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Events Executive

Events Executive

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Events

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £13.74 - 16.48 per hour

  • Contact :

    Dagmara Wolosiuk - DePaula

  • Contact email:

    dagmara.DePaula@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7315

  • Job ref:

    HQ00039581

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Weeks

  • Closing date:

    2019-06-07

  • Posted:

    2019-05-10

  • Consultant:

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A great opportunity has arisen for a temporary Events Executive for an independent school based in London in order to cover period of 6-8 weeks.

Key Responsibilities will include:

Deliver a range of scheduled events and activities for the School.
Attend and host at key events and take a share of responsibility for their smooth and successful running
Work with internal and external colleagues to book venues, organise catering and provide sound event plans
Manage a busy inbox of external enquiries relating to events, responding promptly, politely and warmly to everyone who gets in touch
Create and carry out effective event marketing plans, showcasing each event on the website and through communications materials
Design, produce and distribute event invitations by email and post
Produce event materials e.g. name badges, place and menu cards
Work with senior volunteers and high-level donors to plan fundraising events and provide administrative assistance where necessary
Ensure attendee and dietary requirements data is recorded accurately on The Raiser s Edge.
Support the Director of Development in maximising fundraising revenue and goodwill towards the School


In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

Experience planning and delivering a range of events
Experience of using The Raiser s Edge (or other CRM/fundraising databases)
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
Strong numeracy and IT skills
Patient and positive under pressure, remaining flexible in a dynamic working environment with competing priorities
Instinctive customer service approach professional, welcoming and friendly, with a natural desire to go the extra mile to help and exceed expectations
First-rate interpersonal skills with an ability to build relationships with people at all levels, both internally and externally, to inspire trust and to handle complaints
Self-motivation, persistence and good-humour
Proven ability to work as both a team member and on own initiative with limited supervision
Experience in handling confidential information, using tact and diplomacy