£30,000 - £35,000 per year
Contract, Temporary, Full-time
Job description

The Talent Set are delighted to be working on this fantastic role. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and forwarding thinking individual to join the existing team. The Events and Engagement Officers are responsible for the planning, shaping and delivery of events and engagement activity, both hosted by, and supported by the membership client.  

Key responsibilities: 

  • Shape, plan, and deliver impactful events, working in partnership with research programmes 

  • Build strong working relationships with research programme directors and managers and be the point of access for communications and engagement functions 

  • Evaluate events and make compelling evidence-based recommendations - identifying and exploring opportunities to support research delivery and growth 

  • Empower and enable research peers to organise and host internal events, ensuring a consistent tone of voice and adherence to policies and processes 

  • Ensure that events are inclusive and accessible to all 

  • Respond to delegate queries, representing the organisation professionally and signposting potential collaborations 

  • Work with the Events and Engagement Manager to plan and explore new and innovative event formats and ideas for researcher engagement 

  • Manage event CRMs, calendars, and documentation, ensuring they are up to date and coherent 

  • Keep impeccable financial records, taking responsibility for all event administration and reporting on expenditure 

  • Devise coherent and meticulous running orders for complex events, enlisting and preparing additional staff support where needed 

Some of the Key skills required: 

  • Demonstrate ability of successfully liaising with and influencing senior stakeholders 

  • Evidence of securing speakers and programming agendas 

  • Confident and clear communicator, both written and verbal 

  • Good presentation and influencing skills, particularly with senior staff and academics 

  • Highly organised project manager, with impeccable approach to deadline management 

  • Worked within a public sector or membership environment. 

Fully Remote or Central London  

£30-35k pro rata (day rate) 

ASAP start. 

We are committed to diverse and inclusive recruitment practises that ensure equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and will happily make reasonable adjustments to always ensure a fair process.

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Posted on: 13 October 2021
Closed date: 22 October 2021
Tags: Campaigning, Marketing