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Efficient & dynamic Events Manager sought to grow the private hire business at beautiful historic venue, Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, in Ealing, west London. Pitzhanger Manor is the Grade 1 listed ‘country’ house of Sir John Soane, designed and built by Soane 1800-1804. It reopened to the public in 2019 following a £12m conservation project to restore Soane’s original designs and upgrade the adjacent contemporary art Gallery. Pitzhanger provides a stunning venue for private events from parties and weddings through to events and corporate conferences.
Reporting to the Head of Finance, and working closely with Pitzhanger’s close-knit entrepreneurial team, you will lead the development and delivery of Pitzhanger’s events business, generating crucial, income to support Pitzhanger’s charitable activities, exhibitions and outreach programmes. You will secure bookings and co-ordinate a full range of internal and external events.
You will have first-class planning, project management and communication skills and exceptional attention to detail. You will be adept at building relationships with a wide range of people and will have a minimum of 3 -5 years’ experience managing events, preferably within a heritage context. You will be excited by the opportunity to work in a small team and at a new venue where your input can have real impact. You will have a proven track record of delivering excellent events for clients to meet a variety of budgets.
Reports to: Head of Finance
Location: Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery Mattock Lane, London W5 5EQ
Salary: £27,000 – £33,000 per annum
Hours: Full time (35 hours/week): as the role will involve supervising some events this will include some work on evenings and at weekends. Overtime will not usually be paid but time off in lieu will be awarded once agreed and signed off with your line manager.
To apply, please send your CV plus a covering letter (max. 2 sides A4) summarising how your skills and experience meet the job description and person specification to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 8am on Monday 2nd November 2020. Interviews of selected candidates will take place by Zoom on Thursday 5th November.
Please download the full job description and person specification below.