COR518 - Events Manager

Posted: 29/05/2024 11:27
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £37,390 - £43,500
Location: London
Level: Management
Deadline: 14/06/2024 23:59
Hours: 35
Benefits: For more information about our benefits, please see below
Job Type: Full Time fixed-term

Job title: Events Manager

Contract type:  Full time (35 hours per week), 12 month fixed contract

Location: London

Salary: Grade 5. £37,390 - £43,500. Please note, for internal applicants the salary will be reflected by pay and award policy

Working arrangements:  35 hours per week between 8am and 6pm. Hybrid working - you will work in the office a minimum of 6 days per month and attend events when required. 

We are looking for an experienced events manager to deliver an ambitious evens portfolio. You will play a key role in supporting team members, implementing policies & procedures as well as being hands on in the successful delivery of events and projects. 

This is a fast-paced delivery area where you will work across a range of projects from high profile governance events, membership and fellowship ceremonies, core college conferences, principal partner events and internal communications.

As the Events Manager, you will be responsible for.

  • Overall management of events the RCP event portfolio including large scale conferences
  • Being on of the key points of contact for internal and external stakeholders
  • Oversee the planning process for college, governance and membership events
  • Scheduling & resource management
  • Management of event budgets
  • Oversee project teams on-site
  • Mentoring & managing junior staff day to day

Your experience includes

  • Educated to degree level or an equivalent relevant business-related qualification.
  • Proven experience of driving income through sales and sponsorship
  • Working at a senior management level
  • Marketing and publicity strategies for events.
  • Successful financial management of an extensive events programme.
  • Negotiating with suppliers.
  • Networking within a professional, preferably medical, environment.

For more information about the role please view the Job Description and Person Specification.  

Our benefits

Working at the RCP comes with lots of benefits designed to ensure that you feel valued and supported in your role. The benefits we offer include:

  • 29 days holiday per annum (staff grades 5 and above), plus bank holidays
  • group personal pension plan with 7% employer contribution
  • interest-free season ticket loan 
  • life assurance
  • annual pay award
  • flexible working hours
  • employee assistance programme – 24/7 advice and support for any work-related issues as well as any problems affecting your home life
  • occupational health team – includes employment and work-related health assessments, health checks and work station assessments
  • cycle to work scheme 
  • corporate eye care scheme
  • professional training and development opportunities
  • enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • staff discounts platform – including discounts on cinema tickets and a range of high street brands.

About the RCP

The Royal College of Physicians is a rewarding and friendly place to work with an incredible history, dating back to our foundation in 1518. We are a professional membership body for physicians – doctors who work in hospitals – with over 40,000 members in the UK and around the world working to improve patient care and reduce illness. Our activities focus on educating, improving and influencing for better health and care.

How to apply

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the job description. Please note that applications received without a cover letter will not be shortlisted.

If you have any queries about the application process or the role, please email

Closing date: 14 June 2024

Interview date: TBC

The RCP positively encourages applications for suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

The RCP is all about our people - our members, our staff, our volunteers and leaders. We educate, influence and collaborate to improve health and healthcare for everyone and know we can only do this by being inclusive, encouraging and celebrating diverse perspectives. that's why welcoming and having people who represent the 21st century medical workforce and the diverse population of patients we serve is so important to us.