Head of Conferences and Events

Location
London
Salary
£69,758 per annum (actual)
Posted
08 May 2018
Closes
24 May 2018
Ref
00320693
Function
Marketing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Head of Conferences and Events 

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Head of Conferences and Events 
Location: London, EC3N 2AE 
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £69,758 per annum (actual) 
Closing date: 5pm on Thursday 24 May 
Interview date: Week commencing 4th June 

About the role: 

The Head of Conferences and Events plays a pivotal and strategic role in the growing marketing and communications directorate at Alzheimer’s Society. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the function to build the Society’s presence at external conferences and events, as well as engagement in communities through our ‘roadshow’. 
The post-holder will develop strategic approaches to build brand presence, stimulate the dialogue about dementia and grow engagement in our work and mission. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the post-holder will engage with multiple key audiences, building our story and aligning activities as part of broader marketing and engagement approaches set out in our strategy. 
About you: 

We are looking for someone with proven experience of successful and strategic leadership in conference and events production and management, preferably with experience of organising events in the third sector. 
This role calls for someone with experience of working at a senior level in events, with demonstrable experience of organising successful large scale events and conferences, nationally and internationally, and aligning this with organisational and marketing priorities. We are looking for a motivated self-starter and problem-solver who seeks out opportunities of benefit to the Society and our mission to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and those who care for them. 
If you have extensive experience in leading a high functioning conference and events operation, and possess brand flair, then we would love to hear from you. 
Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Head of Conferences, Head of Events Marketing, Head of Events, Conference Marketing, Events Marketing & Communications Manager , Conference Director, Events Communications, Head of Conferences, Senior Conference Manager, etc 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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