Meeting & Events Manager

  • Competitive salary offered
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SEI Investments (Europe) Ltd.
  • 11 Jun 18 2018-06-11

Set in modern, open plan and creative office environment we are looking for a new team member to join our client experience and service driven team as a Meeting and Events Manager. Working alongside the Senior Events Manager this role is a very fast paced and varied role where no two days are the same.

Set in modern, open plan and creative office environment we are looking for a new team member to join our client experience and service driven team as a Meeting and Events Manager. Working alongside the Senior Events Manager this role is a very fast paced and varied role where no two days are the same. Working closely with the concierge and corporate marketing team you will be planning multiple events, meetings and much more. This is a great role for someone with previous corporate events experience who has a passion for great customer service and enjoys working in a small team. Our people are great, and you’ll make us even better. If you are ready to take on your next step within an exciting and innovative financial technology firm, please apply today.  

Team/Unit Description

The SEI Corporate Events Team is responsible for the strategic planning, coordination and execution of SEI sponsored marketing events, conferences, investment seminars, client entertainment events and internal events. 

Job Description

The Meeting and Events Manager will be required to work in a team environment with other members of SEI’s Events Team in addition to the SEI Business Units. The Meeting and Events Manager will be responsible for coordinating SEI sponsored conferences, seminars, and client entertainment events as well as internal employee events, training, etc. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

 Manage projects from initial planning through to final execution and post event follow up
 Develop comprehensive event plans, evaluate and recommend event sites, recommend speakers, assess audio visual requirements, maintain attendee records as well as other meeting logistics 
 Serve as a liaison between SEI business units and events vendor partners
 Coordinate activities with all on-site vendor representatives 
 Negotiate contracts with hotels, audiovisual vendors, decorators, special advertising companies, etc.
 Ensure that all meetings and events are consistent with Business Unit strategy, positioning and budget
 Participate in special team/business development projects

Other:

 Adhere to all relevant FCA requirements and compliance
 Ability to maintain discretion as appropriate and remain calm under pressure

Position Requirements 

Skills and Experience Required:

 Previous experience with meeting and event planning, preferably in the financial services industry  
 Outstanding customer service skills
 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and/or relevant industry qualification (or equivalent) desired
 Strong negotiation and communication skills
 Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
 Ability to multi-task and adapt to unexpected changes in a fast paced environment 
 Demonstrated attention to detail
 Proficient IT skills including Microsoft Office knowledge preferred along with a willingness to learn new technologies as required

SEI is an equal opportunities employer

About SEI

Now in its 50th year of business, SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. As of March 31, 2018, through its subsidiaries and partnerships in which the company has a significant interest, SEI manages, advises or administers $869 billion in hedge, private equity, mutual fund and pooled or separately managed assets, including $335 billion in assets under management and $530 billion in client assets under administration. For more information, visit seic.com.