Events Manager

Job Location: Jersey

Some careers shine brighter than others. 

If you’re looking for a career that will help you stand out, join HSBC and fulfil your potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further. 

Lying just fourteen miles off the French coast, Jersey is an enticing mix of British familiarity, continental chic, and Island life which is full of flavour.  With its breath-taking natural beauty, unspoilt sandy beaches, and dramatic coastal scenery Jersey is a very special place to live. With London just a short flight away, Jersey is well connected and offers truly exclusive and relaxing lifestyle. Jersey has established itself as an international finance centre, utilising a highly-skilled workforce. 

This industry has been attracted to Jersey by its stable government and high and appropriate standards of financial regulation.  As an HSBC employee Jersey, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution. We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join this team in the role of Events Manager

The jobholder supports the HSBC Channel Islands and Isle of Man business with planning, managing and executing events for our customers, people and communities across the three islands of Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man. Working closely with our Marketing and Communications teams, the job holder will work on a number of high profile campaigns and events to help build and enhance HSBC’s reputation, and to ensure all participants have a great experience. With respect to customer events, the job holder can expect to work with our three largest businesses (Retail Banking, Private Bank and Commercial Banking). For internal staff events, the role will focus on leading and delivering the CIIOM Extraordinary people recognition programme. Community events bring together our people and island communities, working with some of our key local community partners. 

In this role, you will: 

  • Help drive external profile and brand through the professional organisation of events targeted at key customers, prospects and other external / internal stakeholders, in direct support of key Country / Marketing campaigns;
  • Stakeholder management - liaison with all identified stakeholders (internal and external);
  • Project planning to ensure all actions and accountable owners are identified, managing event timelines from initial request/proposal through to event execution;
  • Teamwork – working collaboratively across the HSBC team Functions and Businesses
  • Administration – management of budgets, invoice reconciliation, organising professional invitations,
  • Procurement/Suppliers: Working with procurement function to manage supplier lists, ensure all contracts are processed and managed, maintain strong supplier relationships.
  • Helping out on the day of the event ensuring everything is ready and runs smoothly
  • Post event success/feedback review, making recommendations as necessary  

 

Qualifications

 To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:

  • Customer Service/relationship builder/able to establish rapport internally & externally
  • Strong planning and organisational skills - ability to juggle priorities, whilst demonstrating attention to detail
  • Self- starter, able to work on own, recognising work will fit within wider campaign(s)
  • Previous experience of organising and delivering events preferred
  • Risk mitigation – ability to think through risks and take action to reduce potential issues
  • Experience of working within HSBC desirable but not essential
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office in order to create clear, concise and visually impactful plans and documents;
  • Flexibility and willingness to work outside of standard working hours (when occasionally required) in order to manage and execute events to the highest possible standard.

 The base location for this role is Jersey. 

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC. At HSBC we look to enable our employees to better balance their work / life priorities and have the flexibility required to meet challenging needs as they progress through different life stages. Where possible we will consider the following flexible working options: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, and working from home and staggered hours.

If in considering a role with HSBC you have a need for some flexibility in your working arrangements please discuss this with the recruitment team in the early stages of the application process. HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count.  We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. 


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