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Employer

Chemical Watch

Job title Events Manager
Location Shrewsbury, UK
Salary range Depending on experience
Date posted 02-Jul-18
Apply by 28-Aug-18
Contact Judy Jackson
judy.jackson@chemicalwatch.com
https://chemicalwatch.com/jobs/
Tel: 020 3603 2115
Summary CW Research Ltd (CWR) provides the global business community with the facts and perspectives it needs to achieve safer chemicals in products. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Event Manager to join our events team in Shrewsbury.
Details

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Event Manager to join our events team in Shrewsbury

The company:

CW Research Ltd (CWR) provides the global business community with the facts and perspectives it needs to achieve safer chemicals in products. We provide a 360-degree view of this agenda, impartially reporting on the actions and opinions of all stakeholders in our community. Our company has a strong shared sense of purpose, fuelled by highly educated and motivated staff who want to make a difference with their work.

CWR has just celebrated its tenth anniversary year and continues to enjoy strong year-on-year growth which is forecast to continue in the next few years, and now employs some 52 staff. We are looking for an individual with drive, enthusiasm and passion. In return, you will find CWR a stimulating place to work and progress your career.

The role:

Reporting initially to the Events Director and after 6 months to the Senior Events Manager

  • Events research and production - working on up to 8 international conferences per year
  • Research speakers and topics for conferences and affiliated workshops
  • Speaker management including sending out invitations, confirmations and general liaison leading up to events
  • Requesting and checking all speaker PPT presentations before a conference
  • Liaison with marketing - checking all campaign materials
  • Maintaining speaker database
  • Attending and managing events on site
  • Venue management leading up to and during conferences
  • Liaison with events AV Manager concerning AV requirements and recordings
  • Liaison with events admin team on all customer relations issues

The candidate:

  • Numerate and literate
  • Willing to travel overseas
  • Personable
  • Hard working
  • Attention to detail
  • Organised
  • Good people skills
  • Able to work unsupervised

Current technologies:

Existing systems you will use include:

  • Microsoft Office suite
  • Salesforce (CRM)
  • Google sheets
  • Google docs
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word