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Programmes & Events Manager

Contract: Maternity cover, up to 1 year
Hours: Full-time
Salary: £30-35K, plus benefits
Location: Vauxhall, London
Reports to: Head of Training & Consultancy

About the role

This is a pivotal role, managing the operational engine room at the heart of the organisation. Working closely with the wider team, the Programmes & Events manager will be responsible for the efficient administration of SMK’s training and consultancy services. SMK is well-known as a leading trainer of campaigners, and we have recently launched a new flexible, online training product called the ‘Campaigning Carousel’. In addition, we have a programme of open training courses, and a rapidly growing consultancy service supported by a network of Associates.

In addition, you will provide operational and administrative support to our events programme, including our headline SMK National Campaigner Awards, sharing this responsibility with others across SMK. And as a small and busy charity you will also be expected to help out with operational responsibilities across the organisation where capacity allows.

There is plenty of opportunity to develop in this role. Whether it’s getting involved with business development and marketing, using your initiative to improve the way we work, or contributing to developing new products and services.

How to apply

Deadline for applications is 9am 9th February 2021. Interviews are expected to take place 15th and 16th February 2021 via Zoom.

For more information please download the full job pack here 




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