Jobs at ABTA

ABTA is recruiting for the following positions:

Event Manager

ABTA is recruiting for an Event Manager to join the Conferences and Events department on a permanent contract. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of event management, including conference and seminar production, speaker management, budgeting, venue booking and supplier management.  

The ideal candidate should have:

Experience: 

  • At least 2 years’ experience in conference production including content production 
  • Event management or operational experience 
  • Good educational qualifications e.g. university degree or equivalent, minimum 2:1
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of events, travel and associations.  

Skills:

  • Great communications skills and confident manner - able to communicate with senior figures in the travel industry at meeting, on phone and in writing
  • Excellent time management skills, the ability to prioritise, juggle projects and meet deadlines
  • Copywriting skills, the ability to write event marketing copy, and good attention to detail
  • A team player, ability to understand and communicate the ABTA ethos
  • Self-motivated and autonomous worker
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office, CRM).

ABTA offers a supportive work environment alongside other additional benefits such as flexi-time, private health insurance, pension, life insurance, income protection, season ticket loan, online GP service, buy/sell leave, a cash plan and training opportunities.

ABTA has been a trusted travel brand for more than 65 years. We are the UK’s leading travel association and are a Business and Consumer Superbrand.

Salary: competitive dependent on experience, plus company benefits
Location: Borough Market area near London Bridge.

To apply for the post please submit your CV with a covering letter outlining why you are the right person for the role, your salary expectations and notice period, to recruitment@abta.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: 17 February 2020.
First round interviews: As soon as possible.
Start date: As soon as possible. 

ABTA Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.