Head of Events and Recruitment

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Up to £45,000

GBP 45000

Date Added




Head of...


Manchester/ Hybrid

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Head of Events and Recruitment - Manchester - Up to £45,000

Our client is the largest independent further & higher education provider in the UK, specialising in different creative areas and operating across the nation’s largest cities. Some of their former students include several household name artists.

Following a successful rebrand and investment, our client is looking to develop their brand awareness at each of their locations. This role will plan and deliver a range of events and activities aimed at potential students for the group.

Our client is operating a hybrid working model of approx. 2 days per week at their Manchester City Centre office.

Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Lead and develop a Marketing and Events team nationally
  • Coordinate, plan and review events aimed at recruitment and enrichment nationwide
  • Innovate in events aimed at ACC target sectors (Music, Gaming, esports, Computing)
  • Report on event KPIs and their impact on recruitment targets


  • Drive recruitment nationally meeting targets and KPIs on a regional level
  • Report and analyse on commercial, recruitment and event activities nationally
  • Lead and implement (with your team) the schools engagement strategy nationally
  • Analyse and identify (with your team) commercial opportunities and risks nationally
  • Champion and execute regional and national commercial plans led by the executive head of marketing and recruitment


  • Coordinate and facilitate feedback from the regional marketing and events officers to the central marketing team
  • Abide by digital marketing guidelines in oversight of regional digital marketing activity
  • Coordinate assets and collateral needed for regional events working with the executive Head of Marketing and Recruitment and central marketing team
  • Complete all activity inline with the group brand guidelines and commercial direction


  • Previous experience organising and running Marketing events highly desirable
  • Proven experience line-managing a team
  • Ability to liaise with wider business stakeholders and varying levels
  • Ability to identify commercial opportunities to help drive revenue
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well organised and strong project management skills

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