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We're looking for a Events Coordinator

Preston, Lancashire
£18k (OTE £25,000) per annum
Full Time
What does the job entail?

As the Events Coordinator, you will be responsible for securing, hosting and organising events in the EKM Auditorium for both external customers and the internal team.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the events process from start to finish, from securing booking to organising epic, 5 star memorable events.
  • Visit local networking meetings with a view to securing future bookings.
  • Keep accurate and up to date information on company systems on event bookings.
  • Operation of AudioVisual equipment during events.
  • Visit local businesses with a view to showcasing the event space and secure future bookings.
  • Ensure the event space is dressed appropriately prior to events to client specifications.
  • Manage the booking process, raise invoices and manage ticket sales using internal systems.
  • Understand and adhere to ekm.com and Industry compliance standards.
  • Build relationships with local businesses and become involved in the local business community
  • To attend and contribute to daily/weekly/monthly meetings both on and off site in a positive and creative manner.
  • Adherence to company policies as per staff handbook.

Personal Specification

  • Essential:
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
    • Competitive drive to succeed with exceptionally high standards.
    • Self starter with high energy with the ability to work both individually and in a team environment to achieve an agreed business goals.
    • Demonstrate ability to build professional and influential customer relationships and a strong team player internally
    • Excellent telephone manner.
    • Excellent presentation skills.
    • Willing to represent EKM at external events as required.
    • Previous experience working in an events environment.
  • Desirable:
    • CIM membership or qualification.
    • Previous presentation experience.
    • Past experience using audio visual equipment.
    • Good commercial awareness.
    • Intermediate Excel skills.

The EKM Culture

Picture working for a tech giant like Google or Apple… relaxed dress code, free tea & coffee, lots of company trips and a real campus feel to your workplace. Silicon Valley might be a few thousand miles away, but ekm.com was born and bred in sunny Lancashire.

With an open approach to managing people and a strong emphasis on knowledge share, ekm.com’s success comes from its staff, the ideas they generate and the amazing results they bring.

Check out all the main EKM perks and benefits
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recruitment@ekmsystems.co.uk
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