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Head of Events

We are looking for an experienced Head of Events to join us and lead our team in the delivery of scientific conferences and increased venue hire.

In this position, you will organise and drive marketing for our internal events and increase the use of our historic venue by external clients. You will also continue to expand our offering of scientific events and activities and help to diversify our income streams through event revenue and sponsorship income.

To succeed in this role, you should have experience of organising and running meetings and conferences, ideally in the academic or professional sector. You’ll also need to be confident in establishing relationships at all levels, as you will be liaising with academics, industry-based researchers and executives. In addition, it is essential that you are able to prioritise your tasks and work to tight deadlines as you lead our team to deliver high-quality conference and venue management services.

To apply for this position, please forward a copy of your CV together with a cover letter and a supporting statement to recruitment@geolsoc.org.uk. Please ensure that your application fully addresses the criteria in the appointment brief. 

Recruitment will close at the end of the day 1 August, 2019. Interviews will be held in mid-August.

Due to our historic building, we would also be grateful if you could let us know if you will require any adjustments should you be called for an interview.

The Society is an equal opportunities employer. The post-holder will be expected to adhere to and support the Society’s commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion.

Job description

Appointment brief