Head of Institutional Events

Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ
Up to £75,000 per annum

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business. We are home to 17,000 students and 8,000 staff, award over 6,700 degrees every year and an international community attracting undergraduates from more than 125 countries.


Our Head of Institutional Events will be pivotal in this endeavour and will play a central role in shaping our event strategy, engaging stakeholders, expanding our supporter base, and leading a diverse range of events for our various audiences. This role is a unique opportunity to lead our vibrant and high-profile institutional events programme, in support of our wider organisational objectives. The post holder will understand how to develop and deliver events that are geared towards furthering Imperial’s agenda and work closely with colleagues in the Public Affairs and the President’s Office to achieve this.

We are looking for a talented individual with a background in multistakeholder event management, ideally gained within the government, think tank, corporate or the not-for-profit sectors. With strong leadership skills to manage and guide a small team, you will possess excellent interpersonal skills, and a depth of expertise in relationship management, ideally within a large, complex organisation. You will also bring exceptional organisational capabilities and experience in strategic planning along with a highly collaborative style.


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.