Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, 618 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments.
Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world.
This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.
Position: Special Events Manager
Location: Central London
Job Type: Full Time, 12-month Fixed Term Contract
About the role:
Working within the prestigious Special Events team at the Charity, you will be managing the production and delivery of all events to the highest standard and meeting objectives as allocated by the Head of Events and Senior Events Managers, to include some of the following:
- Event logistics.
- Supplier management.
- Venue management – all events including fundraising events, stewardship and engagement events as well as patient experience events
- Budgetary responsibility
- Line Management responsibility
The successful candidate will have a degree level education, or higher or relevant proven work experience and you will have a proven track record of managing and delivering high level events. You will also have evidence of working with external fundraising committees to deliver events and experience of budget management, including forecasting and planning.
Additionally, you will have excellent problem-solving skills with a proactive approach and mind-set and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Evidence of working with senior staff members and individuals is also essential. Line management experience would also be beneficial.
You may have experience of the following: Events Manager, Assistant Events Manager, Senior Event Coordinator, Community Events Manager, Networking, Marketing, Event Manager, Junior Events Manager, etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.