Event Manager (Conference & Exhibitions) - Fixed Term Contract (12 Months)

Scottish Event Campus Ltd

Event Manager (Conference & Exhibitions) - Fixed Term Contract (12 Months)

Competitive / Depending on Experience

Scottish Event Campus Ltd, Finnieston, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Contract
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 4 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 18-07-2024 (In 2 days)

job Ref: None

Full Job Description

Comprising the SEC Centre, SEC Armadillo and the OVO Hydro, the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) is Scotland's premier venue for events, gigs, conferences, and exhibitions. We enjoy an enviable reputation as one of Europe’s most prestigious venues with the OVO Hydro consistently ranked in the top 3 busiest venues in the world, attracting over 2 million visitors per year.


We’re looking for a motivated and friendly Event Manager to work as part of our Event Management Team –Conference & Exhibitions, in line with our vision to become the Best Event Campus in Europe.


The Event Manager will be responsible for working in the  team to deliver the following:


  • To be the event lead at all times.
  • Manage and deliver all aspects of pre-sales, event planning and delivery, budgetary control and venue management.
  • To lead in the coordination of each event, with the appropriate level of involvement to ensure build/breakdown requirements are achieved, public safety is efficiently maintained, and security and traffic management plans are effective and operated.
  • Ensure proactive, efficient cost management, accurate budget processes, and improved margin where possible.
  • Collaborate with the health and safety and security departments to ensure each event has an appropriate safety structure and communication plan in place to efficiently manage public and occupational health and safety risks and be positioned to react in the event of an unplanned incident. 
  • Identify and resolve health and safety risks associated with event delivery, whilst actioning and reporting them in the appropriate manner.


Our ideal candidate


Our Event Management team work together closely in a busy environment, ensuring that all expectations are exceeded and provide the highest quality service to each event. Our desirable qualities include:

  • The ideal candidate will hold a degree (or similar qualification) in Event Management, Tourism Management or Business Management.
  • Have previous experience in a similar environment.
  • Be able to demonstrate strong communication and customer focused skills.
  • Be a proactive team player.
  • Have excellent time management with proven experience of working to deadlines .
  • Have a working knowledge of Microsoft packages.
  • Have event industry knowledge.
  • Be flexible as evening and weekend working will be required.


Hands-on, passionate, and flexible? A clear and concise communicator? Confident working with clients and skilled in multi-tasking, with a dedicated and enthusiastic attitude? If yes, then we’re looking for you – and if you have knowledge and experience in the event industry and evidence of a proven track record for delivering results… even better!


Our ideal candidate should embrace our mission, Best Venues, Best People, Best Events. In adopting our core values for teamwork and collaboration you should share our passion for providing excellent customer experience, acting as a role model, and setting an example for the team and wider business.


Does this sound like the role for you?