Events Executive – Central London – Travel Industry Events – £25k (c£27k OTE*)

We are looking for a highly organised, energetic and experienced Events Executive, ideally with experience in the travel industry, to join a leading travel sector events brand based in Central London.

The Events Executive will play a key part in delivering seamless UK events year-round, including their flagship, exhibition-style annual event, and will play an integral part in handling all logistics at the events. 

This role will suit a self-motivated, driven individual who possesses exceptional organisational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at any given time. 

Please Note: This role is currently a remote working position, but the team will return to the Central London (SE1) offices after Covid. 

Key duties as the Events Executive will include: 

  • Assisting with the organisation and implementation of the company’s UK events
  • Acting as the main point of contact for any event logistic queries
  • Playing an integral part in handling all logistics at company events
  • Liaising with sales, marketing and senior management
  • Communicating with all exhibitors and sponsors
  • Liaising with speakers to secure presentations, confirming attendance and timing
  • Liaising with designers and technical employees to ensure all sponsors and exhibitors are promoted in line with their agreements
  • Assisting in securing top-level media to attend the events
  • Coordinating the meeting booking process for exhibitors, sponsors and media
  • Liaising and communicating with venues
  • Assisting in managing awards entry and judging processes
  • Plus more! 

What we’re looking for in suitable Events Executives: 

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar events organisation and logistics role
  • Previous experience in travel industry events is highly desirable
  • Boundless energy and passion for events
  • Highly organised nature with meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to liaise confidently at all levels
  • Proactive, forward thinking problem solver
  • Self-motivated team player
  • IT literate with good knowledge of MS Excel and Google Sheets
  • Ability to maintain data on an email platform (preferably Mailchimp) 
  • Hardworking and reliable
  • Flexible nature – happy to work outside office hours when required

*Our client is offering a basic salary of  up to £25,000 plus bonuses linked to the success of the events so an OTE of £27,000 is realistic.

Interested? 

If you’re interested in this Events Executive role, have previous experience in a similar position and have the skills we’re looking for, then don’t delay! Submit your CV now, quoting ‘AE – Events Executive’ 

 

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Alyson Emmerson

Alyson Emmerson

Alyson is an experienced Recruiter with a passion for working with growing organisations; she is a dedicated networker who relishes meeting new professionals. Alyson thrives when she has a thorough knowledge of a client’s business and prides herself on her ability to identify calibre applicants and match candidates to a client’s culture.