Events Executive at Octopus Energy

Posted on:
February 23, 2023

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What we do. Electric Car Leasing

Why we do it. Greener. Fairer. Future.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Events Executive to join our events team in an exciting role within a growing part of Octopus EV. You’ll represent Octopus EV in person, hosting client events to increase awareness of salary sacrifice and consideration among potential EV drivers.

You’ll need to be passionate about an electric future and keen to keep up-to-date on the latest news surrounding electric vehicles and the Octopus Group. 

You’ll be the face of our brand, having exciting and informative conversations with potential customers. Answering their questions, busting EV myths and helping people understand how salary sacrifice works.What you'll do...Showcase some of the latest electric vehicles on the market and educate clients on the latest tech and exciting featuresGive outstanding customer service, offering support and advice to current and future customersMyth bust, debate and offer a well-educated perspective on electric vehicles and a greener futureYou’ll travel across the country alongside our other Events Executive hosting in-person, virtual, and hybrid eventsManage events logistics - hosting and overseeing the set-up and de-rig of any marketing stands and materialsLiaise with clients directly, event planners, production teams and event support staff to ensure a smooth running of the eventProvide support to your team with managing the company car fleet used for events and businesses purposesReport on event performance and provide key feedback to the wider teamWhat you'll need...A full UK drivers licence for at least 1 year is essentialKnowledge of electric vehicles and how our salary sacrifice scheme works is beneficial A passion for creating awesome customer experiencesWillingness to do long distance driving and often stay away during the week Confidence in holding  1-2-1 conversations and presenting to a group audience both in-person and virtuallyExperience working in a very fast paced team, showing an entrepreneurial mind-set, being able to adjust to change and keep up with a fast moving businessA willingness to learn from others and work as a team to produce resultsOrganisational skills and an ability to make on the spot decisions at eventsA positive attitude and hands-on approach to event planning and delivery, with a particular eye for detail No previous events experience requiredWhy else you'll love it hereWondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we were voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people  Visit our perks hub - Octopus Employee BenefitsIf this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

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