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Senior Events Executive - CQF Institute

Requisition ID:  45671
Business Unit:  Fitch Learning
Category:  Marketing & Communications

London, GB

Date Posted:  Nov 16, 2023

Fitch Learning is currently seeking a Senior Events Executive to join the CQF Marketing team based out of our City of London office.


The Senior Events Executive will join a successful team reporting to the CQF Marketing Director and be responsible for managing and delivering online and in-person quantitative finance-focused events run by Fitch Learning’s CQF Institute, from initial concept to successful completion.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for event management, strong project management skills, a keen eye for detail, the ability to multitask effectively and thrive in a dynamic environment.


What We Offer:

Fitch Learning is a leader in financial services training with unrivalled breadth and depth. It offers a fast-paced, start-up like environment together with considerable backing that you associate with a larger corporate. It is a place where you can really make a difference and progress in your career.

You will gain a breadth of experience managing a busy calendar of online and in-person events. Your contribution will be crucial in delivering exceptional events that will engage and expand the global CQF Institute membership community and enhance the Institute’s reputation as a thought leader in quantitative finance.


About the CQF Institute

The CQF Institute, an integral part of Fitch Learning, is a leading global membership organization dedicated to building and educating the global quantitative finance community. As the awarding body for the Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF), the world's largest professional qualification for quantitative finance provided by Fitch Learning, the CQF Institute is a leading authority in the field. The CQF Institute organizes key online and in-person industry events, including conferences and talks featuring world-renowned quant finance experts, as well as local society meetings, offering CQF Institute members unparalleled opportunities to learn from and connect with industry experts and peers. For more information, visit


We will Count on You To:

  • Take ownership of CQF Institute event management
  • Work closely with the CQF Institute Managing Director and the CQF Marketing Director to create a compelling global CQF Institute Events program to meet event objectives
  • Develop and execute monthly online and in-person events from concept to completion, including speaker sourcing, budget management and post-event analysis
  • Liaise and consult with internal and external stakeholders, such as speakers, sponsors, partners to ensure a seamless event delivery
  • Conduct venue research and manage relationships with venues to ensure effective planning
  • Create and manage event timelines and project plans, outlining key milestones and deadlines to ensure you complete event deliverables on time and within budget
  • Provide regular updates to stakeholders on event progress and registrations, highlighting issues or risks and recommending solutions
  • Prepare post-event reports on event success, including attendee feedback and key learnings
  • Consult with marketing to promote events and identify opportunities for content creation
  • Stay current with best practices in event management and technologies to enhance event experiences



What You Need to Have:

  • Degree or qualification in relevant subjects or equivalent experience
  • Experience in event management with direct responsibility for planning and executing online and in-person events
  • High degree of numeracy
  • Experience of collaborating with global teams and senior stakeholders
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CMS tools
  • Experience in managing virtual events
  • Expertise in utilizing online event streaming platform, preferably Zoom


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Exceptional diligence
  • Ability to communicate clearly – both verbal and written
  • Desire to set and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Confidence to work autonomously and take initiative
  • Positive and pragmatic approach



Why Fitch?

At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.

Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.

We are building incredible things at Fitch, and we invite you to join us on our journey.

Fitch Learning partners with clients to deepen knowledge, develop skills and enhance conduct, delivering positive business outcomes. We have centers in established financial hubs including London, New York, Singapore, Dubai, and Hong Kong. We are committed to understanding complex client needs across fast paced financial markets around the world. Our learning solutions encompass expert faculty, e-learning, coaching and blended candidate assessments, improving individual contribution and collective business performance.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

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