Conference & Events Executive
£20,000 - £30,000
Posted on: Tuesday 09 October, 2018
About our company:
•SAGE is an independent, leading academic and professional publisher. We are a growing company, with over 1,500 employees based in London, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Singapore, New Delhi and Melbourne.
•We believe that education is intrinsically valuable for a healthy society and we're dedicated to producing high quality content in our books, journals and digital products.
•We're passionate about contributing to our local communities; we run a diverse mix of community-based schemes each year and we make sure everyone has the chance to get involved.
About our team:
•SAGE attends over 200 external conferences and exhibitions every year, participating as either a sponsor or an exhibitor. We're a small, friendly and creative team, responsible for the planning and delivery of SAGE’s presence at these conferences to meet the internal goals and objectives.
•Our work is vital in utilizing conferences to effectively communicate the SAGE brand and particularly to generate leads for our digital products such as SAGE Video, support college textbook adoptions and raise the profile of SAGE journals.
•Working closely with marketing, editorial and sales we plan our presence across a list of faculty and library focused conferences, arranging all logistical elements, testing new methods to showcase our portfolio of products and finding innovative ways to engage with delegates via our stand presence.
Could you be our new Conference & Events Executive? Are you:
•A graduate or equivalent, with 1-2 years’ experience working on the logistical side of events.
•A highly organized multi-tasker with strong skills in managing projects, deadlines and expectations.
•A good communicator and people person who works well in a team as well as someone who has the confidence to lead and collaborate on event planning with colleagues across the businesses sharing results and new ideas.
•Must have a keen eye for detail.
•Must have experience of working with Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and are good at picking up new software quickly.
Your new role:
•A position within the PR & Conferences department in our London office, this is a great opportunity to develop your existing events planning and marketing experience, to support the Senior Conference & Events Manager with the planning, coordination and delivery of conferences ranging from small table top displays to large exhibition stands.
•You will be managing all logistical elements, along with the delivery of all conference equipment and promotional materials to our stand working closely with our marketing and editorial departments. Producing conference attendees briefing packs, product price lists, and liaising with external suppliers.
•There will be opportunities to lead on your own projects that support overall team objectives, collaborate with colleagues at all levels across the business and develop into a Conference & Events expert.
To apply please upload a Cv and cover letter in a single file using the link provided.