Job Title: EVENT MANAGER - Awards
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 15239/001
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2017 09:23

Job Description


Your chance to deliver exceptional events within a highly regarded not-for-profit organisation!


Established for 25 years, this renowned organisation are recognised for their work in the fitness sector and have over 4000 members created of industry professionals, charities and local authorities.

Dedicated in raising awareness across the UK to increase health and fitness, the team have developed an engaging events programme that is delivered nationwide. Working with global brands and government departments, the team are dedicated in making a successful impact.

An integral aspect of their events calendar is focused on delivering various award ceremonies and conferences nationwide. Due to their complexity and on-going popularity, the team are now on the look out to bring on board a dedicated Event Manager to deliver and manage their awards programme.


As Event Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating with internal teams to ensure the swift delivery of large scale projects across the UK.

Overall responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Venue liaison

  • Overseeing the selection and management of judging panels

  • Managing entry processes

  • Liaising with internal teams including assisting with sponsorship management

  • Speaker management

  • Overseeing junior team members

  • Budget management

  • On-site management


The ideal candidate will need to have proven experience of providing end - end management of events, ideally within a not-for-profit organisation. Experience of delivering multiple awards and conferences is crucial. Candidates need to be highly organised due to the volume projects being delivered across the calendar year and ensuring each of their objectives are met.

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