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Events Manager

To work with the Creative Quarter’s Big House team, with our partners and suppliers, to procure and / or deliver a successful events programme to support emerging and established creative and digital businesses

Salary / Hours : £35,700pa pro rata – based on 3 days / 22.5 hours per week

Responsible to: The Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for: Staff, suppliers and freelance contractors employed to deliver aspects of the Big House ERDF events programme.

Contract Duration: Fixed term contract until end March 2022. The expectation is that this post will be required until end of Big House project in September 2022, but that is subject to confirmation of ongoing funding.

Job Purpose:

To work with the Creative Quarter’s Big House team, with our partners and suppliers, to procure and / or deliver a successful events programme to support emerging and established businesses, in support of achievement of ERDF outputs and other objectives.

The Creative Quarter is an economic development agency located in Nottingham, supporting the start up and growth of creative and digital businesses in the Hockley, Lace Market and Sneinton areas, and across the city of Nottingham.

The Big House is a business support project to help Creative and Digital businesses to start up and grow. It is delivered by a partnership of 7 organisations across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, including the Creative Quarter. The Big House provides support to entrepreneurs and established businesses in the form of workshops, network events and one-to-one advice. It is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The project is due to run until September 2022.

TO APPLY: Download the full Job Description below, then send your CV and supporting cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification and why you are interested in the role to admin@creativequarter.com by Wednesday 5th May 2021.

More Information and application details


Listed by:
Creative Quarter Nottingham
Contract Type:
Part Time
Creative Quarter
£37,000 pa pro rata
Closing Date:

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Creative Quarter Nottingham

Nottingham's Creative Quarter Company is an economic development agency owned jointly by Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham City Council that encourages the growth of Nottingham’s creative and digital economy.


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