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Events Executive

  • Location

    Watford, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Marketing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Alison Banks

  • Job ref:

    600

  • Consultant:

    Alison Banks

Events Executive, 25-28K, Watford

Are you an events executive with at least 2 years’ experience within professional services, looking for your next career move in the legal sector? An incredible opportunity has arisen with a forward-thinking, full-service law firm ranked as a leader in both the Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 directories. With over 430 members of staff across four offices, our client is a medium size national law firm with a commitment to the training and development of their employees at all levels.

The Role

To support the Senior Marketing Manager by managing and implementing the firm’s event programme across all four offices.  This role will be based in Watford, however, there will be an expectation for the successful candidate to support events in their London office, so regular attendance at this office will also be needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the marketing team in their activities
  • Co-ordinate and implement the firm’s events programme, which includes corporate hospitality, dinners, conferences, seminars, exhibitions, speaking opportunities, webinars, podcasts and lawyer networking
  • Research and evaluate new event opportunities
  • Manage event expenditure in collaboration with the Senior Marketing Manager to ensure budgets are managed
  • Deliver event marketing material which can involve hard copy invites or e-invites, social and digital marketing that I consistent with their brand image
  • Take a proactive approach on behalf of their Watford and London offices to seek out new opportunities for events and sponsorships
  • Develop a network of contacts in the Watford and London office to help build their profile and seek out commercial opportunities

What they are looking for

  • Will hold a degree with at least a 2:1 and/or with the Chartered Institute of Marketing qualification
  • Two or more years professional services marketing experience with a focus on event management
  • Ability to project manage, communicate actively, present to and persuade senior lawyers and partners, as well as, excellent attention detail, organisation and time management
  • Experience and an aptitude for business development is also a key for this role
  • Full driving licence required

What they can offer

  • A competitive salary
  • A reputation of being a friendly firm with approachable staff in all areas of the business
  • They understand the importance of a healthy work life balance, which is why they place emphasis on healthy living, offering all of their employee’s private healthcare, and a range of other benefits including up to 28 days holidays plus bank holidays, bonus schemes and generous pension contributions
  • They offer a wide range of activities like lunchtime yoga classes, theatre trips, running clubs and sports matches

 

If you are interested in this role, our client is looking to move quickly, so please send across your CV to Alison Banks via email at Alison@LRlegal.co.uk or if you’d like more information about this opportunity or others we have, call Alison for a chat on 0208 464 2506 or 07979 952 201