Senior Events Manager

London Temporary £42,000 - £45,000 per year
  • 2 year contract managing their special events
  • End to end event management for variety of events

About Our Client

Large military charity based in Central London

Fantastic team with great support and development

Job Description

Manage the project plan for all relevant events, including contract negotiations, recruitment, sponsorship, supporter journeys, volunteer recruitment, transportation, equipment, and multi-channel marketing campaigns.

* Line manage the Senior Events Executive.
* Nurture and build relationships with suppliers, participants, sponsors, volunteers, internal stakeholders, and other industry contacts, to craft and implement creative and logistical aspects of all relevant events.

* Lead, and attend meetings as required with other Project Managers of events, within the pan charity thematic area of Special Events to ensure consistency and thus productivity across the programme.
* Maintain up to date knowledge of best practice with relation to event marketing, supporter care and fundraising.
* Proactively identify and solve operational challenges.
* Establish effective standard operating procedures and work with staff to execute them.
* Comply with legal, insurance, health, and safety regulations at all times.
* Coordinate with internal staff, suppliers, volunteers, and others to establish the requirements for events, and serve as liaison to senior management throughout the planning process.
* Communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders both internally and externally to ensure that targets and KPIs are delivered.
* Oversee fundraisers/supporters' experiences from initial interest through to post-event, ensuring consistent, high-level support throughout all phases with a specific focus on increasing average gifts and improving retention.
* Maintain and build a comprehensive database of industry contacts.
* Troubleshoot and handle any issues that arise during the event cycle, knowing when to escalate an issue.

The Successful Applicant

An experienced and proven event manager, adept at synchronising activity, managing and allocating resources and delivering expected outcomes to time, budget and specification.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and work effectively with all elements of the Charity and supporters.
* A self-starter, proactive, collegiate, with drive and commitment.
* Computer literate, comfortable with MS Office tools,
* Excellent administrative skills.
* Strong empathy with the cause of the Charity and its beneficiaries.
* Whilst London based, this appointment involves travel around the UK, and occasionally overseas.
* Strong empathy with the cause of the Charity and its beneficiaries.
* Full UK driving licence.

What's on Offer

2 year contract

competitive salary (42000-45000)

Very good benefits (annual leave, healthcare, dentist etc)

Sophie Gorvett
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Phone number
+44 20 7269 2179

Job summary

Job function
Marketing & Agency
Exhibitions / Events & Experiential
Not For Profit
Contract type
Consultant name
Sophie Gorvett
Consultant phone
+44 20 7269 2179
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