The RAeS promotes and advances the aerospace industry through education, events, and publications.

Head of Events - The Royal Aeronautical Society

Job Description

Applications closed: 
May 31, 2024
Posted on: 
May 10, 2024

The Royal Aeronautical Society is a professional body dedicated to aerospace, aviation, and space communities. They exist to further the advancement of aeronautical art, science, and engineering around the world.

Join our team:
Are you passionate about creating unforgettable events? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? We're looking for a Head of Events to lead our department and drive the success of our event programme. The Head of Events will oversee the Society’s Programme of Events and Conferences, such as, Energy from Space, Future of Flight, Gala Banquets and Social Networking Events, Executive Briefings, and National Air Shows.


- Develop and execute the strategic direction of our events programme.
- Organise and promote engaging events that resonate with our main target audience.
- Lead conference production to ensure high-quality content and engagement.
- Manage event logistics, budgets, and partnerships.
- Drive sales and marketing strategies to achieve revenue targets.

Job Requirements

Required skills:
- Event management qualification/Degree Calibre/Qualified by Experience
- Passion for the events industry
- Strong leadership and team management abilities.
- Commercial awareness and relationship-building skills.
- Excellent time management and organisational skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Desirable skills:
- Knowledge of the aviation/aerospace sector.
- Experience with virtual/hybrid event delivery.

Salary: up to £60K DOE
Location: London/Hybrid with some UK Travel
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 17:00
Holiday: 33 Days, inc. Bank Holidays
Other benefits: Life Insurance, 8% Pension, Healthcare Scheme, Training and Development and Staff Socials

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