Business and Events Manager in United Kingdom

Applying for the Business and Events Manager role

Job Title: Business and Events Manager
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £0 - £200,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Marketing & PR
Sub Sector: Events Management
Job Reference No: OR/CHC/0220BEM

Job Description

Business and Events Manager
Cardiff, CF24 5TG

GBP35,027 rising to GBP36,870 after successful 6 month probation + generous benefits

Our Client is the membership body for Housing Associations in Wales. Their members provide homes and housing services to 10% of the Welsh population. Last year they invested over GBP1bn into the economy. Our Client`s job is to enable them to be brilliant. 28% of their surplus (GBP294k) is derived from their Business and Events activities and this surplus is essential to enable them to deliver on its strategic objectives.

As their Business and Events Manager you will be responsible for leading and managing their experienced team to deliver an innovative, timely and ambitious events and learning programme which meet targets. You`ll also be leading on their commercial strategy to ensure they maintain and develop our existing opportunities and whilst looking for new areas to benefit their members.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic individual, with strong communication skills and be effective at developing and maintaining relationships. You will have a can-do attitude, high attention to detail, enjoy working in a fast paced, multi project working environment, are at ease with working with budgets and reporting, have brilliant people management skills that allows your team to excel, and the drive and self-motivation to deliver strong results, embrace challenges and seize opportunities.

Closing Date: 9 am 28th Feb
Shortlisting date 6th March
Interview date 20th March

Further Information:

Objectives of the Post

To oversee Our Client`s events and commercial services to ensure that they:

- Provides an innovative and timely programme of learning and support products and events to improve knowledge and understanding for their members and meets agreed targets

- Continually maximises opportunities to deliver new services that meet their members` needs

- Empowers and motivates the team ensuring that their services/events are both commercially viable and member focused

Budget Responsibility

- To undertake delegated authority in respect of allocated budgets and to manage the team`s resources and budget.

Training and conferences

- To oversee the planning, co-ordination, monitoring, evaluation of all training, conference and commercial events offered by Our Client on a timely basis.
- To set targets and budgets annually and regularly report on progress.
- To oversee the co-ordination of conference programmes in liaison with key staff and stakeholders.

Commercial Opportunities

- To lead on the commercial strategy for Housing Jobs Wales.
- To lead on the commercial strategy for their partnership with Thistle Insurance.
- To identify and develop a pipeline of new commercial opportunities which add value to the membership.
- To maintain existing and grow new commercial memberships.
- To liaise with staff & members to identify viability of these commercial opportunities.
- To identify funding opportunities and where appropriate write funding bids.


Holidays - 25 days rising by one day for each completed year of service, to a maximum of 30 days and all public holidays. Four additional days off during Christmas and New Year holidays

Gym - GBP25 subsidy / month

Sick and Maternity Provision - Enhanced sick and maternity provision above statutory requirements

Cash Health Plan - Paid for cash health plan (Simply Health)

Pension Social Housing Pension Scheme - Defined contributions scheme. Employer contributions at 5%

Learning and Development - Individual budget

Offices - Modern office environment with onsite car parking

To apply for this Business and Events Manager role, please submit your current CV and contact details online.

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