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Senior Events Officer

Flexible in UK
£32,022.00 - £34,377.00 Per Annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

Job Details

Whether it is running exclusive events for our client, a leading nature conservation charity's members to deepen their engagement with the charity or developing experiential opportunities for them to reach new audiences and start people on their journey with connection to nature as the Senior Events Officer you will have a fantastic opportunity to have a real impact for nature.

Senior Events Officer
Reference: MAY20241432
Location: Flexible in UK
Salary: £32,022.00 - £34,377.00 Per Annum
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week. Some evening and weekend working will be required.
Contract: Permanent
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance and Annual Leave

What's the role about?

If you have experience of working in events with excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for delivering impactful, audience-led events then they need you to help deliver an exciting events programme to support their mission.

You’ll deliver on multiple, simultaneous projects, whilst managing various stakeholders and working with teams across the charity and their partner organisations. You will be an excellent communicator who will keep everyone up to speed and will bring teams and stakeholders on the journey with you along the way.

You will support the Events Development Manager in delivering innovative, highly effective, market leading events which deliver against key objectives. Responsible for the effective delivery of larger and more complex events against the charity’s strategic outcomes with a focus on engaging more diverse people to take action for nature (through time, money, voice and choice). Having oversight of all aspects of event delivery.

Key activities will include:

  • Support the Events Development Manager to curate, develop & deliver events and experiences for their audiences.
  • Research, create and produce market leading events that drive engagement within their audiences.
  • Manage project budgets and monitor and report finance, raise POs and manage suppliers.
  • Prepare event brief with key stakeholders to ensure that clear objectives and outcomes are set, monitored and delivered.
  • Produce, project manage and deliver events and activities to an exceptionally high standard using project, communication and risk plans and documentation.
  • Live management of both in-person and virtual events to ensure events run smoothly and achieves its outcomes.
  • Attend and be a considered voice within workshops and project meetings, collaborating with team members to push objectives and ensuring that project needs are articulated and understood.
  • Conduct robust review of each event on completion, capturing lessons learnt, recommendations, cost and efficacy against KPIs
  • Provide advice, tools and support to internal teams who wish to deliver their own event

Essential skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Demonstrable experience managing and leading on all aspects of events (of varying sizes), from concept through to implementation and evaluation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a proven ability to write and produce engaging content, including copy writing, and in-person delivery to influence and represent the directorate and the organisation
  • Excellent IT skills, including proficiency in using SharePoint, MS Office suite and virtual event platforms
  • Ability to problem solve/be reactive when required, providing innovative and creative solutions
  • Ability to translate strategy into delivery, with a good understanding of how to set objectives and outcomes for an event.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills to deliver work to agreed timescales and standards, and manage multiple competing priorities / deadlines
  • Demonstrable experience of developing collaborative relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally with the ability to influence and deliver positive outcomes

Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Experience of using online events platforms
  • Relevant event or project management qualification
  • Understanding and commitment to the charity's aims and values

Closing date: 31st May 2024
They are looking to conduct interviews for this position from 5th June 2024.

How to apply:

Please click 'Apply' and follow the job board process. You will receive an email from CHM Recruit containing further information on how to apply for the role.  
Please note that although you may be asked by the job board to upload a CV, you are not applying at this stage.

As part of this application process you will be asked to provide a copy of your CV and complete an application form including evidence on how you meet the skills, knowledge, and experience listed above.

They are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse charity, in which everyone feels supported, valued, and able to be their full selves. To achieve their vision of creating a world richer in nature, they need more people, and more diverse people, on nature’s side.

People of colour and disabled people are currently underrepresented across the environment, climate, sustainability, and conservation sector. If you identify as a person of colour and/or disabled, they are particularly interested in receiving your application. Contact them to discuss any additional support you may need to complete your application.

They are an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

This role is not eligible for UK Visa Sponsorship - the successful applicant will need to have a pre-existing Right to Work in the UK in order to be offered an employment contract.

No agencies please.


CHM Recruit is an employer-focused recruitment agency offering fixed priced online recruitment. It specialises in the charity, care, health and NGO sectors as well as in banking, business services and education. CHM Recruit is based in Milton Keynes and is a division of Coach House Media, an advertising agency established in 1987.

CHM Recruit specialises in marketing vacancies across a range of leading job boards. Recruiters choose from the best national job boards, the job board affiliated with their local press and have a choice of leading specialist job boards. This coverage, allied to social media sites, affiliate sites and job search engines, means that more than 95% of those looking for a specific job will find CHM marketed vacancies.

Haymarket job boards used by CHM Recruit include Brand Republic Jobs, PM Jobs, Third Sector Jobs, Horticulture Jobs, Ends Job Search and Event Job Search.

CHM Recruit works on the basis on a fixed fee, billed every month and claims significant savings over traditional forms of recruitment advertising. Recruiters can send details of vacancies with no obligation and CHM Recruit will recommend the best packages from their extensive stable of job boards. The agency will also advise on copy and tailor applications to fit with the employer’s preferred method.

During the life of the vacancy, CHM Recruit will continue to manage the listing, monitor and report stats and support applicants.

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