Event Co-Ordinator | Collegiate AC
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Event Co-Ordinator

Event Co-Ordinator

Collegiate AC is the UK’s leading operator of luxury student accommodation, working closely with their partners to deliver an exceptional student experience in some of the most innovative schemes in leading University towns and cities.

The key to Collegiate’s rapid growth has been their unrelenting focus on delivering excellence in every aspect of their role, and working with like-minded partners who share their vision.

Role Overview:

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for the UK’s leading luxury student accommodation provider to manage their events calendar across 35 UK sites and future sites across Europe. Working closely with the Brand Manager, you will be responsible for developing and coordinating an annual calendar for Collegiate events including onsite, offsite and special events.

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

You will take responsibility for all aspects of events including, but not limited to:

  • Event research
  • Strategic input into developing an exciting and engaging portfolio of events
  • Pre-event and onsite execution in conjunction with onsite staff
  • Onsite staff training as required
  • General event logistics & transport
  • Contract negotiation and budget management
  • In conjunction with the Brand Manager working with strategic partners
  • External communications: Contribute to the development of event communication plans including website updates, invitations, email, social media and registrations if required
  • Internal Communication: Effectively communicate event plans to stakeholders and extended team on event progress, key milestones and action plans throughout the planning process
  • Comprehensive post event evaluation to deliver the best ROI

Requirements

Person Profile:

The successful applicant will have the following:

– An excellent track record in both the organisation and management of events

– Advanced presentation, negotiating and interpersonal skills necessary for effective management and communication

– Strong organisational skills

– Ability for autonomous and team work

– A flexible approach, with the ability to prioritise and work under pressure

– Experience of dealing with a wide range of people in both business and social contexts

– Persuasive, informed and consistent writing skills

– Meticulous attention to detail