Event Manager

Events and Engagement Officer

Ref: 365| Posted: 22nd Jun 2022

Edwards Employment Solutions are a Chesterfield based recruitment agency covering the wider East Midlands and South Yorkshire areas.

We are currently looking for a Events and Engagement Officer for a fixed term govt contract to start ASAP. This will be fixed term until 30 June 2023.

Based at: Nottingham, Chesterfield or Derby with agile working. Travel will be required across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Salary: £25,000 per annum

The role:

  • You will be responsible for administering a range of events including in-person workshops across Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, as well as online webinars and workshops
  • Identify and source appropriate speakers and case studies
  • Liaise with venues, exhibitors, colleagues, and third parties to deliver a quality service
  • Initiating bookings and referrals with potential programme customers over the phone.
  • Account manage businesses at every stage of the event ensuring timely and accurate information is collected and recorded on CRM systems
  • Make sure all events are organised well and are of a good quality
  • Regularly update the systems
  • Manage your own time ensuring all tasks are completed


Occasional out of hours work will be required (i.e.evenings and early mornings)

Driving Licence and access to own transport will be required

Who we are looking for:

· Relevant and demonstrable experience of organising and delivering business events

· Proven track record of working with businesses to deliver events

· Excellent organisational and administration skills

· Strong communication (written & oral skills)

· Strong drive for results and a high level of resilience

· Highly motivated - can work as part of a team and independently

· The ability to check eligibility documentation for accuracy

· High level of skill in Microsoft Office, CRM systems and Cloud based applications

· Social Media skills inc Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

If this is the role for you, apply today! For any queries, ring our office on 01246 886366