Events Executive

London | Circa £33,000 p/a depending on experience

Employer: The Institution Of Structural Engineers
Sector/Specialism: Charity

Events Executive

Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full-Time 35 hours per week
Salary: Circa £33,000 p/a depending on experience, plus excellent benefits package
Location: London, Farringdon alongside the ability to also work from home

Are you interested in planning and delivering events both online and in-person? Do you enjoy working and collaborating with a range of stakeholders to ensure an event is successful? Are you a good multi-tasker and detail orientated?

If this sounds like you, take your next step with us.

We are the Institution of Structural Engineers. The world’s largest membership body dedicated to the art and science of structural engineering. We represent the best creatives and innovators in the profession at a global level and tackling climate change is at the top of our agenda.

The Role

As an Events Executive you will plan, manage and deliver a varied events programme to meet the continuing professional development (CPD) needs of structural engineers and other built environment professionals. This will consist of digital and in-person events and include conferences, lectures, webinars, receptions, awards ceremonies, dinners and corporate events.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the planning and delivery of the Structural Awards, the Institution’s flagship awards programme, as well as other key projects. You will be responsible for delegate management, taking responsibility for online booking process, communications, registration, stakeholder management and support on the day.

You will be part of a team of five reporting to the Head of Professional Development and Events. You should feel comfortable communicating with employees across the Institution, Industry professionals and third-party suppliers.

To be shortlisted for this post, you must have:

- Experience planning and delivering events both online and in-person
- Experience developing events from initial stages through to completion
- Experience working to budgets and monitoring income and expenditure
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Sound judgement and problem-solving skills

What we can offer you:

- 23 days’ paid annual leave (increasing with service to 28 days) plus bank holidays and flexi
- A pension scheme with up to 8% employer contributions
- Life Insurance
- Private Medical Insurance
- Permanent Health Insurance
- Health Cash Plan
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Season Ticket Loan
- Continuous Professional Development

Working Conditions:

We are based on the edge of the city, our office is bright, modern and open plan. We are a small and friendly workforce. As we move out of Covid restrictions we are presently operating a working model of office based and remote working and envisage operating a longer-term hybrid working model.

Additional information:

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If you require any reasonable adjustments to enable you to complete your application or would like us to apply reasonable adjustments when reviewing your application, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss your needs.

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore, we urge candidates to apply as soon as possible. Applications are sifted on receipt and shortlisted candidates are contacted to invite to an interview.

The Institution does not hold a visa sponsor licence, therefore, applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK and/or require visa sponsorship in order to continue working in the UK cannot be considered.

The Institution strives to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, where we can all be ourselves. We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity and the perspectives people from different backgrounds bring. Applicants will not be excluded on the grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, race, marital status, disability, age, religion and belief or sexual orientation.

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