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Events Manager (business & education)

Job Description

Exciting permanent Event Manager role - B2B events, conferences, leadership events & ceremonies! London innovation & business organisation.


This is a permanent Event Manager vacancy (reporting in to the Head of Events) working for a leading business, innovation & education organisation. The role will involve full end-to-end event management of a portfolio of events including Thought Leadership Events, Conferences, Innovation Awards, Industry Insight Showcase events, drinks receptions, Strategy Forums, high level sponsored speaker series, conferences, breakfast meetings and business community events (both on and off campus) with a focus on the planning and delivery of the annual graduation ceremonies at a large scale external London venue.

Overall responsibilities:-

  • End-to-end Event Management (planning and delivery of multiple concurrent events)
  • Event logistics and project management
  • Building & managing relationships with speakers, sponsors and internal & external stakeholders
  • Supplier & contractor negotiation & management
  • Marketing of events & contributing to the wider communications strategy
  • Large-scale budget management 
  • Overseeing an Event Assistant (set tasks / provide guidance)
  • Brand management
  • Event analysis, evaluation and reporting
  • Maintaining event policies, systems and processes
  • Close liaison & collaboration with marketing & comms colleagues
  • Ensure H&S practices / guidelines are met at all events (incl outdoor events)


The ideal candidate will be a confident, resourceful and meticulously detailed B2B Event Manager with circa 3-6 years (minimum of 3 years) experience who has worked on large scale events/awards (1500-2000pax) as well as other business and networking focused events such as conferences, summits, showcases, summits, awards, talks & debates, receptions and breakfast briefings for audiences from across the commercial, educational, business community, academic and corporate sectors.

Also needed are good event marcomms and brand management skills, strong IT and database management knowledge and solid experience of working within budgets and time limits

From a personality and work ethic point of view candidates will need to be super-organised, great with people from all walks of life, be diplomatic, calm under pressure and must enjoy a customer-facing role.

This is a fantastic permanent opportunity for an experienced event professional who is looking for a meaty events role within a B2B business & insight environment.

If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click “Apply” now.