Events Co-ordinator - Solar Media Ltd

We are currently recruiting for an Event Co-Ordinator for our London offices. The candidate will join a successful conference team working across our International Conferences.

The Company

Solar Media has an International portfolio of events in the USA, Africa, Europe and Asia. We work in collaboration with our customers to help their businesses thrive and create a sustainable solar future on a global scale.

Solar Media Ltd provides the most authoritative independent and valuable information for the rapidly growing international solar industry, online, in print, through market intelligence and in person. We are known as leaders within the renewable sector and if you feel strongly about the future of Renewables and want to play an important role, look no further.

The Role

This is a newly created position and will be to assist in event management and realisation of a portfolio of solar manufacturing events across South East Asia and India.

The main focus of the role is to work closely with event production, sales and organisation committees to reach event revenue targets and related deliverables. It will involve working closely with other team members to plan and deliver successful events.

Responsibilities:

Assume prime role in delegate revenues, headcount target and invited VIP guest allocations to events.
Assisting with speaker engagement and management
Liaising with press offices and partnership contacts at key organisations
Research and feedback calls with key individuals to identify their priorities for the events
Building and updating contact database
Establishing relationships with key individuals to create advocacy for our events and ensure their continued involvement in the events.
Managing VIP invitations and networking
On-site participation at events, including partner-company liaison, effecting pre-arranged and ad-hoc meetings

Candidate requirements:

Experience working on global events
Understanding revenue generation streams from events, including sponsorship and delegate sales contributions
Excellent communication skills, in particular with overseas events participants
Experience managing on-site requirements for events, including demands of speakers, sponsors and attendees
Interest in the renewable energy sector and desire to actively engage with this audience
Excellent telephone etiquette and written communication skills
Ability to travel internationally and confidence in face-to-face networking

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What we offer:

Competitive annual salary
Bonuses based on event performance
Inspiring and motivational environment with a great team spirit
International travel to attend the events

Due to the high level of applications we receive we are unable to respond to each application. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks, then you have been unsuccessful in getting to the next stage.