Sophie Wannop

Events Coordinator

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Account Management
  • Research
  • Budget Management
  • Event Management
  • Sales
  • Social Media
  • New Business Development
  • Event Logistics
  • Project Manaement
  • Microsoft Word Powerpoint Excel Outlook
  • Conference Production

Work history

Currently

Events Coordinator

QS

Jan 2016
  • • Solely managing all events for the QS Intelligence Unit, including awards ceremonies, conferences and launches • Working on a range of different events in the UK, Mexico and America • Responsible for producing agendas, sourcing speakers, booking venues and managing all aspects of logistics including costing, budgets and time management

2015

Events Coordinator

BSI

Feb 2015 - Dec 2015
  • This role required me to work with different departments across the business to produce events that brought a multitude of focused campaign messages to life. I was involved in all aspects of event operations, from concept development, through design to activation and was able to juggle multiple events in close time-frames. My role required me to be involved with conference production, as well as event logistics, and I employed proven project management, communication and strategy skills whilst doing so. Key Responsibilities: • In-depth research of a wide range of topics • Booking speakers and presenters • Creating event schedules and information packs • Managing event data including budgets and feedback • Sourcing venues • Coordinating deliveries • Selecting merchandise • Managing or assisting on site at events • Liaising with marketing and PR

2015

Account Executive

BSI

Mar 2013 - Jan 2015
  • This role predominantly involved managing the relationship between existing commercial clients. I was also responsible for up-selling, generating new leads and enticing new business to work with BSI. Ensuring that the client was always satisfied and their needs were met was paramount and is reflected in the success I enjoyed throughout the role. Key Responsibilities • Responsible for managing a portfolio of 300+ accounts • Consistently meeting and exceeding quarterly renewal rates, new business targets, SLA's and objectives • Committed to building long-term relationships with new and existing commercial clients whilst also enticing new leads • Ensuring the satisfaction of all clients by finding solutions to address customer needs • Responding to phone and email queries • Managing accounts for 7 different products • Led a project developing Process Flows for the department which evaluated current processes and proposed new efficient work processes, guaranteeing maximum performance

2013

Research & Policy Assistant

London Borough of Sutton

Dec 2012 - Mar 2013
  • 3 month temporary position Key responsibilities: - Developing marketing plans - Performance Monitoring Reports for environmental sustainability - Extensive research for different Planning projects - General administrative tasks e.g. emails, filing, minute taking

2012

Personal Assistant

Art For Industry

May 2011 - Aug 2012
  • Personal Assistant to the CEO for two summers whilst at University The company are the main supplier of decorative items and artwork to JD Wetherspoon and other pub and restaurant chains Key responsibilities: • Face to face meetings with prospective clients • Detailed research and diary management • General administrative tasks e.g. answering phone calls and emails

Education

2012

Politics

University of Sussex

Aug 2009 - Jun 2012
  • BA (Hons) - 2:1