28 July

Events Coordinator Dublin

Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland is seeking an Events Coordinator to oversee and manage the running of the Society’s programme of events. The role will suit those with several years of event organisation experience, who are interested in developing the process of delivering high calibre events for the Society. The successful candidate will have experience in project management, building member (or client) relations, managing budgets and attention to detail in the delivery of events.

The Society is the independent professional body for Chartered Surveyors working and practicing in Ireland. Working in partnership with RICS, the pre-eminent chartered professional body for the construction, land and property sectors worldwide, the Society and RICS act in the public interest: setting and maintaining the highest standards of competence and integrity among the profession; providing impartial, authoritative advice on key issues for business, society and governments worldwide.

This role is important for the Society’s strategic development and will require the candidate to demonstrate a high degree of initiative. If you enjoy working with people in a collegial atmosphere with a focus on logistical and financial delivery, the Society would be delighted if you applied today. 


Job Title:        Events Coordinator

Reports To:   Director of Corporate Affairs & Services

Term:              Full Time Position subject to satisfactory probationary period

Hours:            Normal hours of work will be Monday – Friday, 9 am till 5.30 pm.

Flexibility of hours to facilitate occasional evening or early morning events is required.

Salary:            Negotiable (market rate at 3-5 years of events experience)

Location:        38 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.

The main duties and responsibilities of this role include (but are not confined to) the following:

  • Lead on the delivery of all Society events with the assistance of the SCSI Support Team and develop a project management structure to ensure efficient operational running.

  • Build and managing the relationship with key stakeholders in membership as well as sponsors and suppliers.  

  • Draft and deliver on event budgets.

  • Logistic management of events including venue, AV, design, etc.

  • Preparation of marketing brief for all society events.

Skills & Experience

The following skills and experience are essential for this role:

  • Experience in all aspects of event management – from proposal to planning to execution (min 3 yrs)

  • Customer focussed personality  

  • Team player that possess a can-do positive attitude towards their work and colleagues

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Financial acumen to manage the financial viability of events

  • Experience using event/CRM systems to manage marketing, registration, and post-event feedback

  • Track-record of creating new events, improving existing ones and optimising how events are delivered

  • Strong experience in using MS office

 Application Process

Applications for this role should include a cover letter and a CV sent to careers@scsi.ie. A shortlisting process will be undertaken to identify eligible candidates, who may be called for selection by competitive interview.

The SCSI is an equal opportunities employer.

Contact: careers@scsi.ie