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Archived: Business Events Manager (Barbican Exhibition Halls)

Starting salary of £32,760 pa inclusive of London Weighting
Ideally to commence in September 2017

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 permanent, full time 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 wide range of events held in the Barbican’s Exhibition Halls. These will include Trade and consumer exhibitions, examinations, Annual General Meetings for blue chip clients, corporate presentations, graduation ceremonies, seminars, photo and film shoots and other conference and events business.

You should have substantial experience in a quality venue where customer service is paramount. You will have demonstrated responsibility for the detailed planning and executing of allocated events. The ability to work as part of a team is vital while also having capability to work alone on allocated projects.

Training for our venue management and purchasing systems system will be provided though it would be an advantage if you have experience using similar systems. The role includes infrequent evening and weekend work. The ideal candidate will have highly developed presentation, interpersonal and organisational skills and be managing multiple projects with a good eye for detail.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our Business Events team as we develop our creative approach to events.

Closing date for receipt of applications is midday, 8 September 2017.

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Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number BC676. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.