Event Manager Job Opportunity at The British Council

The British Council is the world’s leading cultural relations organization and creates opportunities for people in the UK and worldwide to understand each other, to work together and learn from one another.

We see this as crucial to building secure, more prosperous and sustainable futures for us all. We build trust and understanding between different countries and cultures and develop strong international links that are of benefit to people in Britain and the rest of the world.

Applications are hereby invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates to fill the Event Manager Job Opportunity at The British Council

Job Position:  Event Manager

Post sits with the Arts team/Post is pay band 7 (Middle Management)/Fixed term contract till December 2016/Open to internal & external applicants/applicants must have right to live and work in Nigeria/Post is in Lagos.

The post holder will lead on all the event production, management and delivery linked to the high profile events in the UK NG 15/16 Programme. This position will work directly to the Director Arts Nigeria and closely with the arts team.

The Arts Events Manager will deliver high profile, media catching arts events spread across Abuja, Lagos and Calabar and support external event producers to deliver events under the UK/Nigeria 2015-16 programme banner.

See the role profile for role responsibilities

Applicants must have

-At least 5 years’ recent experience of managing and delivering high profile events
-Experience of researching and identifying trends that support event delivery strategy
-Proven ability to manage relationships with vendors
-Track record of managing risk
-Project/Event Management Qualification

Vacancy Announced: 14th September, 2015
Closing date: 23:59 UK time 27th September, 2015

Role Profile Event Manager.doc
BC Core skills.pdf
BC Behaviours.pdf

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should visit https://jobs.britishcouncil.org/Vacancies.aspx

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