Events Manager - Policy – London

Ref: 557 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Jul 2022
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Events Manager – Policy

Membership Body

2 Days Westminster Office, 3 Days Home

Basic Salary £41,000 plus benefits including 25 days holiday, pension scheme, gymflex scheme rewards discount scheme, interest free season ticket loan.

Permanent, Full Time


Our client a well-respected and reputable professional membership body based in Westminster, Central London is currently looking for a Events Manager to join their Policy and Public Affairs team.


The Role


The institute is recruiting an Events Manager to join its Policy and Public Affairs team. This role will oversee end to end delivery of the events programme for the team leading on the research, design and readout of the team’s convening, evidence gathering and public-facing programme of events with the key outcome of ensuring insightful discussions, senior participation and value to decision makers who attend to speak.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

Research, plan and deliver a programme of events that complement our global influencing and policy insight transfer programme and our targeted outcomes

Lead the content and speaker development for team event programmes and activities and identify themes for event discussion; speakers from across government and external sources; areas of research to build into events and audiences for events

Work with the Events Operations team to plan and execute logistics action items for well-run, professional events, including coordination with internal stakeholders, venues, internal and external suppliers and event participants

Secure high-profile speakers and contributors to all events

Manage the logistics and delivery of evidence gathering workshops for policy projects

Working with the Events Operations and Comms. teams, produce relevant collateral to promote public facing events

Develop new audience target lists for events

Manage feedback from events from both speakers and attendees to help identify ways to improve

Manage venue bookings and sundry costs within financial budgets


Person Specification


Experience of managing events planning and delivery

Research skills

Good knowledge of UK policy and political processes

Strong interest and knowledge of current affairs

Ability to manage budgets and spending

Written communication skills

Event project management experience

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint

Confidence using Salesforce or another CRM system

Experience using project management software

Stakeholder engagement at a senior level


To apply to this role please send your CV


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