Event Manager

Great opportunity for an Events Manager to join a creative and friendly team within a leading independent publishing company, based in the heart of buzzing Old Street. Using conferences and events to effectively communicate the publishing brand, generate leads for digital products and raise the profile of journals.

We are looking for a talented Events Manager to lead an events  team, managing a portfolio of international events across UK & EMEA. You will manage the organisation’s presence at over 200 EMEA conferences a year, through planning and booking the delivery of the conference schedule, liaising with conference organizers and internal stakeholders to support and meet goals and objectives for conference attendance. This is a 12-month maternity cover starting ASAP.

Events Manager responsibilities include:


  • Direct line-management of  a team of 2 Conference and Event Executives

  • Lead the conference team function with oversight of up to 200 events

  • Advise Global Head of PR, Public Affairs and Conventions on conference budgets

  • Monitor competitor activity and identify and exploit new marketing opportunities

  • Adhere to monthly budgets and ensure marketing costs are managed effectively

 Could you be the Event Manager? Are you:

  • Experienced in managing an Events team

  • A graduate or equivalent with a demonstrable history of events marketing, preferably in the education sector

  • A confident communicator and people person, happy to lead and collaborate on event planning with colleagues across the business, sharing results and new ideas.

  • Excellent written English and proofing skills; confident telephone manner

  • Analytical skills

  • A highly organized multi-tasker with strong skills in managing projects, deadlines and expectations.

  • Experience in offline and online marketing including using social media

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.