Events Coordinator – Marketing

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

You will have responsibility for:

    • Implementing the Group’s Events Plan and providing administration support to develop it:
    • Internal activities (e.g. team away days, celebrations etc.)
    • External profile building:
    • Fund-level marketing events
    • PLC-level events (e.g. Capital Markets Days)
    • Managing all event details including registration lists (ensuring that all events are run at the agreed capacity), equipment and promotional material.
    • Conducting research, gathering information and presenting venue suggestions to the Head of Marketing & Communications.
    • Managing the production of marketing material and syndication (across online and offline channels) to help promote all events and facilitate engagement.
    • Providing support in the pre and post event marketing, generating leads for the Sales/Business Development functions and helping to manage marketing campaigns.
    • Proactively handling any arising issues and troubleshooting any emerging problems on the event day.
    • Conducting pre- and post-event evaluations and reporting on event feedback.
    • Providing administration assistance to the Marketing team as needed, with particular focus on implementing agreed tactics to support the Marketing team and wider Group’s KPIs.
    • Supporting other colleagues’ use of CRM and marketing systems used by the business and be able to ensure that data is collected and curated accurately.
    • Managing and providing support for in-house meetings including catering, meeting room bookings and equipment.

 SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

    • Creativity and flair for organising events.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and confidence to organise people to ensure an event runs smoothly.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • A keen eye for detail and perfection.
    • Excellent time/project management with a high level of organisation is essential, including the ability to work to tight deadlines and manage multiple projects independently.
    • MS Office proficiency and experience using digital / technology eventing platforms.
    • Strong work ethic and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Self-starter with a passion for technology and start-ups and a desire to progress within a growing investment business.
    • Regular travel throughout the UK required. These are usually day trips, but very occasionally overnight. Fortnightly team meetings take place in Manchester and Henley in-Arden and candidates will be expected to join these meetings.
    • BS in Event Management or related field is an advantage although not essential.
    • We are a collaborative team and so it’s important that you share our Mercia Core Values (Growth Focused, Responsive, Knowledgeable, Trusted).
    • You must be prepared to travel to our other Mercia offices and ideally hold a driving licence enabling you to drive in the UK.
    • You should have the right to work in the UK.
    • The role is initially part-time (2-3 days per week) but increasing over time.

 WHAT WE OFFER:

In addition to a competitive base salary, we have a range of perks and benefits which we believe help you to learn well, work well and live well, including:

    • Work with a highly talented team – inclusive culture.
    • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (with the option to buy up to 1 additional working week).
    • Discretionary days granted to cover the Christmas/New Year period.
    • Option to carry forward up to 5 days annual leave each year.
    • Private healthcare plan.
    • Discretionary Group Bonus Scheme.
    • Life assurance at 4 x salary.
    • Income Protection Scheme.
    • Personal Accident Scheme.
    • Long term Incentive Schemes.
    • Pension Scheme with employer contribution of up to 11%.
    • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Leave (with qualifying service).
    • Electric Vehicle Scheme (with qualifying service).
    • Cycle to Work Scheme.
    • 2 Mercia Spirit days annually.
    • Wellbeing support – including a dedicated counselling service.
    • Annual Flu Vaccine.
    • Routine Eye Testing.
    • Regular 121s and access to our new Learning Management System for training and career development.
    • Company socials and more unique perks under Mercia Heart programme.
    • We currently benefit from hybrid/flexible working arrangements. These are non-contractual and may be subject to change.

 

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Mercia Asset Management PLC is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We value diversity at  Mercia and are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment equally and fairly, regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious beliefs, gender or gender realignment, sexual orientation or marital status, disability, responsibility for dependants or age. 

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