Events Coordinator
Home Based (with occasional travel to London office and to events around England and Wales)

Vacancy Reference: SLOT-003066

Location: Home Based (with occasional travel to London office and to events around England and Wales)

Closing Date: 20/05/2024

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum

Employment Type: Permanent, full-time

Department: Local Partnerships

Hours Per Week: 35

Please note, the recruitment for this role is being administered by the Local Government Association on behalf of Local Partnerships LLP.

About Local Partnerships

Local Partnerships LLP is jointly owned by the Local Government Association, HM Treasury and the Welsh Government. We occupy a unique position in the public sector, facilitating change through working impartially and collaboratively across all parts of central, local and regional government, and devolved administrations.

Our vision is as simple as it is challenging: to strengthen the public sector to deliver more effectively, achieve more swiftly, and give value for money to the taxpayer and customer.

Our impact report for 2022-2023 can be found here: Impact Report 2022-23

This is a newly created role in the Local Partnerships Marcomms team who have responsibility for building awareness, understanding and engagement that supports the organisation’s strategic objectives and its contribution to transforming the public sector.

As Events Coordinator, you will be responsible for project management of the Local Partnerships events programme including attendance at third party (external) conferences, awards, webinars, in-person presentations; and staff events including all team meetings and the annual away day.

The role will require exceptional communication skills, both in person and on digital channels as you work in close collaboration with the Marcomms team, internal stakeholders, external suppliers, and event partners.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Events planning: research, recommend, organise and co-ordinate events in line with strategic priorities, including budgeting, resource, risk assessments, generating and monitoring KPIs
  • Project manage all event logistics, including attending some in person events and all online events. For in person events, logistics would include venue setup, signage, AV and attendee registration. For online events, this would include set up of webinar platform, facilitating audience registration/sign in and technical support during the event.
  • Ensure all events are delivered to high standard, on budget and secure excellent attendance.
  • Research and maintain longlist of relevant external events, conference and awards.
  • Maintain digital calendar(s) of internal and external events.
  • Create compelling event concepts with supporting content that will engage target audiences.
  • Amend, design and create PowerPoint presentations by working with business unit experts and the Marcomms team.
  • Co-ordinate and create engaging social media content with an analytic eye to monitor the success of the work.

Please review the job description for full details of the role and responsibilities.

About you:

  • Proven experience in an event planning role (2 years)
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving ability
  • Able to promote ideas actively and influence initiatives both internally and externally
  • Flexible, adaptable and collaborative style of working
  • Socially, politically, and environmentally aware – understanding the external factors that impact on Local Partnerships’ objectives

Closing Date:         5pm, 20 May 2024
Interview Date:       27 May 2024

Benefits at Local Partnerships

  • 28 days holiday (+ Bank Holidays) rising with service
  • Birthday day off
  • SimplyHealth cashback scheme
  • Benenden Healthcare
  • Octopus Electric Vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Generous pension and life assurance scheme

We value diversity and encourage applications from all sections of the community, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, transgender identity, religion or belief.

If you have any special requirements to allow you to participate fully in the recruitment process, please contact us by any means you feel comfortable with, in order that we can make the appropriate arrangements.


This vacancy is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.