Job title: Commercial Events Manager
ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY: Internal and External candidates may apply
HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 hours per week
JOB STATUS: Permanent
SALARY PER ANNUM: £32,640
DIRECTORATE: Corporate Services
LOCATION: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Richmond
Kew is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a major visitor attraction, that shows the importance of plants in all our lives. Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life. RBG Kew Enterprises Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kew Gardens whose key objective is to maximise revenue through its commercial activities.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Events Manager to join our Commercial Events Team. This is a great time to be joining Kew Enterprises as we are embarking on the development of a new events programme, just one part of a creative and ambitious plan to revitalise the public appeal of Kew. This new post has been created to help develop and deliver our growing programme of commercial public events, including our long-running six-day music festival; Kew The Music.
Reporting to the Head of Venue Hire and Commercial Events, you will take a lead role in the day-to-day management of our existing programme of events, as well as working to identify and develop new opportunities. There will also be opportunities to work with our corporate and private event hire team.
We are looking for someone who is creative and commercially aware, well-organised and enthusiastic with extensive project management experience working on public events in a similar setting.
Starting salary will be £32,640 per annum. Benefits include 26 days holiday per year, a non-contributory pension as well as a great working environment.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.
CLOSING DATE: 8 February 2013, 5pm
INTERVIEW DATE: 1 March 2013
How To Apply
1. Download and read the Job Profile.
2. Complete an Application Form (including the Equality and Diversity Form).
3. Return your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be advised that we do not accept applications by post. If you have a disability or a special need that requires support please contact us on 020 8332 3135.
We will only contact those candidates selected for interview. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, you should presume that you will not be called for interview. Unfortunately we are unable to provide feedback on your application if you are not selected for an interview.
If you have any general queries please do not hesitate to call the recruitment team on 020 8332 3135.
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