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EMEA Events Specialist

I'm working with a leading US law firm in their search for a EMEA Events Specialist. The Events Team is responsible for the development, production and execution of a broad range of live and virtual client events, inclusive of but not limited to conferences, webinars, and client entertainment and hospitality events. The Events Team also assists with the coordination of large internal practice group and partner meetings and retreats.

The Events Specialist serves as an integral part of the Global Business development team, working with Business Development Practice Group support teams in the development and planning of these events, from the initial scope of work through the event's conclusion.

Key Responsbilities

  • Manage events from initial concept through to its conclusion. Including: establishing and managing project timelines, venue selection, contract negotiations, RSVP list management, managing the creation of event collateral such as invitations and signage, speaker procurement and coordination, catering, design, audio/visual needs, budget management and reconciliation and the preparation of event debriefs.
  • Work with Partners and internal departments to coordinate substantive and social client event programs and hospitality.
  • Assist with the coordination and management of the Global Business Development event calendar management.
  • Establish and cultivate relationships with vendors and industry professionals to ensure the firm receives the highest level of service.

About You

  • You will have established a strong career so far with event management from a professional services firm.
  • In-depth knowledge of the events landscape in London (and ideally other major European cities), including rental venues, restaurants, caterers, and key suppliers.
  • Fluency in another European languages is a plus, but not essential.

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