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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Nov 29, 2018

Closing Date

Jan 21, 2019


Events Manager

  • We are hiring a temporary Events Manager to join the Catalyst Inc team to plan, organise and deliver an incredible experience through a series of events targeted at the most innovative companies, the business community and young people. 

    We need a combination of creativity in designing first-class events but also someone who loves the nitty-gritty and has the know-how to execute on the details even under pressure. The ability to work cross-functionally and mobilise a team towards a goal is a must!

    Candidates must demonstrate their Passion, Integrity and an ability to Be Bold. 

    Job Description 

    An Events Manager to plan, organise and deliver an incredible experience through a series of
    events targeted at the most innovative companies in NI, the business community & the young
    people of NI.

    Key Information

    ● Temporary full-time contract for maternity cover
    ● Attendance at evening and occasional weekend events.
    ● Salary up to maximum of £32,200 depending on experience/qualifications.
    ● Competitive Benefits Package
    ● Based at The Innovation Centre, Queen’s Island, Belfast.
    ● Reporting to Head of Programmes, Connect.
    ● Closing date for applications is Monday, 17th
    December at 10am
    ● Interviews will be held Thursday 20th
    and Friday 21st December 2018.

    Our Vision for Northern Ireland

    Our vision for Northern Ireland is a community of innovators so powerful its people can change
    the world. Our role is to provide the home, networks and the empathy to nurture anyone with
    the talent and ambition to develop world leading products and services that will transform NI
    into one of the most entrepreneurial knowledge economies in Europe.

    Our values

    Our values can’t be taught they are just who we are. They are embedded in all roles and all
    applicants must align with the attitudes and behaviours of Catalyst Inc as part of the
    recruitment process.

    Integrity – Do the right thing, regardless
    Be Bold – Be ambitious and dare to be different
    Passion – We love what we do

    The Role

    The Events Manager is expected to lead our event management efforts including all event
    logistics and ensure alignment with the overall objective of the programme.


    ● Liaise with Programme managers to understand exact event requirements and leverage synergies between programmes for entrepreneurs.
    ● Produce high level and detailed plans and reports for each event (including timelines, venues, suppliers, staffing and budgets)
    ● To design, plan and deliver highly energetic and engaging events for our users
    ● Set and manage budgets for specific events
    ● Post event evaluation to inform future events
    ● Manage compliance obligations for insurance, legal, health and safety
    ● Management of 3rd Party Suppliers
    ● Support the programme manager in the recruitment of quality speakers, panellists and volunteers for all events to achieve attendance targets
    ● Work effectively with the Programme Manager and the Catalyst Inc marketing team to ensure successful marketing of all events to the target market
    ● To prepare and deliver visually appealing keynote presentations to a range of audiences as required
    ● Extensive use of Salesforce to maintain records and run reports
    ● Regular reporting to Head of Programmes at Connect
    ● Undertaking any other reasonable duties which fall within the remit of this role.

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