CONFERENCE AND EVENT PLANNER - MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATION
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established events team within a well know association and lead on the delivery of a range of high profile conferences and exhibitions!
This organisation is the leading specialist medical association delivering conferences, exhibitions and congresses for members across the UK with over 3,000 members including consultants, HCPs, clinicians and trainee Doctors - this organisation provides policy updates and educational events to promote excellence in care. Events can range from training courses for 20 pax, to their largest annual conference and expo which sees 2000 pax attend.
A new opportunity has become available within the events department as a Conference and Event Planner to lead on the delivery of a range of conferences, events and meetings working closely with the events and sales team, this person will be key to the delivery of the annual events programme and will involve internal and external stakeholder management.
Working on the events from initial planning stage including developing educational strategy
Leading the delivery of their conferences ranging from 200 - 300 pax
On the larger events taking ownership for programme and exhibition management.
Full logistics including venue finding, catering, AV, delegate and registration management, conference materials, social events and onsite management.
Developing the content of the programme alongside the committee
Speaker management and booking their travel and accommodation
Attending site visits and pre-planning meetings at venues
Overseeing the delivery of the event on-site
Sourcing new suppliers and negotiating preferable rates
Budget management and reconciliation
Post event de-brief and looking at ROI
The ideal person will have experience managing conferences and exhibitions. My client will consider backgrounds in associations, conference and exhibition organisers as well as client side roles. This is a lovely team within in a great organisation and could be the next step in your career!