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Client Events Senior Specialist - Europe (m/w/d)

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023
About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

The Client Events Senior Specialist - Europe is an integral part of Latham’s Business Development team. This role will be responsible for executing a high volume of hospitality events, as well as, supporting team members on larger event initiatives within Europe, while w orking with key stakeholders to define event objectives and thoughtfully design events accordingly, and post-event, measuring success against outlined objectives and providing recommendations to extend the life-cycle of the event and capturing additional return on investment. This role will be located in either our Frankfurt, Hamburg or Munich office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Pro-actively coordinating various aspects of the event lifecycle, including planning meetings, checklists, budgets, expense processing, vendor management, onsite and virtual platform management, data management, post-event analysis
  • Curating targeted invitations lists for each event, working closely with stakeholders and e-marketing team
  • Drafting event communications and collateral that align with Latham branding
  • Developing and controlling budgets for each event; identifying, negotiating and achieving cost savings with venues and vendors
  • Continuously staying abreast of event best practices as well as market and industry trends

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Possess strong interpersonal and client service skills
  • Communicate well at all levels of the organization
  • Consistently display a positive, high-energy attitude

And have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in event management
  • Experience using event management and CRM systems
  • Superior organizational skills to manage multiple events at one time
  • Proficient in German and English

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Health insurance as well as group income protection and life assurance
  • A pension plan
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.