Are you a purpose-driven, diplomatic, and highly organised events professional?
Prospectus is thrilled to be working on behalf of an organisation supporting sustainable businesses and innovation. Our client, which thrives in social change and encouraging sustainability, is now looking for a solid Events Manager to spearhead, coordinate and supervise their event schedule.
Reporting to the Head of Communications & Digital, the successful candidate will draw and implement an effective events strategy, aiming to maximise the impact of those events on the organisation's work. From the production of event proposals to the delivery of logistics and legal insights, the Events Manager will act as an event specialist, putting social entrepreneurs at the centre of the strategy. They will research venues, identify suppliers and contractors, and work to negotiate pro-bono and low-bono prices, as well as take ownership of events relations. Key to the portfolio of events will be a strong framework of care around the suitability of facilities, and their insurance, legal and H&S obligations. The post holder would be required to undertake travel within the UK, as well as attend events in non-work hours when required.
The ideal candidate will have an outstanding track of record in an internal and external events management role with an interest in production. To be successful, the candidate needs to have an innate propensity for 'looking at the big picture', a strong, adaptable attitude, and a deep sense of personal integrity. They will thrive in putting the range of pieces together to complete the puzzle and deliver impactful and notable events. Methodical decision making and organisational skills are crucial to ensuring successful delivery and last but not least, we are looking for a person with solid negotiations skills.
To apply, please submit your CV; cover letters are not required at this stage. A full job description will be provided to candidate shortlisted by Prospectus.