Events Executive - salary up to £30k

Contract:

Permanent

Full- part-time:

Full-time

Closing date:

29 May 2019

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Are you an ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic events professional looking for a fast moving role full of challenges and opportunities to grow and learn? If you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for event management, then this is the job for you.

Under guidance from the Senior Events Executive you will plan and deliver an annual programme of events including an annual conference, graduation ceremony and regional events. As our Events Executive, you will be involved in every aspect of event planning and you will be responsible for delivering half of our regional member events which take place in the evening across the UK. You will liaise with speakers, arrange all the logistics, work on the budget, be the on-the-ground event lead, and deliver the post-event evaluation.

You will be able to demonstrate your excellent organisation, time management and customer service skills. If you have a proactive and hardworking approach, coupled with event management systems experience, strong IT and communication skills, then we want to hear from you. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to progress their career in events.

About us

The College of Optometrists is the professional body for optometry. It qualifies the profession and delivers the guidance and development to ensure optometrists provide the best possible care. We promote excellence through the College’s affixes, by building the evidence base for optometry, and raising awareness of the profession with the public, commissioners, and health care professionals.

We are a supportive and friendly team. The College provides a range of benefits to employees including a generous pension scheme, season ticket loan, private health care and a health cash plan scheme, a good holiday entitlement, life assurance, an employee assistance programme and time off in lieu for evening/weekend events.

Applications

The job description can be downloaded below. To apply, please send your CV and a one page letter that sets out the skills and experience you can bring to the role and indicating your current salary and benefits package to jobs@college-optometrists.org or by post to Human Resources, The College of Optometrists, 42 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5NG by 5pm on Wednesday 29 May. First interview date: Wednesday 5 June. Second interview date: Friday 14 June.  Please note that if you have not been contacted by these dates then your application has been unsuccessful.  No agencies or other recruitment services please.

 

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Closing date:

29 May 2019

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