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Date Added: Fri 10/06/2022

Events Manager (Fixed-Term Contract)

London, UK
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Company: TECHUK

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000 - £42000/annum

Job Title: Events Manager (Fixed-Term Contract)

Location: London

Salary: £30,000-£42,000 per annum

Job Type: Contract / Full Time

We are looking for an Events Manager to help deliver our programme of flagship events and sponsored activities. Our flagship events programme consists of in-person, virtual and hybrid events such as conferences, gala dinners and receptions. The events manager will also support the delivery of sponsored podcasts and webinars.

The role will give the right candidate the opportunity to work with teams from across techUK to deliver a fantastic events experience for techUK's members, sponsors, stakeholders and more.

The Events Manager will also require strong marketing and communication skills in order to support the promotion of events to our audiences via a range of channels.

The Events Manager will also support the Head of Events and Sponsorship to deliver on strategic goals including financial targets. The Events Manager will do this by managing individual budgets and ensuring each event is being delivered in line with financial goals.

This role will begin as an initial six month fixed-term contract position with the possibility of extension or moving to a permanent contract. This role will report to the Head of Events and Sponsorship.

Key Responsibilities

Event Management:

Oversee the end-to-end management of flagship events and sponsored activities
Develop and maintain individual event project plans to ensure smooth delivery of all events
Budget management - manage budget for each event once created by the Head; regularly review and update budgets and reconcile budgets post event
Cross-functional team management - create and manage steering group for each event, ensure the group meets regularly and that all members are delivering activities in line with the project plan
Manage CMS and CRM systems to ensure event activity and delegate information is recorded correctlyMarketing/Website:

Create and send marketing mailers promoting events and activities to relevant audiences
Create posts on techUK's social media channels and techUK website promoting events and activitiesCreative:

Work with techUK's design team and suppliers to develop collateral for individual events and activities including staging/sets, event programmes, social cards, backdrops and more.

Collaborate with colleagues and members:

Collaborate with key internal stakeholders on event activities
Support techUK members and other delegates who require information and support relating to our activities
Work with the Head of Events and Sponsorship to ensure that all sponsorship deliverables are achieved, and sponsors have a positive end-to-end experiencePerson Specification

Competencies:

Multi-tasking
Strong communication skills
Able to work with and manage project groups and suppliers
Problem-solving
Able to work well under pressure Essential Knowledge and Experience:

Experience in end-to-end event management / project management
Experienced in budget-management and working to budget targets
Experienced in creating and delivering events marketing plans
Strong copywriting skills with keen attention to detail.Desired Knowledge and Experience:

Experience in selling and recruiting event sponsors
Experience working in the tech sector and/or membership working on B2B brand awareness.
Experience using Microsoft Dynamics, ClickDimensions and ReadyMembership CMS.This role profile is a guide to the work that is required but does not form part of any contract of employment and may change from time to time to reflect changing circumstances

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK prior to the commencement of employment. Due to the volume of applications, we receive, if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of applying, please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Event Manager, Venue Operations, Events Coordinator, Operations Assistant, Coordination, Events Management may also be considered for this role
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