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Events Manager

Employer
NHS Confederation
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
16 Sep 2021
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About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an events manager to join the events team at NHS Confederation. This is a great time to join us as we have many new and exciting plans and are looking to recruit an Event Services Manager as part of our expanding team.

The events portfolio is a major part of the NHS Confederation's extensive programme of commercial activities which play a critical role in generating income for the organisation.

With the support of the Head of Events and wider events team, you will:
  • have responsibility for the overall logistical delivery delegate management experience and customer support for a range of conferences and events that the NHS Confederation plans and delivers.
  • be the account manager for specific networks within the Confederation and be responsible for the logistical delivery of their annual event programmes by delivering a full end to end event service.
  • plan and project manage approximately 20-30 conferences & exhibitions ensuring buy-in and support from internal colleagues and external stakeholders.

The role requires flexibility in the lead up to and during events. Although based at our Leeds office, you will be expected to travel across the UK to support with events (travel and subsistence is paid).

About you

We would love to hear from you if you:
  • are able to build strong relationships across the organisation and employ effective negotiating and influencing skills to ensure that all relevant people are engaged in the planning and delivery of events.
  • have great organisations skills to project manage a busy annual calendar of events and a good eye for detail.
  • are confident, creative and communicate well with a range of stakeholders
  • have demonstrable experience of managing a range of events, from breakfast briefings, workshops and seminars through to large conferences for 500 delegates + and annual dinners.
  • have experience in delivering virtual and hybrid events
  • have proven experience of using digital events tools and registrations systems
  • are experienced in managing suppliers and budgets (up to £500k).
  • are willing to go the extra mile.

About us

The NHS Confederation is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for our staff. A place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of inclusive employment policies including family friendly policies and flexible working and we have range of channels to support staff from different backgrounds including our staff networks and a staff forum.

The NHS Confederation is committed to being a flexible employer. We understand the value and benefit to our employees being able to work flexibly and our agile working principles are designed to empower our people to work with optimal flexibility and minimal constraints to support a work life balance and take care of employee health and wellbeing.

You will receive an excellent benefits package, including 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice schemes and travel season ticket loans.

To Apply

Please download the job description and complete the application form. Please note we do not accept CVs.

Please note that the recruiting manager will only see your pre application questions and supporting statement. Please ensure you have completed this.

For an informal discussion about the post and the NHS Confederation before applying please contact Leanne Josephs at Leanne.josephs@nhsconfed.org or on 0113 306 3256

Application deadline: 22 September 2021

Interview date: 5 October 2021

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