Training and Events Coordinator

Salary: £21,000 -  £27,000
Location: [Staffordshire] Wolverhampton
Ref: NG63

Job Description

Training and Events Coordinator required for our professional services client based in Wolverhampton. We have a fantastic new opportunity for an energetic; customer focused and passionate Training and Events Coordinator to join our Policy, Marketing and Communications Team. The vision for this department is to be a dynamic, modern and innovative team that utilises digital methods and new ideas to communicate and engage effectively with businesses.

This will be a role that requires excellent organisational and communication skills, and a good understanding of event management. Our client operates in a B2B landscape so experience in this type of environment would be beneficial. This is an external facing role, so there will be a need to display exceptional customer service skills in this position.

Key duties will include:
• Implementation of a portion of the strategic annual events calendar. From development and implementation through to review.
• Responsibility for the following types of events: Awards, Business Festival Chamber lead, online webinars, seminars, training style workshops and conferences (these will be a mix of internal delivery and using external event companies to deliver).
• To ensure the events and training courses are to the highest standard and consistent for each event/training session we hold.
• Utilise the website and CRM system to enhance the customer journey through the event and training process.
• Facilitation of high quality networking opportunities for local businesses at events.
• Liaison with venues, speakers, trainers, delegates and all other suppliers to deliver an event or training course.
• Encourage members and businesses to attend events.
• To liaise with external event/training contractors to make sure any externally managed events/training courses meet our objectives.
• Work closely with the other departments to ensure successful event/training courses.
• Responsible for the company awards process from applications through to the event (with support from an external provider).
• The day to day contact for the Black Country Business Festival with the external event company that deliver the Festival.
• Responsible for the delivery of Training courses, this will include our Leadership Programmes, Masterclasses, Export training and any future training courses that are implemented.

Experience required
• Previous experience within Event and training implementation experience of 2 years plus in a B2B environment, with excellent networking skills. (preferable)
• Embraces and identifies new ideas, with an understanding of the digital landscape.
• Excellent organisational and communication skills to ensure objectives are achieved.
• Ability to liaise with all external suppliers/contacts.
• Works well in a team and across functions.
• Full driving license and access to a car.
• Enthusiastic and positive individual with a can-do attitude.

Salary & benefits Package:
• £21k -27k per annum dependent on experience
• 25 days per year plus public holidays
• Company Pension scheme 6% contribution based
• Death in Service Insurance – 3 x gross salary

Working Hours:
Our standard hours of work are 35 per week. This role requires some flexibility in response to business requirements including the need to attend some meetings outside normal office hours.

Personal Development
We recognise the importance of training and personal development for all our employees. We encourage a learning culture and support a range of training and development opportunities.
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