We are seeking a talented and skilled Event Manager to lead and manage the IMarEST’s event programme with full end to end management responsibility including event planning and strategy, budgeting, logistics, technical processes, marketing and communications, sponsorship sales and management and post event analysis. The IMarEST events programme includes, but is not limited to: technical conferences, roundtables, workshops, training events, IMarEST Annual Dinner, European International Submarine Races, Fellows event programme and Prestige Lecture Series.
The Event Manager will report to the Communications Director and work closely with the Technical Director to ensure successful delivery of the events programme. The Event Manager will be responsible for effective line management of the Event Executive who will support the delivery of the events programme.
You are likely to have at least 5 years' experience of event management (both small and large events) and an ability to work well under pressure. You will demonstrate excellent customer service skills to forge relationships with colleagues, exhibitors, speakers, delegates, and suppliers alike. A good understanding of conference marketing, stakeholder management, and the role sponsors play within events is essential. Although knowledge of the marine sector is desirable; a passion for supporting this exciting industry is vital. You will be naturally creative and innovative with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
You will be a flexible team player, a self-starter, able to work on your own initiative with excellent organisational skills. The role requires excellent project management skills, with the ability to multi-task and communicate effectively at all levels.
You must be eligible to work in the UK.
Please read the full Job Description for more information on the responsibilities of the role and person specification.
Closing date: Applications for this role have now closed.