Join Our Team - Events Manager

An opportunity has arisen for this key role at Inverness Chamber of Commerce.

Inverness Chamber of Commerce is the region’s leading business organisation with a growing and active membership.  This is an exciting time for Inverness Chamber of Commerce as we continue to grow our service offering and project delivery for the benefit of our membership and to help in the development of the region’s business community.  Inverness Chamber of Commerce exists to connect, support and represent our members and businesses across the Highlands.  

Inverness Chamber of Commerce plays a key lobbying and campaigning role, as well as providing a full range of services and events for our members, including our Highlands & Islands Export Partnership which provides technical and export support services.  We also host the DYW Inverness & Central Highland Programme aimed at bringing the region’s educational providers and employers together to meet the needs of our young people.  Since the start of 2019 we have been delivering the Open4Business Highlands & Islands supply chain portal.

The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational and administrative experience gained within a busy and dynamic business environment.  Self-motivated and possessing strong verbal and written communication skills, the Events Manager will work closely with the Head of Events to deliver and promote Inverness Chamber’s varied programme of business events and assist in the ongoing development of this programme.  The Events Manager will be responsible for the management of events in the Chamber’s regular programme and will support the organisation of the major events programme, including responsibility for all administration and marketing activities.  This post is a key part of our hard-working and highly effective team.

The working hours will be 9:00am – 5:30pm Monday to Thursday and 9:00am – 4:30pm Friday.  The salary for this position will be circa £23,000 per annum plus pension and personal health plan, depending on experience and qualifications.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to Paula Nicol, Deputy Chief Executive & Head of Events, at paula@inverness-chamber.co.uk.  A Job Description can be obtained from the same email address.  Deadline for applications is close of business on Friday 13th March.  Interviews will be held on Wednesday 18th March with a view to making an early appointment.

Inverness Chamber of Commerce, Metropolitan House, 31 – 33 High Street, Inverness, IV1 1HT