Event Lead - Social Media Tech

Job Title: Event Lead - Social Media Tech
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £28 - £30 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 717637
Contact Name: Andrea Pell
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 08, 2021 12:01

Job Description

Role: Event Lead (maternity cover)

£30 per hour + Holiday Pay
Location: London

● Works with Site Lead to organise calendar of office cultural events
● Manages event logistics, communications and execution for site cultural events and London Tech community events e.g. hackathons using budget and strategy defined by Site Lead
● Collects feedback from attendees, hosts event debriefs, and compiles data on events to inform future planning efforts
● Hires and manages event production vendors as needed using budget for individual events
● Partners with Site Lead and Facilities team to influence and inform on event space needs for site growth
● Enters and manages purchase orders, vendor onboarding, contracts and SOW creation in partnership with Finance
● Assists with general event operations and program inquiries from teams as needed
● Project management of site FBRG forum
● Owns planning, logistics, and execution for local Company Events using company-defined HR budget (currently paused until July 2021)

Minimum Qualifications:
● 5+ years of experience in event planning for small & large organisations
● Strong time management, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task across concurrent priority projects is essential
● Experience managing budgets
● Analytical and data-driven approach to solving problems
● Ability to take direction and input to develop effective event strategies that are engaging, innovative and will achieve the office goals
● Knowledgeable about regional venues, activities, and events resources
● Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
● Ability to build cross-functional relationships between departments
● Excellent communication skills in person, over the phone, and via email
● Ability to multi-task and change direction quickly
● Comfortable working through ambiguity and uncertainty
● Experience working and collaborating effectively with cross-functional teams
● Proven negotiation and communication skills
● Proficient in using Microsoft Office Programs, Keynote, Outlook, Event, and Registration Tools

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