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Reference: 90273

Date Added: 18 September 2023
Closing Date: 9 October 2023

Job Title: Events Manager - Employability Programmes

Working For: The Sutton Trust

Location: London

Salary: £39,000 - £41,000

Length of Contract: Fixed term until 31st August 2025

Job Details

Main duties
Designing and delivering the Trust’s residential conferences, currently one event per year for each Pathways programme (Law, Banking & Finance, and Engineering). This includes

  • Organising and managing event logistics, such as venues, catering, facilities and accommodation
  • Designing activities, content and timetables
  • Ensuring residential conferences are risk assessed and run in accordance with latest health and safety and safeguarding guidelines
  • Overseeing all residential conference administration and pre-event processes, including attendee selection, communications, and requirement gathering
  • Managing relationships and coordinating delivery with multiple programme stakeholders including university partners, corporate partners and volunteers
  • Managing the residential programmes budget
  • Matrix management of Programmes Team Assistant and effectively delegating work for other staff as required
  • Overseeing events of between 60 – 250 students, including multiple overnight stays
  • Being the primary contact for staff, volunteers and partners
  • Overseeing the recruitment, onboarding, training and management of temporary conference staff; managing staff teams of up to 70 people
  • Ensuring all activities and events are run on time and on schedule
  • Responding to student concerns and behavioural issues
  • Responding to safeguarding questions and concerns, escalating where necessary
  • Co-ordinating additional online events and activities across the suite of Pathways programmes, including Pathways to Medicine
  • Managing the MEAL (monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning) and reporting process for residential and relevant online activities
  • Modelling best practise in utilising the Trust’s CRM system, including suggesting changes to drive efficiencies and data collection
  • Other duties as necessary from time to time

Person Specification

  • Is eligible to work in the UK (see here for information about right to work)

Closing Date: 9 October 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Applications should reach us by 9am on the closing date with first round interviews held over Zoom on Tuesday, 17th October, and second round interviews held at our London offices on Tuesday, 24th October.

Application Details

Apply directly on our website here - https://recruitment.suttontrust.com/jobs/3172054-events-manager-employability-programmes 

Website: https://www.suttontrust.com/

Additional Notes