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Event Executive

  • Edinburgh
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent

Eden Scott is delighted to be working with a fast-growing Edinburgh events company/destination management company (DMC)

They unlock the true potential of events in London, Edinburgh and the UK through fresh ideas and connected partnerships. Their goal is to challenge the norm, to be innovating and provide a fresh approach without compromising on service excellence, seamless operations and great value for money.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team in the role of looking for an enthusiastic individual with relevant events experience to join the operations team as an Event Executive. The successful candidate will be providing operational support to our Event Managers on a wide range of events.

This is a permanent full-time role and is an integral part of supporting our busy Edinburgh team based in our office in central Edinburgh. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly organised events' professional to further their career within the events industry with a creative and forward-thinking events company / DMC.

Key responsibilities of the role:
Responsible for supporting the event managers and company directors with ensuring projects are completed on time and in accordance with the proposal and client brief

Assisting with the creation and management of event proposals and event budgets, adhering to clients' briefs and expectations with a demonstrable creative flair for food, beverage and event styling

Proof reading of proposals with an eye for exceptional attention to detail

Brilliant problem-solving skills

Venue searching according to the brief

Sourcing and managing external suppliers

Co-ordinate hotel and venue booking requirements Processing invoices and logging them within an internal system, setting up new job numbers, updating our WIP sheet, ensuring invoices are processed on time

Building relationships with suppliers, negotiating to get the very best value and quality for the available budget

Liaise with clients (via e-mail/phone/contact reports/status reports/presentations) as directed by the event management team

Preparation of event documentation and onsite lists and reports, including working documents, function sheets and preparation for all client events

On site support with client events

Representing the company at industry event

Key skills and experience required:

To be successful within this role you will ideally already have 2 years plus corporate events experience within a hotel or venue or other event management company.

You will have a positive attitude and enthusiasm and be able to work autonomously as well as part of a team. As a logical thinker you will be able to multi-task and take a proactive approach to your work whilst managing your client and internal deadlines. You will also be confident working with big personalities and be able to ask questions and seek assistance when necessary. You will have a flexible and proactive working attitude and be willing to work outside of core hours to assist with early morning, evening, weekend or Bank holiday events.

Competitive salary and significant company benefits.

Flexible working is provided, this is currently office based 3 days per week

Eden Scott is dealing exclusively with their client on this vacancy so to be considered for this exciting opportunity with a truly unique and best in class employer, please submit your CV online.

Sally Rae
Point of contact
Sally Rae
Business Manager
0131 550 1138 07776 662 506

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