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Date Added: Fri 17/11/2023

Conference & Events Manager (2-Year FTC)

Oxfordshire, OX1, UK
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Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Salary: £40000 - £45000/annum

Conference & Events Manager

We have an exciting new opportunity to support a partnership program on a 2-year Fixed Term Contract. Leading the implementation of the events strategy for the program, you will be responsible for organising the annual residential conference and execute in person & virtual convenings that advance the program's principles and objectives.

Conference & Events Manager Responsibilities

Your main duties will include:

Collaborate with the wider team on a detailed run-of-show, and staffing plan for the residential conference
Oversee all event preparation, including travel, accommodation, visas and bookings
Coordinate budget planning and negotiate contracts
Source external vendors and coordinate staffing needs
Act as the point of contact for vendors to ensure successful installations
Ensure smooth and effective A/V logistics throughout the event
Source and distribute additional materials needed for each event
Conference & Events Manager Rewards

Alongside a competitive salary are some great benefits including:

30 days annual holiday plus Bank Holidays.
Private Medical Insurance scheme.
Pension scheme
The Company

A not-for-profit organisation and a fantastic place to work.

Conference & Events Manager Requirements

Significant experience of event management and working with high-profile events
Drive and enthusiasm to work in the nonprofit sector
Experience of building relationships across international cultures
Existing vendor relationships as well as the ability to source and nurture new vendor and partner relationships
Excellent administrative, organisation, and time management skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced setting, managing multiple projects, with high attention to detail
The Location

Based in Central Oxford, this is a hybrid working opportunity, with 1-2 days per week required in the office. This role is full-time, working 37.5 hours per week and will have different hours and different work patterns depending on the needs of the role and selection activity. There may also be occasional travel required.

Please note there is no free parking available for this location, but there are excellent transport links nearby.


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