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Event Logistics Manager, Maternity Cover

RIBA 1834 Ltd
London (Central), London (Greater)
up to £40,000 per annum based upon experience and location
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.



RIBA is a global professional membership body, and a cultural organisation, driving excellence in architecture.


Salary: up to £40,000 per annum, based upon experience and location

Location: London/Hybrid working dependant on the needs of the business

Hours: 35 hours per week, 12-month fixed term contract


Why Join us?


Our Benefits:


RIBA offers an amazing employee benefits package which includes (a) a generous pension scheme with employer contributions (up to 12%), (b) life assurance, (c) annual leave of 27 days plus bank holidays and paid closure of 3 discretionary days between Christmas and New Year. For more details on our benefits click here

About the Role


Our Venues team market and sell meetings and event spaces at 66 Portland Place. It’s an exciting time in the Venues team, with active growth in the business, and upcoming changes for the use of the building. You will lead on the planning and organisation of a large portfolio of these bookings.


This includes booking, planning, running meetings and events for up to 400 guests, your role will be wide-ranging. You will deal with both corporate and private clients, working across key industries including financial services, media, retail and life sciences. Your portfolio will include conferences, meetings, parties, and seasonal packaged events – no two days will be the same.


You will be involved in contributing to the growth of the department’s turnover by applying post-contract sales techniques. You will also be both in the office and on-the-ground ensuring the highest visitor experience is delivered at all events in your portfolio, delivering 5-star service throughout, as well as fixing issues before they arise.


What are we looking for?


  • Proven logistics, event planning and delivery experience with a passion for planning and delivering event services in a Heritage, Historical or Unique venue.


  • A confident, driven team member with ability to work within financial constraints.


  • A first-class communicator, with the ability to build and develop relationships, manage expectations, meet deliverables, and negotiate with clients and suppliers.


  • A highly motivated, organised and target driven team player, also able to work as part of a wider team as well as taking responsibility for sole events.


  • An education background in Business, Sales, Hospitality, Catering, or related subject would be advantageous.


  • Experience with venue management systems, such as NFS Rendezvous, would be advantageous.



If you would like to apply for the position, please view the full job description below (found at 'supporting documents') and submit your CV and covering letter using the form below. Additionally, please ensure that you complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which will be submitted separate from your application.




Closing date: Wednesday 6 March 2024
Interview date: Wednesday 13 March 2024


Start Date: Monday 1 April 2024


Due to high volumes of applications we are unable to respond to everyone, however, should you be shortlisted for interview we will be in touch.  We may also close an advert earlier than the date above if we receive enough quality applications.


Please note that you must be able to demonstrate that you have the Right to Work in the UK.  We are unable to proceed with any candidates who cannot show the relevant documentation so please only apply if you meet these criteria. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer visa sponsorship.


RIBA aims to be an inclusive employer, committed to building an authentic and diverse environment where all are encouraged to be themselves. We champion work/life balance and welcome requests for flexible working across our organisation. We value applications from all sections of society and appreciate divergent experience, therefore if you are excited about the role and working with us, yet your experience may not align perfectly with every single skill or competency, we encourage you to apply anyway.  



Registered Charity No. 210566


The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture. Our purpose is to serve members and society in order to deliver better buildings and places, stronger communities and a sustainable environment.

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