Events Manager

The Scouts Association
Chingford, London
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At The Scout Association we are currently looking for an Events Manager to join the team based in Gilwell Park, London. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis, working 35 hours per week. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary of £39,479 per annum inc OLW plus fantastic benefits.

About the Events Manager role

This is a rare opportunity to undertake the role of Event Manager in a fast moving and exceptionally busy team.  The Events team are responsible for delivery of a number of high profile and prestigious National events including an annual Review of Queens Scouts at Windsor Castle.  This role is also responsible for working with teams of volunteers and staff to oversee the delivery of several large scale International events involving up to 4,500 UK participants at a time.

What we’re looking for in our Events Manager

You need a passion for working with people and willingness to work in partnership with volunteers to develop and deliver large scale events both in the UK and overseas.

You will be an innovator, a good communicator, an extremely competent project manager with experience of managing and leading teams - who wants to make a real difference.  You will have extensive experience of successful delivery of large scale high profile events and management of large budgets with a willingness to travel nationally and internationally.

What we can offer you as our Events Manager

- Subsidised Lunch

- Pension Scheme

- Simply Health medical plan

- Free parking

- Interest free season ticket loan

About Us

Young people are our future and The Scout Association plays a vital role in supporting adults to developing them for adult life through provision of a challenging, relevant and rewarding programme. The Association has developed a vision and strategy to take Scouting forward and the Events Team plays an important part in achieving this vision through the delivery of celebratory events recognising young people’s and adult volunteer achievements and providing once in a lifetime experiences through participation in international events such as a World Scout Jamboree (camp) attended by 45,000 people from across the world.

There are almost half a million young people in the UK who are members of The Scout Association supported by approximately 150,000 adult volunteers. 

So if you would like to join the team as our new Events Manager then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

Details of closing and Interview date

Closing date: 4 July 2017

Interview date: 25 July 2017

The Scout Association aims to be an equal opportunities employer.