Events Manager – Maternity Cover - Fixed Term 10 months

Events Manager – Maternity Cover - Fixed Term 10 months

£ 20,000 per annum pro-rata

Full time, 37.5hrs (Flexibility is required as the working hours will include evenings and weekends)

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for an Events Manager to join our Events team based in Gosport.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead and shape venue hire and events in a historic setting. 

Key Opportunities

• Responsible for organising, staffing and managing all events at Explosion Museum & the Submarine Museum.
• Delivering a unique and high level of visitor experience and satisfaction
• Initiate and develop revenue generating events and functions – Working alongside the Business Development Manager.
• Dealing with enquiries, administration, events set up and pack downs.
• Managing a team of casual events staff
• Support public events in Gosport and across the wider NMRN 
• Liaise with a variety of suppliers and contractors including caterers, photographers, DJs etc.

Knowledge/Experience

Applicants must have previous experience in a variety of events, ideally in the museums/attractions sector. The applicant should have experience of health & safety and proven leadership skills or willing to train.
The applicant must be able to demonstrate a passion for commercial awareness and excellent customer care, as well as being a team player. In addition applicants need excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, with a positive and innovative attitude.

Applications will be considered from experienced events staff who are looking to develop management skills.

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Hannah Driver, Events Manager on 023 9289 1370 ext. 2300 or Hannah.driver@nmrn.org.uk alternatively a copy of the role profile can be viewed here

Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified. Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 10am on Friday 7th February 2020. Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 10th February 2020  in Gosport.

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