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With a passion and advanced knowledge of the events industry I am an extremely driven and conscientious professional with a proven record of delivering and organising first class, high caliber events. Acknowledged as a highly organised, creative individual I am a team player who prides themselves in consistently delivering an exceptional standard of service in high pressured environments. Having coordinated several marketing campaigns within my current role, I possess an advanced knowledge of the marketing realm. I am currently undertaking my CAM Diploma in Digital Marketing to further my existing knowledge in this field.
As an integral member of the fast paced and dynamic Private Events team my duties include; • Handling a range of events from initial enquiry to completion and on site event co-ordination • Acting as the first point of call for all enquiries relating to venue hire • Producing detailed event proposals (e.g. hire charges, caterers and suppliers) • Supporting senior staff with marketing initiatives including website and social media • Seeing through the re-launch of Guildhall’s brochure from copywriting all content to project sign off and distribution • Organising show rounds/site visits of Guildhall • Liaising with external suppliers to ensure a smooth and efficient service • Devising floor plans and event arrangements for clients • Ensuring all legal documentation including health and safety are obtained prior to event(s)
• Creating and maintaining event files • Providing clients with venue hire costs and availability using the event diary system, Artifax • Using CBIS systems in accordance with the City Corporations financial regulations • Producing feedback surveys for clients in accordance with the departments KPI’s • Creating reports for the management team to analyse and include in Business Plans • Diary Management (Assistant PA) for the City Remembrancer
Assisting on the organisation and project management of high caliber, hospitality events for the City such as The Reception and Banquet in Honour of the President of the Republic of Singapore, The Lord Mayor's Banquet and business led speeches and seminars from visiting Heads of Government. Duties included but were not limited to; • Researching guest lists, issuing invitations and recording responses for events • Attending meetings with outside organisations or Members to develop event arrangements • Placing orders with suppliers and monitoring each event budget to ensure costs are contained and audit requirements met • Devising table plans and producing ceremonial briefing notes and other correspondence and documentation for each event • Advising Members, Officers and outside bodies on matters connected with the organisation and arrangements for individual events • Reviewing post event correspondence and feedback to highlight and address any issues • Market testing of services to ensure Best Value is achieved
• Providing the key Front of House services including Security, Stewarding and Reception. • Assisting with the smooth running of the event operation with particular focus on the safety and well-being of all guests • Being the first point of contact to deal with any access related problems • The safe evacuation of guests in their area in an emergency situation • Enforcement of house policies in the appropriate manner • Safeguarding the breaching of licensing laws and criminal laws
Assisting during London Fashion Week and London Fashion Weekend for three consecutive seasons.
Describing items from a range of high street and luxury brands, uploading latest collections from 50+ leading retailers onto website, error reporting faults on site and creating training documents for new staff. Formulating spreadsheet logs following analytical site testing for usability and bugs.
• Attending pitches for new business designs proposed by other companies • Paper-work and newspaper referencing • Individually contributing my ideas to new business proposals • Shadowing staff to further my knowledge of the company • Transferring telephone calls to other parts of the department
First Class Honours