Senior Events Manager - Event Agency - Hybrid

  • Job Reference: 1107359517-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Alison Fox Recruitment
  • Location: Sandhurst, Berkshire
  • Salary: £38,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Events & Experiential, Marketing, Media, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Events Manager - Event Agency - Hybrid (1-2 days per week in office in Sandhurst)

Main Purpose of Role:

Lead the delivery for exceptional, must attend industry leading events, ensuring Fundraising targets are met

Build excellent supporter relationships, in particular with sponsors

Collaborate with the marketing and communications team to create and deliver the marketing plan

Collaborate with the relationship management team to create and deliver the sales plan

Pro-actively seek new fund-raising opportunities

Role breakdown in detail:


Deliver revenue figures via a comprehensive sales plan including ticket sales and sponsorship revenue

Manage team and all stakeholders to deliver flagship events

Work with current and new supporters to develop strong relationships for ongoing support

Work with marketing to create and execute sales and awareness plan including website, trade press and social media

Make recommendations for fundraising activities

Bring new ideas for fundraising opportunities

Negotiate supplier costs to maximise contribution back to the charity

Event Project Management

Responsible for project and event delivery, on time and to budget

End to end budget, cashflow, income, forecasting and supplier management using ThankQ database

Ownership of event documentation including timeline, running order, budget and marketing plan

Ownership of project management including meetings, stakeholder management, committee involvement, review and debrief

Manage contracted suppliers to ensure the project is delivered on time and to budget

Ensure all parties meet key milestones

Preparation of all meetings and minutes


Sourcing of gifts in kind, prizes and product for events

Keeping database up to date with CRM and event management information

Use CRM system to produce regular revenue/booking reports


Proven senior level leadership and event management experience on complex events

Ability to gain trust and build strong relationships at Director level

Strong project management skills and event delivery

Proven stakeholder management

Experience of managing large budgets with income and spend to deliver bottom line contribution

Excellent attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy while working under pressure, on multiple projects

Lead across multi-functional teams


High degree of self-motivation, particularly when working towards deadlines and targets

Strong team player; naturally supportive with colleagues in immediate team as well as wider charity team; does not shy away from getting involved

Intrinsically proactive in approach to work and ability for identifying innovative ways of working

Highly motivated self-starter with ambition to make things happen