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Events Programme Manager, England

  • Full Time
  • UK
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • £43,311 - £46,949
  • Closes January 4, 2023

ForestryEngland Forest Live

We are looking for an experienced and talented Event Programme Manager to take the strategic lead on Forest Live – our national live music series across the nation’s forests in England.  In addition, to lead the National Events team on delivering all large commercial events across our estate.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who has strong leadership, programming, operational and contract management skills to act the strategic lead for all large commercial events.

Please note this is a national role and is offered on the basis of blended working, a combination of office based and virtual working. The role can be based at any Forestry England office with good travel and IT connections. The post holder will need to regularly travel (including some overnight stays) to sites across England as required by the role, including some event operational duties.

To be successful in this role you will need to have significant experience and expertise in managing and promoting large scale commercial public events.  A core part of Forestry England’s strategic approach is to grow commercial activity and the events programme is central to this growth.

You will report to the Head of Events and Commercial Visitor Programmes and will be required to make periodic reports to the Operations Leadership team and the Forestry England Executive Board.

You will have line management responsibilities for the Forestry England Event Management Team and the Customer Relations Finance Manager.