Location: NORTH EAST
Salary: Permanent (21 hours per week £16,800 (pro rata)
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 166297
Based in Newcastle City Centre, you will be part of the wider Commercial Development and Corporate Events team - responsible for delivering a portfolio of commercial and non-commercial events of various sizes and formats across the UK.
Flexibility is required. Some evening and early morning working is required to cover events
The role is offered on a part time basis (4 day week/21 working hours).
Event planning and delivery
To lead on generation and development of the events programme in the North East.
Lead responsibility for the successful delivery of North East flagship events, including the Annual Dinner, as well as a conference and smaller commercial and non-commercial roundtables (where identified);
Take day to day responsibility for the high quality resourcing and delivery of assigned events in accordance with agreed timescales and budgets;
Ensure that every timetabled event has an ‘Event Plan’ containing a critical path with clear milestones, budget targets, delegate targets and a well-targeted marketing strategy;
Work closely with colleagues to understand, manage and communicate pre-event briefings and materials which need to be produced for internal and external stakeholders;
Regularly review all event models to ensure that they are still delivering in terms of member and commercial value;
Knowledge & Experience
What an individual must know or understand to be able to fulfil the role’s requirements
Educated to degree standard or equivalent (pref in a business, marketing, event-management related subject)
Able to demonstrate significant experience of event management at a senior level
Able to demonstrate experience of delivering high profile complex events for 400 plus delegates
Excellent knowledge of the B2B events market
Able to demonstrate excellent experience of online events solutions
Strong working knowledge and application of using CRM, CMS and digital marketing solutions
Experience of managing budgets and expenditure
IT literate with strong knowledge of MS Office packages
An interest in business and current affairs would be beneficial.