Head of Events
London, London, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Occupation Events / Conferences
Specialty Head of Events
Salary £35,000 – £40,000 yearly
Location Epsom, Surrey, United Kingdom
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 9/15/23

2 month contract starting ASAP

  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • Based in Epsom
  • Monday - Friday - 9am - 5pm
  • 23 days’ holidays + 2 days at Christmas if the office is closed + 8 bank holiday
  • Discretionary bonus up to 5% after a years’ service
  • Pension 5% after 3 months completed service
  • Death in service insurance after 3 months completed service
  • Long term illness insurance after 3 months completed service
  • Optional Medical Insurance (Benefit in kind)


The Head of Events (together with our part-time existing Conference Manager) will ensure the cost-effective delivery of all aspects of each conference, including venue sourcing, event and delegate management, hospitality and evaluation. The role requires international travel.

Job specification:

  • Researching, recommending, negotiating contracts, booking and managing relationships with suitable venues for each conference.
  • Working with colleagues and suppliers to design, procure and deliver all elements of any conference to maximize delegate benefit and satisfaction in line with the business objectives.
  • Identifying the requirements for technical equipment, collateral and supplies for each conference, sourcing suppliers in host country as appropriate.
  • Prepare budgets on excel and ensure adherence.
  • Advising managers and 'host’ firm on requirements for events and activities outside the main conference business programme.

Person specification:

  • Outstanding communication and negotiation ability.
  • Demonstrable experience in organising international events/conferences - from conception, through delivery, to evaluation.
  • Highly organised and articulate with a diplomatic and friendly nature, able to deal with a wide variety of international senior professionals and stakeholders, while planning at a distance for overseas events.

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