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Vacancy spotlight: Events Manager | London

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The Events Manager is the team expert on event planning, co-ordination, delivery and evaluation and supports the implementation of Lloyd’s diversity and inclusion strategy through creative and distinctive event experiences for the Dive In festival.

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This role sits in the Brand & Marketing team within the Marketing and Communication Department with a matrix reporting line to the D&I team within the HR Department.

This role requires a flexible approach to working hours and may require some overseas travel.

What Will You Do?

  • Support the planning and co-ordinate the delivery of the programme of festival events around the world.
  • Provide the full spectrum of logistical support including selection and booking of venues, production, registration and ticketing, event enquirers and provision of event information to attendees.
  • Provide on-site logistical support for London/UK based events during the festival including event set up, badges, catering, Audio Visual, etc.
  • Communicate the festival programme to the festival team and key target audiences in collaboration with the festival communications committee, updating stakeholder databases as required.
  • Provide regular updates on the events programme for key stakeholders including programme overview (by location), registration (bookings and availability)
  • Coordinate all event information and collateral from festival volunteers (globally), including event descriptions, details and speaker profiles. Coordinate the regular updates on the festival website, programme brochure and event app.
  • Prepare speaker briefings and support the onsite management of speakers in London/UK during the festival.
  • Provide events advice and consultancy to the festival volunteer groups, researching speakers and proposing event formats where required.
  • Manage all events budgets ensuring that all event-related costs are recorded and tracked.
  • Analyse event metrics and compile data to support the evaluation and optimise the performance of the festival’s events identifying improvements based on this analysis.
  • Develop and maintain an extensive network of festival event contacts globally. Coordinate the involvement of different market participants and sponsors in the festival’s programme of events as required.
  • Assist with the organisation of (and attend where required) meetings for the festival steering committee, communications committee and volunteer meetings. Provide event management support for other [email protected]’s events where necessary.

What You’ll Need

  • An established track record of event planning, project management, delivery and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability, backed by practical experience, to support complex global / multi-location events to successful completion, coordinating multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Experience of working with senior stakeholders.
  • Experience of delivering in a fast-paced / high volume events environment.
  • Experience of working in a global, multi-disciplinary marketing or events team.
  • Experience of liaising with marketing/PR agencies and events suppliers to deliver excellent results and value for money.
  • Experience of working in (or with) a corporate environment, financial services sector or other highly regulated industries.
  • Experience of working with delegate management databases, event management systems and apps.
  • Strong influencing, negotiating and interpersonal skills. Able to quickly build a network of contacts, inside the Corporation, around the Lloyd’s market and with suppliers and partners.
  • Solid project management and organisational skills to oversee/deliver concurrent projects/workstreams.
  • Highly organised, able to respond to changing priorities, rapidly assimilate new information and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Professional qualifications in either marketing, communications or a related field.

As the successful candidate, you can expect to be rewarded with a competitive salary, an enviable range of benefits.

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