Special Events Manager

  • Givergy
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • Sep 26, 2017
Full time Events

Job Description

Do you have a passion for charities and the third sector and the work they do? Do you want to help charities – no matter whether big or small – to raise more? Do you love organising events and interacting with different people? This role will suit a dynamic, flexible person who is not only highly organised but also enjoys a social role. Are you a Special Events Assistant looking for your next step in charity event management – but looking for something a little bit different – then this is the job for you!

Responsibilities:

1. Front of house Special Events Manager representing Givergy at Client events (approximately 3 events per week)

2. Training and recruitment of freelance Event Management staff

3. Attending Client Meetings pre-events to discuss their requirements for on the night

4. Planning and Managing Givergy Client Events – including Stewardship Events, Client Forums, Webinars, Prospective Client engagement events, Networking events, Summer and Christmas Drinks

5. Planning and Managing Red Group Staff Events – including Summer Party and Christmas Party

6. Following up with guests post events to take payments when necessary

7. Assisting with scheduling freelance staff for events when necessary

8. Any additional duties as relevant to the role

Skills required:

1. Exceptional Project/Event Management and organisations skills

2. Exceptional attention to detail

3. Excellent at communicating effectively in person, over the phone and by email

4. The ability to build strong relationships

5. The ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines

6. Effective problem solving

Additional package information: London based, 23 days annual leave plus paid Public holidays. This is a 40 hours a week, between Monday to Sunday role, and hours are aligned to the events schedule in that week. 

Find out more information and apply here!

Salary

Salary: £25,000 – £27,000 depending on experience

Video