Bookmark are delighted to have been retained by Yorkshire Cancer Research to recruit their new Events Manager position. Yorkshire Cancer Research are an independent charity, dedicated to helping people in and around Yorkshire to avoid, survive and cope with cancer. They're now looking for an energetic events practitioner who wants a role where they can use their broad events experience and well-developed events delivery skills to help shape the future of this fantastic charity.
About the role
The Events Manger will play a key role in support the redevelopment the charities' events strategy, transforming the size, scale and profile of the events delivered from the small events currently held to larger events and conferences which will increase fundraising, further develop the Yorkshire Cancer Research brand and help deliver the charities key strategic goals.
Working closely with the Head of Events, the Events Manager will be hands on in the deliver of the events strategy and will undertake a range of tasks from organising venues, planning events, booking speakers, inviting delegates all whilst ensuring events are delivered to a high standard and that all key regulations are adhered to.
About the person
We're looking for an experienced events practitioner with a track record of delivering successful events of different scales and types. You will be no stranger to leading large conferences and also have a history of organising celebrity endorsed consumer driven events. You must have excellent planning skills and brilliant attention to detail. You'll be meticulous in ensuring that all elements of your events are delivered smoothly, on-time, on-budget and that events deliver excellent return on investment.
Experience within the charity sector would be beneficial but is not a pre-requisite as experience within the corporate world would also be extremely valuable here. You'll be a confident, professional individual with high standards and be extremely motivated by the opportunity to play an important role in the future of a fantastic, Yorkshire focused charity.
To be considered for this excellent position, please apply with a copy of your latest CV or to learn more, please contact Alex Mountford at Bookmark Recruitment.
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