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Commercial Venue Executive - One Birdcage Walk

Venue Events Executive   

Birdcage Walk, London   

Are you a venue or events professional ready for your next career move? Looking to help the events operations of a beautiful London building as a Venue Events Executive? If so, we want to hear from you.    

About Us   

With over 120,000 members in 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has been at the heart of the mechanical engineering profession since 1847.     

Our magnificent Edwardian venue, One Birdcage Walk, overlooks St James's Park and is just moments away from HM Treasury, the Houses of Parliament and Horse Guards Parade. Here, our flexible venue can host events from lectures, conferences, meetings, away days, seminars and training courses to drinks receptions and fine dining events.    

We’re now looking for a Venue Events Executive to join us and maximise our venue hire services at One Birdcage Walk. Internally, this role will be titled One Birdcage Walk - Commercial Venue Executive.  

 

The Benefits   

- Basic salary of circa £28,000 per annum    

- Performance bonus of up to 15% of your salary – paid quarterly   

- Stakeholder pension scheme and BUPA private medical insurance     

- Life assurance worth three times your annual salary     

- A range of benefits to encourage a healthy work-life balance     

- Flexible working     

- Annual Learning at Work day plus two paid volunteering days     

- Free membership of the Institution and professional membership subscription for employees     

- A minimum of 26 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays     

 

This is a brilliant opportunity to work with an exciting, versatile venue with a rich history and help support venue and event success at One Birdcage Walk.  

Once you join our team, you’ll discover that we’re dedicated to making our employees’ working life as fulfilling and enjoyable as possible. You’ll be rewarded for your efforts and will receive a range of perks (as well as the above benefits) to support a healthy work-life balance.       

As an accredited Investor in People and a committed equal opportunities employer, we celebrate diversity and invest in our employees’ continuing professional development. After all, when you’re at your best, so are we.      

 

Your Role   

As a Venue Events Executive, you will oversee, organise and co-ordinate events at One Birdcage Walk.    

You’ll be supporting clients to make the most from our venue hire services, ensuring that their experience is second-to-none and we are their first port of call for event and venue requirements.  

Liaising with clients from the first point of contact through to event delivery, you’ll support event planning and communicate the details to the wider venue team to ensure successful event delivery.  



Your duties will involve:    

- Responding to queries from clients  

- Showcasing the venue to potential clients  

- Contributing to marketing initiatives to promote the venue    

- Acting as a primary point of contact on event days    



About You   

To join us as a Venue Events Executive, you’ll need:    

- Experience of running events  

- Experience of working in a venue arena and within a client-oriented administrative environment    

- Experience of using a CRM system and room booking and event software    

- A results-driven mindset    

- Great communication skills     

Other companies may call this role Venue Executive, Event Co-ordinator, Venue Hire Co-ordinator, Events Manager, Special Events Executive, Event Planner, Marketing and Events Executive, Events Officer, or Event Planning Officer.  

Deadline: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 15:15
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