Events Manager

  • Job Reference: 395872900-2
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Susan Rule Consulting
  • Location: North Weald, Essex
  • Salary: £30,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

I have an exciting role for an Events Manager to join a leading regional charity to coordinate, manage and grow the calendar of virtual and traditional charity events.

In this fast-paced, critical role, assisted by an Events Coordinator, you will report into the Fundraising & Marketing Director and will be responsible for developing and implementing the events strategy.

For this position I am looking for an events professional who not only has experience in the organisation and running of mass events, but who also is digitally/social media savvy - some virtual events will be a staple feature the charity events calendar going forward. You will work closely with the Fundraising & Marketing Director and the strategic Events Consultant.

In exchange for this, a competitive salary, excellent holiday allowance, a superb working environment and flexible working* are on offer.

Key responsibilities:

* Manage all charity events (virtual and in-person) with responsibility for all aspects of the event planning and delivery of event targets

* Provide professional event management on the day of the event

* Oversee booking for contractors and equipment

* Close working relationship with volunteer team, communication team, fundraising team and other colleagues

* Assess event trends and suggest new events

* Aid in the development of a strategy for the new Visitor Centre and conference facilities

* Man-management of the Events Coordinator based at North Weald

Key Skills and Requirements for the role:

* Event management career background including virtual and mass events, and fundraising events

* Experience of budget management

* Digital/social media savvy, ideally with virtual event experience

* Strong communicator with the ability to integrate well with all teams and interact with stakeholders at all levels

* Professional, dedicated approach. Excellent attention to detail

* Flexible with the capacity to work additional hours when required

* Have driving licence and access to car

* Ad hoc working requirement for weekends and evenings

If you are interested in this position, please contact me asap for an initial chat and further details of the position