STÁŽ: CGSRS – Event Manager

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The Centre for Geopolitics & Security in Realism Studies (CGSRS) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation that promotes the realist approach to understanding and explaining contemporary international affairs. Through research, conferences, and media outreach, we inform policy makers and citizens about global problems and their solutions.

*Must have event management experience working for a conference and exhibition organiser, please do not apply otherwise*

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Event Manager to work at an exciting, multi-platform media business with, events, research and online portals. Reporting to the Client Services Director, the role’s core responsibilities will include:

  • To support and assist in the design and delivery of the CGSRS divisions events
  • Assist with sourcing venues
  • Assist with supplier research and negotiations
  • Managing on-side production at events
  • Work within budget
  • Deal with event enquiries
  • Managing the creation and updating of event websites
  • Liaise with potential conference speakers, contributors and event sponsors as required
  • Assisting with event marketing and delegate sales/initiations when required
  • Undertake any reasonable task that may be requested by the Client Services Director

Skills and experience:

  • The Event Manager should have at least 2 years experience working on conferences within the healthcare (or similar) sector
  • Excellent organisation skills, meticulous attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills – confidence to present observations/advice to (senior) colleagues and clients
  • Knowledge and experience of working in an events team
  • „Can do“ attitude to take ownership of plans
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in managing an event from start to finish, including budget management
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work within a budget
  • Able to build and maintain relationships with suppliers
  • Team player willing to adapt to a fast paced environment
  • IT knowledge

Please send a 1-2 page CV, and a 1-page cover letter to: