ON HOLD - Head of Events (leading London Society) mat cover

E7375H

£46K -£48K

LONDON

Events

Association / Other / Venue

Permanent

Job Description

THIS ROLE IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD.  CVS sent from candidates against it will be reviewed when (and if) this role comes live again.  Meantime do please sign up for job alerts on our website - and ensure your DASHBOARD is kept up to date with your current CV and details.  We will advertise on our website any roles as soon as they come in to us again when the current crisis has abated and the events sector rallies! By being signed up for job alerts you will be sent those automatically as soon as we start advertising again. We very much hope that you keep well and we look forward to being able to help you with your job search again soon. Thank you.


Head of Events mat cover - heading up the conference & events dept of a top London Society and expanding the Society’s venue-hire offering!

THE ROLE

An exciting and interesting Head of Events maternity cover contract working for a leading central London institute / society.

In this role you’ll be heading up of the Conference/Events department (managing a team of 3 event staff), increasing event income (primarily via event sponsorship) as well as further developing and expanding the Society’s venue-hire side offering.

This role will also include Event and Venue marketing, overseeing the full end to end management of a wide range of UK based conferences and events (2-3 flagship conferences with dinners & social events, talks, & lectures, receptions, seminars, award ceremonies and Careers Days for circa 30-500pax), growing and nurturing relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and driving forward (and meeting) financial targets for the Conference/Events department as well as the venue.

ABOUT YOU

You’ll be an experienced Head of Events with a commercial approach to conference & event delivery. You’ll have a solid background in the end to end event management of a range of B2B conferences, events, meetings, public lectures, forums, small exhibitions, gala dinners and receptions and will ideally have worked for a membership organisation, association, venue or a professional body, society / institute.

You’ll have strong departmental leadership and staff management skills, experience of event marketing and event sponsorship and a good knowledge of venue-side operations and maximising occupancy/room hire.

You’ll be motivated and driven as well as diplomatic, calm and approachable and must be confident establishing relationships and liaising both confidently and diplomatically with a wide range of stakeholders including members, committees, corporate sponsors, special interest groups, VIPs and those eminent in their field as well as with other Society departments and of course event suppliers and contractors).

THIS ROLE IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD.  CVS sent from candidates against it will be reviewed when (and if) this role comes live again.  Meantime do please sign up for job alerts on our website - and ensure your DASHBOARD is kept up to date with your current CV and details.  We will advertise on our website any roles as soon as they come in to us again when the current crisis has abated and the events sector rallies! By being signed up for job alerts you will be sent those automatically as soon as we start advertising again. We very much hope that you keep well and we look forward to being able to help you with your job search again soon. Thank you.