Events Manager ~ Royal Academy of Arts
The Royal Academy of Arts is one of the UK’s leading arts institutions, dedicated to the making, exhibiting and debating of art. We now have an exciting opportunity to be part of the Events Team.
The Events Team organise a very busy programme throughout the year of over 200 fundraising, internal and corporate events. This role is responsible for planning and management of events in our Burlington Gardens building, predominately for corporate clients, fashion brands and private hire, delivering to a high standard within budget, and achieving maximum income.
You will possess strong event organisation experience, ideally within a venue environment as well as significant new business experience, and strong skills in sales and marketing, being able to generate commercial opportunities.
Resourceful, energetic and well presented, you will be supremely organised, with razor sharp attention to detail. Most importantly you will demonstrate a warm, friendly and engaging manner. A strong team player, you will have a flexible approach to working extended hours to cover breakfast, evening events and weekends.
The work will entail a significant amount of self-administration, answering enquiries about events, managing mailings, and conducting site visits to secure new business. . You will need strong interpersonal and IT skills, and be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in the visual arts.
This is a temporary role for approximately 12 months.