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Events Planner

£30,670 – £30,670 yearly

Historic Royal Palaces

Last Updated: 1/10/23

Job Description

Historic Royal Palaces is the independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, the Banqueting House, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle & Gardens.

Location: HM Tower of London.
Salary: £30,670 Per Annum
Days/Hours of work: Full Time – 36 hours per week

Post will involve some evenings and weekends, and bank holidays, along with early mornings and late evenings as and when the events schedule requires it.

About the role

Historic Royal Palaces looks after some of the most iconic sites in the UK today including Hampton Court, the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, the Banqueting House, Kew Palace, and Hillsborough Castle.

We currently have an immediate vacancy in the Commercial Events team for an Events Planner based at HM Tower of London.

Reporting to the Commercial Events Manager, you will be joining a very busy team whose main responsibilities are maximizing income while ensuring the palace, it's residents, and day visitors are not detrimentally affected by our activities.

A friendly and efficient team that consistently produces events to delight our clients and bring them back for more, we are seeking a like-minded individual with a passion and creativity for events, and the history of the Tower and Monarchy.

Whether you’re focusing on sales, organisational detail, financial documents (or anything in between) your contact will always have accurate information and ultimate confidence in your ability.

About you

You must be a self-starter and a quick learner with the ability to hit the ground running. Possessing the ability to work on your own initiative, you must be flexible and adaptable with an outgoing and pleasant personality.

Someone who can work well in a team environment, you’ll also have excellent IT, communication, and interpersonal skills.

You will also have proven experience of selling a venue and running events on an operational level. In-depth knowledge of the industry is essential and an interest in British history is favourable.

Microsoft and database management skills will be required, along with experience of working with approved suppliers and using financial and diary systems such as Kinetix and E-fin.

Your attendance at events will be required as you will be responsible for ensuring all goes to plan and that all the client’s requirements are met.

This will involve evenings and weekends, bank holidays, along with early mornings and late evenings as and when the events schedule requires it.

Closing date: 9th March 2022 at 11:55pm

You may also have experience in the following: Events Coordinator, Hospitality, Events Co-ordinator, Conference Manager, Events Assistant, Conference Producer, PR, Public Relations, Events Manager, Sales, Business Development Events Organiser, Events Assistant, Events Manager, Events Administrator, Marketing Assistant, Marketing Administrator, Events Management, etc.

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Company Details

London, London, United Kingdom
We are a team of people who love and look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world. We create space for spirits to stir and be stirred. We want everyone to feel welcome and accepted. We tell stories about the monarchs you know, and the lives you don’t. We let people explore and we set minds racing. We are a charity, and your support gives the palaces a future, for everyone.