Marketing and Events Coordinator

London, UK

Company Overview

Procurement Leaders™ is a multi-award-winning business intelligence platform and network organisation specialising in procurement, sourcing and supply chain management arenas. With 750 companies and over 33,000 members in our growing network, we are proud to partner with procurement executives from the world’s leading brands such as Google, IBM, Ralph Lauren, Nestle, Siemens, Johnson & Johnson and Lego.

Strategic procurement is critical to organisational success in today’s competitive market. We focus on providing a niche intelligence platform with in-depth research and insight, tools and advisory services plus our expert network. These services enable members to accelerate transformation, not just by delivering savings faster, but by unlocking opportunities to drive increased revenue and ever-greater value.

Role Overview 

The candidate will be responsible for organising a series of customer events and meetings globally, as well as supporting some of our large conferences. You will gain experience in tools such as our marketing automation platform (Marketo) and CRM platform (Salesforce). In addition to building skill sets in copy-writing, project management, stakeholder management and reporting.

Key Responsibilities

MARKETING

  • Developing and executing on creative marketing campaigns to drive attendees, onsite customer experience and post event engagement – from creation to reporting
  • Analysing the success rate of the marketing campaigns and make real time programme adjustments
  • Delegate acquisitions for the roundtables to recruit high profile executives
  • Manage the networking activities (dinners, lunches, drinks receptions), supporting the event marketing team on execution
  • Collateral and PowerPoint creation for all events

EVENT LOGISTICS

  • Venue management – sourcing and contract negotiation
  • Budget management – creating and tracking spend
  • Travel management – booking couriers, accommodation, transport
  • Onsite support – supporting event managers at events, including registration

EXTERNAL STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

  • Members – working closely with member hosts to provide logistical support for member and community events
  • Sponsors – managing all expectations and contractual agreements for sponsored events

INTERNAL STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

  • Event operations team – working closely throughout the year when our large commercial events need support for pre, onsite and post event
  • Marketing team – working closely with the team to provide support on the member and community events and delegate communications and experience
  • Partnerships team – working closely with our sales team who sell sponsored roundtables to ensure sponsorship fulfilment

Key Attributes, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 1 years relevant B2B experience
  • Show attention to detail and care in your work
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Be a great team player who can also work independently
  • Excellent communication skills including telephone skills
  • Able to learn and adapt to projects quickly
  • Demonstrable ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Creative outlook and commercial awareness
  • Experience of working in events either delivering or marketing
  • Strong IT skills – Excel, PowerPoint are a must.
  • Preferred but not necessary – Photoshop, marketing automation (Marketo), CRM (Salesforce), HTML and CVENT

Success metrics

  • Achieving event attendee targets
  • Delivering marketing campaigns on time and with trackable outcomes
  • Hitting deadlines within the project schedules
  • Providing adequate support to the operations team during peak event periods