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Events Manager

London SW13
£38,119 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

Job Details

Events Manager
Location: London SW13 9WT
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £38,119 per annum

This is a full time role working 5 days out of 7 including weekends and bank holidays.

Our client is looking for an Events Manager to lead and grow their corporate and private events business at their Wetland Centre. You will lead this department to be a successful, profitable operation, consistently delivering events at the highest standards for our clients.

You will maximise revenue through existing and new opportunities, building the organisation's reputation with a commercial focus. You will lead the events team and collaborate with others across the charity and externally, in delivering the following:

  • Corporate hire - meetings, networking events
  • Corporate days – team building, work parties on reserve & grounds
  • Private events - birthday parties, wakes, memorials
  • Venue hire
  • Networking events for like-minded organisations
  • Partnership/marketing events

The Centre has a key role to realise their strategy and the new Events Manager will make an important contribution to their goals.

About You

To join as Events Manager, you will bring:

  • Extensive experience in creating new business and delivery in private events, corporate hire and functions
  • Successful leadership qualities of leading high performing teams to deliver consistent, high-quality events for our clients
  • Robust commercial acumen to ensure the organisation is running a profitable events business their Wetland Centre 
  • Experience of developing collaborative partnerships with clients where a mutually beneficial relationship can support the aims of the organisation

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of planning and delivering private events, functions and corporate hire. They will have sound business acumen with a commercial mindset whilst maintaining a good eye for detail in the standards and service we deliver across the business.

The organisation would welcome applications from the commercial events sector, hospitality, or the wider service industry.

About the organisation

This organisation is on a mission to restore the super-powered ecosystems we call wetlands. There’s never been a more important moment for their work, and they’ve got some phenomenal people on the case.

Whether they’re taking a new visitor under their wing, or conducting ground-breaking research further afield, the team are second to none. And there’s nothing they love more than watching them soar.

Whatever you do here, you’ll be helping to restore wetlands and unlock their power. So, the only question left is, what role will you play?

Why you’ll love working for the organisation

  • Wake up every day knowing your work is helping to restore wetlands, and our world
  • Be surrounded and inspired by a team of passionate, dedicated people
  • 33 days annual leave (which goes up to 38 days after 5 years of service) – this includes bank holidays and you have flexibility to take those days whenever you want
  • Free entry to all wetland centres, including your family
  • Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Colleague discount on shopping and memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance of three times your salary, for peace of mind for your loved ones
  • Independent personal, workplace and financial advice from Care first

Closing date: 21st May 2024


To apply, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form where you can find out more information and complete your application by following the instructions.

The charity is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

No agencies please.


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