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Events Manager

Location: NORTH EAST

Salary: Permanent (21 hours per week £16,800 (pro rata)

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 166297

The Role

Based in Newcastle City Centre, you will be part of the wider Commercial Development and Corporate Events team - responsible for delivering a portfolio of commercial and non-commercial events of various sizes and formats across the UK.

Flexibility is required. Some evening and early morning working is required to cover events

The role is offered on a part time basis (4 day week/21 working hours).

Event planning and delivery


  • To lead on generation and development of the events programme in the North East.

  • Lead responsibility for the successful delivery of North East flagship events, including the Annual Dinner, as well as a conference and smaller commercial and non-commercial roundtables (where identified);

  • Take day to day responsibility for the high quality resourcing and delivery of assigned events in accordance with agreed timescales and budgets;

  • Ensure that every timetabled event has an ‘Event Plan’ containing a critical path with clear milestones, budget targets, delegate targets and a well-targeted marketing strategy;

  • Work closely with colleagues to understand, manage and communicate pre-event briefings and materials which need to be produced for internal and external stakeholders;

  • Regularly review all event models to ensure that they are still delivering in terms of member and commercial value;

Knowledge & Experience

What an individual must know or understand to be able to fulfil the role’s requirements

  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent (pref in a business, marketing, event-management related subject)

  • Able to demonstrate significant experience of event management at a senior level

  • Able to demonstrate experience of delivering high profile complex events for 400 plus delegates

  • Excellent knowledge of the B2B events market

  • Able to demonstrate excellent experience of online events solutions

  • Strong working knowledge and application of using CRM, CMS and digital marketing solutions

  • Experience of managing budgets and expenditure

  • IT literate with strong knowledge of MS Office packages

  • An interest in business and current affairs would be beneficial.