Events Logistics Manager
Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.
The RIBA is a global professional membership body, and a cultural organisation, driving excellence in architecture.
Salary: £30,720 per annum
Hours: 35 hours, full time – 12-month FTC maternity cover
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) champions better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and its members. With a passion to promote a wider public appetite and interest in architecture through its website, exhibitions, talks and four million-strong collections, the RIBA has led the profession since its foundation in 1834, and continues to lead as architects face the challenges of the 21st century.
Our Venues team, market and sell the RIBA's 7 meetings and event facilities, and as an Events Logistics Manager, you will be responsible for delivering our budgets and managing resulting events at 66 Portland Place.
Booking and managing meetings and events for up to 400 guests, your role will be wide-ranging including dealing with corporate, private clients and internal events. You’ll be involved in contributing to the growth of the department’s turnover by applying sales techniques and assisting team members in applying the same.
With proven sales, logistics, event planning and delivery experience and a passion for selling and delivering event services in a Heritage, Historical or Unique venue (or 4* hotel) you will be a confident sales-driven team member. A first-class communicator, you’ll have the ability to build and develop relationships, manage expectations, meet deliverables and negotiate with clients and suppliers.
Highly motivated, organised and target driven, you should be able to work as part of a wider team.
You’ll need to be educated in Business, Sales, Hospitality, Catering or a related subject, with experience of a PMS/Booking system as an advantage.
The RIBA offers employees a range of staff benefits including 26.5 days of annual leave + half-day for Christmas shopping, paid closure between Christmas & New Year, season ticket loan and generous pension scheme. For more details on our benefits click here
If you would like to apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter using the form below (for this position, “Work Examples” are not required so please submit your CV or covering letter again in this field). Additionally, please ensure that you complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which will be submitted separate from your application
Please read job description: Events Logistics Manager
Closing date: Wednesday 1st December 2021
Interview date: W/C 6th December 2021
The RIBA aims to be an inclusive employer, committed to developing a varied and mixed workforce where all are encouraged to be themselves. We value applications from all sections of society and welcome requests for flexible working across our organisation.
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