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Global Events Executive – Global Government Forum

Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Hours: Full Time
Remuneration/ Pay rate: Competitive depending on skills/experience
Location: Rickmansworth

Pendragon International Media is a publishing, events and research business serving top civil servants around the world. We are seeking a Global Events Executive – to project manage our existing events and launch new events.

Our events bring together public sector officials in country and around the world on topics such as digital services, financial and data management, public engagement, policy making, staff development and organisational reform. Our flagship annual events include Innovation, Putting Citizens First the Global Government Summit bringing together the heads of civil service from around the world and the Global Government Finance Summit bringing together heads of finance ministries from around the world.

Our website carries news, interviews and features. Our 300,000-strong audience is truly global.

The Role
A growing organisation, we are expanding our events. This is a full time role with international travel. Normal working hours are 9am to 5:30pm but as with events there will be times when weekends or longer hours are required.

The successful candidate will manage and develop Global Government Forum’s and associated portfolios events.

Working with the chief executive and wider teams in editorial and sales, you will be given advice, assistance in running our existing events from creating agendas, sourcing venues and other suppliers, to identifying and acquiring delegates.

Key responsibilities will include:
• Development, production of events from proposal right up to delivery
• Budget management
• Manage venues and suppliers
• Produce event agendas
• Delegate acquisition (non sales)
• On day event management
• Research and propose new event opportunities

The role is based in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, working remotely will be considered depending on experience. There will be a formal interview process: following conversations via Skype or phone. Suitable candidates will be asked to provide evidence of past relevant experience.

About Pendragon International Media

Pendragon, the publisher of Global Government Forum, is a fast-growing small business that helps senior civil servants around the world to meet policy, management and service delivery challenges by building their skills, knowledge and connections. Founded by Kevin Sorkin, the former publisher of UK specialist title Civil Service World, we provide editorial content, research and events free of charge to this very senior, expert and influential audience. For more information, see Pendragon International Media

How to apply

First take a look at Then please send your CV and a covering letter of 500-1000 words, explaining why your skills, experience and interests make you the right person for the job [email protected].

The closing date is 11 July 2019.