Events Executive

Location
Ashurst, Southampton
Salary
Competitive salary dependant on experience
Posted
31 Jul 2018
Closes
31 Aug 2018
Hours
Full Time

Full time/Graduate role (work placements considered) - opportunity to join a fast-growing Event 'start-up' company producing leading healthcare events. This role will give a successful applicant the opportunity to develop a range of working knowledge and gain hands-on skills by working closely with the Management team across a growing portfolio of leading healthcare events. 

About you:

  • Experience in a marketing and/or events environment with an interest in developing experience in this area – Graduates with placement year experience considered
  • UG degree in relevant subject area preferred
  • Proven experience of working to deadlines & in fast paced environment
  • Desire to develop experience across events
  • Creative approach to problem solving

Responsibilities:

  • Report to Event Director and support the team across a range of tasks
  • Work closely with Event & Marketing Manager to carry out sales and visitor marketing activities
  • Be the first point of contact with Media and Association partners and monitor deliverables for both organiser and partners
  • Assist in coordinating exhibitor marketing programme
  • Assist in coordinating exhibitor liaison and post-sales administration
  • Work closely with Operations team and Sales team to coordinate onsite planning
  • Responsible for ensuring the delivery of sponsor and exhibitor packages
  • Carry out pre-show telemarketing activity to visitors
  • Assist Programming team in administrating and organizing conferences
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Creative approach to event production
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Website/Social Media/App development skills are a positive
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – must be able to communicate with corporate clients, speakers and partners to develop relationships

 

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