Salary: £32,000-£41,000 pro rata (approx £19,200 - £24,600 0.6FTE)
Location: Hybrid (at least one day in our London or Leicester office, two days either home-based or in the office). The successful candidate will be expected to undertake some evening work and travel.
Contract: Fixed term (5 months, starting end June). 0.6FTE/3 days per week.
Learning and Work Institute is an independent research, development and policy organisation dedicated to promoting lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion.
We’re looking for an Events Manager to join our Policy and Communications team to plan, market and deliver our most important and exciting events, including L&W’s Festival of Learning, Employment and Skills Convention 2022 and Lifelong Learning Week activities.
The successful candidate will liaise with internal and external contacts to agree on key event deliverables and plan these in a cost-effective, timely and compliant manner. They will also be confident in marketing events through various channels and delivering a high standard of customer care to stakeholders. The role will require in-person attendance at events and to build and maintain great working relationships with speakers, sponsors and exhibitors.
This role will suit someone with a background in events management with a developed range of skills, including communication, sales, planning and attention to detail.
L&W is passionate about equality and diversity, it drives our organisational values and mission, and we are particularly keen to receive applications from all under-represented groups in society.
Why join L&W?
L&W is an Investor in People (silver) award holder, keen to learn from the experiences of our staff and committed to staff development including internal and external training and support. We have a staff health and wellbeing strategy and a staff working group who are keen to drive forward health and wellbeing initiatives at work.
We pride ourselves on being a supportive and flexible employer and recognise the importance of work-life balance for our staff. We put our values into practice with various family-friendly policies which exceed the statutory minimum, including carer’s leave for up to 5 paid days per year.
We offer generous benefits including a Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with 18% employer contributions, generous holiday entitlement of 25 days (rising to 27 after 5 years’ service), plus 8 bank holidays and 6 grace days (including Christmas shutdown) per year (prorated for part-time staff). We operate an annual pay review, including opportunities for pay progression and bonuses.
If you feel you have the right knowledge, skills and experience, apply today to join our friendly and supportive team.
Closing date: 5pm Wednesday 1 June 2022
Interviews will take place online on Friday 10 June