Leading Payments Company requires bright vibrant Events Coordinator to join their dynamic team.
Main job function
The main purpose of this role is to plan, co-ordinate and execute events in order to promote the business. The Events Coordinator reports directly to the HOD Marketing. They are responsible for researching, planning and executing events. It requires coordinating all logistics related to the delivery of events. They are required to liaise with all relevant parties (both internal and external) as well as service providers to ensure the effectiveness of events. Internal liaison takes place extensively with the marketing team and relevant internal stakeholders. External liaison takes place with various service providers and stakeholders.
Grade 12 or equivalent (Essential)
Relevant degree/diploma (Essential)
4 years’ experience in event coordination / event management (Essential)
Driver’s license (Essential)
Knowledge of events and logistics management
Knowledge of marketing principles
Knowledge of marketing & communication processes
Duties and responsibilities (include but is not limited to):
To liaise with relevant stakeholders to ensure successful events take place
To effectively research and plan the event logistics
Produce detailed proposals for events detailing timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets
Research potential venues
Research potential suppliers and contractors
Negotiate prices and obtain sign off for hire agreements
Manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics (for example, venue, catering, travel)
Manage all pre-event planning, organising guest speakers and delegate packs
To ensure proper and successful execution of events
Research opportunities for new events
Monitor trends in order to ensure events are relevant and current
Propose innovative ideas for future events
A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.