Deputy Head of Events
Closing date | 15.04.24 | 9am

Salary: £40,000

We’re seeking an enthusiastic and experienced events professional to join our small and high performing team as Deputy Head of Events. Working closely with our Head of Events, you’ll be an integral part of the team involved in all aspects of venue hire including, but not limited to, enquiry handling, supplier management, marketing activities, financial reconciliation and excellent delivery of events. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced events professional, looking for increased responsibility, to join a friendly, supportive and highly passionate team.

Role Requirements:

Minimum 7 years events ops and sales experience in a similar historic or cultural setting delivering high level events.

Proven track record of achieving ambitious financial targets, with experience of pursuing leads, exploring new opportunities and negotiating complex bookings.

Liaise with all approved events’ suppliers, maintain strong industry relationships and ensure competitive and high-quality service. Maintain good relationships with local and events’ industry networks, and Council and statutory contacts.

Strategic input with the Head of Events regarding marketing activities, showcase opportunities and business development initiatives to help widen the reach and success of commercial opportunities.

Excellent financial acumen and experience of raising commission invoices, chasing payments, keeping meticulous records and liaising with the Finance Director.

Support and maintain an overview of operational compliance, ensuring rigorous H&S procedures and risk assessments, reviewing statutory and licensing changes and analysing best practice;

Experience of undertaking supplier tenders would be advantageous but not essential.

To apply, please submit a covering letter outlining your suitabilty for the role, your CV and a completed Equal Opportunities form to

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