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Policy Events Programme Manager

Harris Hill
£40k per year
Closing date
25 Jun 2021

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A membership body are seeking to employ a Policy Events Programme Manager. The successful candidate will oversee end to end delivery of the events programme for the Policy and Public Affairs team, leading on the research, design and readout of the team's convening, evidence gathering and public-facing programme of events with the key outcome of ensuring insightful discussions, senior participation and value to decision makers who attend to speak. Please note this role is a 18 month FTC.
Key responsibilities
Research, plan and deliver a programme of events that complement our global influencing and policy insight transfer programme and our targeted outcomes
Lead the content and speaker development for team event programmes and activities and identify themes for event discussion; speakers from across government and external sources; areas of research to build into events and audiences for events
Work with the Events Operations team to plan and execute logistics action items for well-run, professional events, including coordination with internal stakeholders, venues, internal and external suppliers and event participants
Secure high-profile speakers and contributors to all events
Manage the logistics and delivery of evidence gathering workshops for policy projects
Working with the Events Operations and Comms. teams, produce relevant collateral to promote public facing events
Develop new audience target lists for events
Manage feedback from events from both speakers and attendees to help

Person specification
Good knowledge of UK policy and political processes
Strong interest and knowledge of current affairs
Ability to manage budgets and spending
Written communication skills
Event project management experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint
Confidence using Salesforce or another CRM system
Experience using project management software
Stakeholder engagement at a senior level
Closing Date : Wednesday 9th June 2021


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