Events Manager

£32,000 - £36,000


Ella Britton

AJ Chambers are delighted to be working with a reputable and established law firm based in London to recruit for an experienced Events Manager to jon them on an inital 12 month FTC with a view to possibly go permanent.

The role will support the Business Development team through the planning and delivery of an effective and measurable campaign programme which include events and sponsorship. The role will include a mix of responsibilities: delivering specific activities as detailed below, while providing both general and specific support for the rest of the team as required.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited too:

  • Working with the Senior Marketing Communications Manager to undertake an annual planning and budgeting process with each Sector and Practice group to identify and agree campaigns and events for the coming year in line with strategic priorities.
  • Create and maintain/monitor the budgets for these events.
  • Ensure cost effective delivery and adherence to set budgets; manage payments, handle invoice queries in relation to events, liaising with budget holders and finance team.
  • Review new event / sponsorship opportunities as they arise with regards to their cost and value to the firm and present recommendations for each opportunity.
  • Plan and project manage each event from start to finish, including bookings, equipment, managing invite lists, catering etc. and attend events as required to ensure smooth delivery.
  • Use Vuture (email marketing system) and InterAction (CRM system) to manage the event invite process; regularly review the effectiveness of this and implement developments and improvements as required.
  • Produce copy as required for event invitations and supporting materials, using the resources available.
  • Create and implement a standard follow-up programme for all events, designed to measure value for money and return on investment; provide reports on follow up activity and successes following the completion of a campaign.
  • Produce and maintain best practice guidelines for the smooth running of events where the events team is not in attendance, and to provide self-help to other people in the firm which ensures a consistent standard of event delivery.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Proven experience in events management, to include experience in planning, budgeting, follow up activities and reporting as well as ‘on the day’ management.
  • CIM Certificate or working towards certificate or similar is desirable but not essential
  • Experience using Vuture and InterAction is desirable but not essential
  • An understanding of marketing campaigns, including planning for, implementation and evaluation
  • Desire to deliver excellent service for our clients and focus on business benefits and results
  • The confidence to challenge thinking at Partner level and suggest alternatives
  • Practical and hands-on, yet able to take a proactive, imaginative and strategic view about the services being provided
  • Good persuader and confident presentation skills
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise workloads, manage multiple projects and negotiate deadlines, often working with people cross site and in virtual teams

The role will offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package and will offer the right candidate the possibility of a permanent role at the end of the contract.

For further information and discretional conversation please call Ella Britton

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    Planning audit engagements and leading onsite teams (80% of the time) Preparing accounts and drafting tax computations (20% of the time) Reviewing team members' work before passing completed work to manager Coaching juniors and providing feedback on the quality of their work and performance Liaising with clients to resolve any queries they have and passing more complex queries to management


    Experience in planning and leading audits Relevant professional accounting qualifications (ACA, ICAS, CA or ACCA).


    Private medical care, 4x life assurance, & contributory pension scheme 25 days holiday with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday Social activities and charitable events

    Please contact Lucy Ringshall at AJ Chambers if you wish to find out more!

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    You will be joining a firm that has gained significant recognition for the level of service they provide, alongside a number of prestigious awards being won recently.

    You will be part of a thriving Business Services team, providing accountancy, taxation, and business support services to a wide variety of small and medium sized businesses including limited companies, partnerships, sole traders, not for profit organisations/charities, and professional firms, operating across a variety of sectors.

    What will your day-to-day role look like?

    This is a newly created role which provides excellent opportunities for personal and career development, growth, and progression. Your main responsibilities will include:

    Preparing accounts, including the accompanying tax computations. Assisting with the development of trainees, including reviewing their work and providing feedback. Liaising directly with clients to clear queries. Adhering to deadlines and pre-determined budgets. Working closely with managers and other team members.

    What are they looking for?

    You would ideally hold the ICAEW/ACCA qualification or be able to demonstrate that you are qualified by experience to a similar level. You would need to have previous recent experience within a UK practice environment preparing accounts and tax returns for both unincorporated and corporate clients. Previous exposure to medical sector clients would be advantageous - but is not essential. To be suited to this role, you would need to be tenacious, thorough, with a self-motivated attitude, expert eye for detail and good organisational skills.

    What are the benefits on offer?

    Alongside a highly competitive salary and flexible working, you will also benefit from:

    Generous annual leave allowance Extensive in-house training programme for all staff. Social events + much more!

    If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply direct or contact Jacob Kwasnica at AJ Chambers for more information!

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    Corporate Tax Assistant Manager - Top 20 Firm


    Up to £48,000 (DOE)

    Full Time | Permanent

    We are delighted to be in partnership with one of the UK’s leading Top 20 Accountancy Firms on their search for a Corporate Tax Assistant Manager to join their highly successful team in Peterborough.

    Our client is experiencing a fantastic period of growth and has extended its reach throughout Cambridgeshire. For an experienced individual, this is a great opportunity to push towards promotion and benefit from a tailor career progression plan.

    On offer is a competitive salary among other benefits including hybrid working, private medical insurance and early finishes on a Friday.

    What will your general duties include?

    Manage a comprehensive portfolio of corporate tax clients, developing new and existing relationships and maintain regular contact. Manage budgets and compliance processes, including WIP and billing. Identify opportunities for additional services. Play an active role in raising the profile of the business. Display a confident, accurate and reliable accounting knowledge when interacting with clients, presenting ideas, and implementing strategies. Actively engage with senior staff / partners to gain a good understanding of the business. Understand, engage and assist with the marketing activities of the business. Attend local networking events as required.

    Management duties:

    Review work of junior staff, ensuring quality in compliance with professional standards/requirements. Delegate tasks effectively. Ensure effective communication systems between management and staff are established and disseminated to all staff in the company to ensure coherence and a positive team spirit. Monitor and encourage improvements towards standards of work via guidance, coaching and mentoring. Encourage / foster a culture of continuous development.

    What experience will you have?

    As the ideal candidate, you will be ATT or CTA qualified with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in Practice. You’ll have the ability to assist with managing both a portfolio of clients and junior staff members in your team.

    If you are interested or would like to know more about this Assistant Manager role, then please apply direct or contact Jacob Kwasnica at AJ Chambers.

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    Here's what you'll be doing:

    Managing incoming and outgoing correspondence Onboarding new clients onto accountancy software Maintaining accurate data and databases Responding to client inquiries and resolving issues

    What you need to thrive:

    Strong communication and numeracy skills A friendly and approachable personality Previous experience in an accountancy practice Proficiency in Microsoft Office

    The benefits you’ll receive:

    Competitive salary and benefits package Comprehensive internal training Opportunities to grow and develop your skills with a reputable firm A supportive team culture with regular team outings and events Modern open-plan office with free parking on-site And much more!

    If you're ready to join a thriving team and take your career to the next level, please apply or contact Danielle Daymond at AJ Chambers for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!