Events Coordinator

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Job Description

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Events Coordinator to join our Marketing team. The successful candidate will have marketing and event management experience and skills in developing relationships with internal stakeholders and external contacts.

This role will support the Events and Partnerships Manager in the delivery of the Carbon Trust’s international B2B events programme in the context of the overall organisational marketing and communications plan. They will develop targeted third-party event activity (speaker, sponsorship and exhibition opportunities) to drive increased global awareness of the Carbon Trust through detailed event research and evaluation and ongoing management of the Carbon Trust speaker programme. They will also be responsible for delivering events in support of the marketing and communications objectives and to support Carbon Trust propositions. This includes supporting the delivery of events for partner/client projects as well as flagship Carbon Trust brand awareness events.

We offer a competitive salary and a performance based bonus. Our hours are 37.5 per week with 28 days paid holiday plus bank holidays and a generous pension scheme.

Our head office is in London, close to Blackfriars and Waterloo stations, we offer travel card loans, a cycle to work scheme, company away days and a 24-hour Employee Assistance Helpline.

We are an equal opportunities employer, value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on your skills and experience.

Responsibilities & tasks

Plan, research and deliver the Carbon Trust third party events calendar for the year, securing Carbon Trust involvement in external international events.

In conjunction with other team members and supporting the Events and Partnerships Manager, support in the direct delivery of Carbon Trust hosted events (virtual and in-person) for both Carbon Trust propositions and relevant client projects.

Maintain and build relationships with external event organisations, negotiate Carbon Trust participation at external events through contra deals.

Provide administrative event support e.g. events inbox, events calendar.

Contribute to appropriate and cost-effective promotion of events, particularly through web, newsletter and social media channels.

Liaise across the business areas to develop relations with key internal stakeholders to feed into the external events strategy.

Collate post-event research and reporting outcomes, managing an effective wrap-up process with the Client Support Team to capture and monitor leads generated by external event activity.

Make recommendations as a result of event feedback.

Contribute to weekly & monthly reports and support the co-ordination of internal communications around the events programme.

Ideal candidate

Skills & qualifications

Experienced and competent in planning and delivering events, in person and virtual.

Experience of relevant event-hosting and registration platforms, e.g. GoToWebinar, Swapcard, Zoom, Eventbrite.

Experience of producing promotional content, particularly on social media.

Ability to develop strong relationships with key external contacts.

Manages own time effectively to meet agreed targets; develops plans for specific work activities in own area, attention to detail essential.

Strong research and evaluation skills.

Confident decision maker.

Core sales and marketing experience, particularly with negotiation.

Can act in consultancy role as well as a team player.

Problem solving ability.

Effective in the management of key internal stakeholders.

IT competent (MS Office etc.); Excel experience necessary.

Flexibility to support logistics and attend occasional out of hours events.

How to apply

Joining the Carbon Trust provides an opportunity to work alongside some of the leading practitioners in the low carbon arena so if you are excited by this opportunity and would like to join us, please apply via our website and submit your CV and a cover letter.

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