Event Project Manager

Macclesfield, Cheshire
26 Jun 2018
20 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Event Project Manager (Maternity cover)

Location: Macclesfield
Salary: £24,766

Who are we?

Part political, part business and part charity - NUS is a third sector membership organisation with a twist! Professionally run, but different – the exact-opposite of a corporate. Collaborating with over 550 amazing member students’ unions, we provide a huge range of services and support to them. With over 220 creative NUS colleagues working together every day to support elected student leaders - as they make change in the world and improve the lives of students - we help make it happen!

What’s the job?

NUS is an exciting and interesting organisation.  We exist to improve the lives of students and to develop and champion strong students’ unions.  We are the voice of 7 million UK students.

A member of our Events Team is due to go on maternity leave later this year so we’re looking for a looking to recruit an experienced Event Project Manager to join our busy team for approximately 12 months. This role presents the opportunity to work on large and small conferences, training events and internal meetings ranging from 1,200 – 20 delegates.  The role will be based at our office in Macclesfield although travel may be required throughout the UK, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

You will be confident with

1.            Working with internal stakeholders

2.            Creating event project proposals including budgets

3.            Full delegate management

4.            Liaising with suppliers and venues

5.            Managing on site event logistics and delegates

If you work in events in a students’ union we would encourage you to speak to your manager about the possibility of a secondment.

This role will cover a period of parental leave and is likely to be for a period of 12 months

Why apply?

In return for your passion and experience we offer the flexibility for work-life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector and excellent holidays and benefits.

We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability.

You can be yourself here whoever you are, be proud of the work you do and build a career in a place that knows different is good.

Visit our website for an application form.

Closing Date: 5pm on Friday 20th July 2018 

If you’re successfully shortlisted we’ll see you at an interview the week commencing 30th July 2018.