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Reference: 73331

Date Added: 4 November 2019
Closing Date: 31 December 2019

Job Title: Events Project Manager

Working For: Dods Group Plc

Location: London

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000

Job Details

Dods are looking for a new Events Project Manager to join their team and lead on all UK political events, from inception to completion.

We are looking for a candidate who has a strong interest and understanding of UK politics and process, is hard-working and organised, with excellent attention to detail and time management skills. This could be someone from a public affairs background, who has experience working with clients, and putting on political events or someone who has an events background, with an interest in politics.

Responsibilities include:
• To project manage events for clients; including parliamentary receptions and roundtables, awards ceremonies and conferences, primarily in the UK, and occasionally in Brussels.
• To project manage fringe events at the annual political Party Conferences. The candidate must be available to attend each conference taking place in September and October 2020.
• To meet agreed plans and timelines, and to ensure the smooth running of events from conception to delivery.
• To create and maintain relationships with clients, politicians, and internal and external stakeholders; meeting and managing expectations as part of this.
• Lead on client meetings and calls up to and post event
• To undertake political and stakeholder mapping into appropriate attendees
• To undertake research into appropriate political and stakeholder speakers
• To draft speaker invitations, briefing documents & copy for all event promotion
• To invite all attendees and manage all RSVPs, via our online bespoke registration site
The successful applicant will have:
• Previous experience in a client facing role
• Ability to multi-task and work on a range of events and projects at any one time
• Excellent written and oral communication and problem-solving skills
• Confidence in using social media, updating websites and a good knowledge of MS Office
• Availability for occasional evening/weekend work
• Availability to organise/attend events outside of London and on an overnight basis
Desirable qualities:
• Two years’ experience working in events
• Previous experience working or volunteering for a Parliamentarian or Political Party

Closing Date: 31 December 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis from 11 November and we are looking for an immediate start where possible.

Please be aware, we may appoint someone before the closing date.

Application Details

For more information and a full description of the role see: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UDO-3bIK6d40Z4stfkGDizMcST4zpZ3_/view

To apply, please send your CV and short covering note which outlines why you want this role and detailing your experience.

Please send to events@dodsgroup.com with “Client Events Team – Events Project Manager Application” in the subject line of the email.

Due to high volumes of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.

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

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