Events Officer / Project Manager – B2B Sustainability Events

Job Title: Events Officer / Project Manager – B2B Sustainability Events
Location: London
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 + Company Benefits
Reference: 12978
Contact Name: Team RR
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Job Published: October 30, 2019 22:50

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced events specialist who can use their strong organisational skills and project management expertise to encourage the supply chain in the construction industry to engage with the Supply Chain Sustainability School, accessing a range of free online learning and face to face training. The successful candidate will have strong organisational skills, be a self-starter who is process driven and has a good understanding of marketing.

Events Officer / Events Project Manager – B2B Sustainability Events
London, EC1V | £28,000 - £30,000 + Company Benefits

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Who we are

We are a leading sustainability consultancy, founded in 2006, with the aim of leading and inspiring sustainable business.

Our UK team currently comprises around 30 full and part time employees and associates, based around England and in Canada. Notable successes are that we:

+ Established, in 2013, and now deliver, the award-winning Supply Chain Sustainability School including the industry-leading Fairness, Inclusion & Respect (FIR) programme
+ Launched, in 2014, and support our clients to use, our sustainability reporting tool
+ Authored the ISO 20400 in sustainable procurement and are now leading global adoption through our social enterprise arm and our commercial consultancy services
+ Provide bespoke, specialist business advice, training, and practical tools to leading organisations such as Siemens, the Houses of Parliament, Warwick University, the NHS and British Land.

Many of our clients are leaders in their sectors on sustainability and supply chain issues and we are proud of our reputation for leading the thinking in this area.

We are certified by the Living Wage Foundation as an accredited Living Wage employer. We support our people to work flexibly and maintain a work-life balance, within the context of delivering a responsive and high-quality service to clients and School Partners. We are committed to maintaining a respectful and inclusive workplace culture.

The Events Officer / Project Manager Role:

Reporting to our Marketing Manager Emily you will manage and drive forward the Supply Chain Sustainability School, by engaging its membership and Partner organisations. This is achieved by devising and delivering e- marketing campaigns that promote and support the School through participation in our training programme, online activity, as well as working closely with Partner organisations to understand and support their needs.

The successful candidate for the post will be able to demonstrate a track record in delivering events & workshops programmes whilst managing key stakeholders and their expectations, keeping to deadlines and achieving specific outputs.

Required Key skills:

+ Event and project management skills
+ Good organisational skills with attention to detail and ability to work in a flexible and creative way
+ Understanding and use of website content and email marketing platforms.
+ Ability to analyse and interpret data with a range of digital marketing tools and advice on solutions.
+ Proven ability to engage with your database in a creative manner; use information in an intelligent way which input into your marketing plans.
+ Good understanding of all social media platforms and how to maximise their effectiveness
+ Demonstrate knowledge of Content Management Systems, PowerPoint and Microsoft Office skills and ability to manipulate data
+ Knowledge of online products, services, preferably in sustainability or construction
+ Ability to communicate clearly in both verbal and written form, with excellent telephone skills
+ Ability to work with other team members to deliver high quality outcomes
+ Takes on full ownership and responsibility to deliver against target, solve problems and manage workload proactively.
+ Experience of managing projects with multiple stakeholders.
+ Ability to multi-task and prioritise in a busy environment.
+ Experience of engaging with online communities desirable.

Experience/ Skills/ Qualifications:

+ Degree educated
+ 2-3 years working in a fast moving commercial marketing and events environment
+ A passion for sustainability would be preferable
+ Understanding of the Construction Industry preferable
+ Proactive approach - a “can do” attitude and proven ability to make things happen

Salary & Benefits:

+ £28,000 - £30,000 (dependant on experience)
+ 25 days plus 8 statutory holidays plus 1 day for birthday
+ 8% contribution to pension
+ Development - we offer the opportunity to grow in this award-winning consultancy with the support of leading experts and innovative new practices.

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