relationships with clients, suppliers and colleagues.
Closing Date: 11 November 2019
For more information and to apply online on the Events Coordinator & Events Manager, please visit https://careers.cityoflondon.gov.uk