We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Events Manager to join a national charity and membership association representing children’s day nurseries across the UK.
Position: Events Manager
Location: Bradley, Huddersfield with the ability to work from home during periods of lockdown
Hours: 37 hours per week with flexibility to allow for some evening and weekend work
Salary: Band C (Salary range £21,865 to £27,352)
Contract: Temporary - maternity cover
Benefits: Include 25 days paid holiday (rising to 29 days with service increments) plus 8 bank holiday, Personal Pension Scheme, Healthcare Cash Plan, Online Discount Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Staff Awards Scheme, Company Sick Pay Scheme, Flexible working patterns
Closing Date: Monday 8th March 2021
Interview Date: Week commencing 15th March 2021 (via Zoom)
The Events Manager will ensure quality delivery of events run by the Training Department and will identify and create conditions necessary for the team to reach and maintain high levels of performance. Working with the Senior Early Years Manager, the Events Manager will take responsibility for the co-ordination and management of training events (virtual and face to face), in line with the organisation’s quality processes. The post holder will also manage the training and events team, with support from the Events Officer.
As Events Manager you will have demonstrable experience of events management and administration. You will need strong IT skills in using Microsoft Office packages. Experience of delivering virtual training would be beneficial but training can be provided.
You will also have experience of:
- Database management
- Quality processes
- Line management and supervision of staff
- Developing and monitoring admin processes and systems
- Dealing with external consultants
- Working with financial procedures
A degree in events management or business administration with events would beneficial for this role.
To apply you will be asked to submit your CV along with a covering letter detailing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role.
About the Organisation
Our client is a national charity and membership association specifically for nurseries. They work in partnership with nurseries, local authorities, national government and a range of partners to develop an environment in which early learning and care can flourish.
The organisation is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and is actively opposed to discrimination in society.
You may have experience in areas such as Events, Events Manager, Events Coordinator, Special Events Manager, Events Fundraising Manager, Corporate Partnerships, Training and Development Manager, Training and Development, L&D, Learning and Development Manager, Learning and Development Manager, People Development, HR, Human Resources.