Commencing early January 2015 on a fixed term contract for 6 months
Grade D, Salary starting at £31,160 pro rata depending on experience
The Barbican is Europe's largest multi-arts venue and is highly respected for its diverse range of activities spanning music, festivals, theatre, visual arts, cinema, conferences and trade exhibitions.
A short term contract cover position has come available within the Business Events Management team. As a Business Events Manager, you will be responsible for the management and delivery of a range of corporate events. These will include Annual General Meetings for blue chip clients, corporate presentations, graduation ceremonies, seminars, photo and film shoots and other conference and banqueting business.
Applicants should have substantial experience in a quality venue where customer service is paramount. You will have demonstrated responsibility for the detailed planning and execution of allocated events. The ability to work as part of a team is vital, however you will also need to demonstrate capability to work alone on allocated projects.
The ideal candidate will have highly developed presentation, interpersonal and organisational skills and be managing multiple projects with a good eye for detail. Word processing skills are essential, however, training for the Centre's computerised management system will be provided. The role includes infrequent evening and weekend work.
This is an excellent opportunity to join our events team as we develop our creative approach to events.
All applications must include a completed application form. Late applications will not be accepted.
To apply, please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/jobs