The primary purpose of the post is to professionally manage Alzheimer Scotland’s annual calendar of internal, external and partnership conferences and events including ceremonial events, guest lectures etc.
Our events calendar is a crucial part of the Organisation’s reputation management both internally and externally, and each event must be managed in a manner that ensures that the objectives of are met, and that Alzheimer Scotland is positively and professionally represented at all times.
In addition, the Conference & Events Manager will work as part of the Communications & Marketing team in the delivery of year-round support for the organisation.
The post also manages the Events & Marketing Coordinator post.
Candidates should have an in-depth knowledge and experience of both large and small scale event planning, with experience in a relevant role; the ability to work across multiple projects; relevant event marketing experience; proven management skills and an ability to problem solve; experience of budget setting and financial monitoring; and experience of working with senior staff.
The role will be based in Oxford Street, Glasgow but some travel will be required to National Office in Edinburgh, for team meetings, and travel will be required throughout Scotland to participate in the delivery of all scheduled events.
This will be a challenging, high paced, exciting post and candidates should be able to demonstrate a caring attitude, thoughtfulness to their duties and a willingness to learn throughout all undertaken duties.
Successful applicants for all posts will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland
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The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.
Interview date – 5 March 2019
Closing date – 5pm, 24 February 2019
Kim Kilgour, Conference & Events Manager, 81 Oxford Street, Glasgow, G5 9EP