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Job Vacancy: Marketing & Events Manager

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We are recruiting a Marketing and Events Manager to deliver and market our Annual Conference & Exhibition and specialist conferences, market and assist with Area Events and manage our social media channels.

Specifically, this role will involve:

  • Managing the delivery of the Annual Conference and associated events
  • Managing the sponsorship & exhibition for Annual Conference
  • Managing the delivery of the ‘Specialist’ (Science, Engineering & Environment) Conferences
  • Providing marketing and support for Area (regional) Events, including web listing
  • Maintaining, editing and supporting the development of the company’s digital media, such as the website and social media – actively using Google Analytics, WordPress and Campaign Monitor
  • Supporting & guiding Areas hosting Webinar events
  • Managing the creation and delivery of Event Surveys

 

Key Skills/Attributes:  

  • Educated to degree level with good communication and interpersonal skills and a good command of the English language
  • Knowledge and experience of event management and delivery (both physical and virtual)
  • Experienced in creating and promoting marketing content through company social media channels and setting business quarterly targets
  • Understanding and ideally experience of digital technology and how it can enhance the membership experience
  • Demonstratable skills in building and maintaining positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Self-motivated but able to work collaboratively within both a small head office team and the wider team of Area committees
  • Ability to prioritise workload

 

Key Result Areas

  • Annual Conference + associated events
  • Specialist Conferences
  • Area Events
  • Social Media + Website
  • Customer Service/Teamwork

 

Our offer

 We are offering a salary of £24,981 plus a pension contribution of up to 8% after probation. We have a generous holiday allowance of 25 days (not including bank holidays) and we operate an extended office shut down over Christmas and New Year.

Our offices are based on Team Valley and hours of business are 09.00-17.00 Monday-Friday (35 hours per week). Working from home is permitted but all staff are expected to work from the office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The role will require some travel throughout the UK and occasional overnight stays (conferences/exhibitions).

We appreciate a good work-life balance is important so we try to allow flexible working where possible and encourage and facilitate staff development. We are a small team but you will also be working with our volunteers, our Board of Directors and the wider water sector, including water industry Chief Executives, Academics and partner organisations.

How to apply

 Send us your cv with a covering letter saying:

  • What attracted you to the vacancy
  • What you can bring to the role
  • How you meet the Key Attributes
  • How you would plan to convert social media followers into members

 

Together with contact details for two people who would be prepared to give you a reference

To: lynn@instituteofwater.org.uk

Closing Date: Thursday 18th November

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