It's in Nottingham - Project Executive

Location: Nottingham
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: £26,599.50
Application Deadline: 19th October 2023

We are It's in Nottingham –

Our passion for Nottingham and commitment to support and promote our members will drive economic growth – creating a vibrant city centre which is a destination of choice for visitors.
Through every interaction we will build trust and inspire pride in our city centre, its businesses and its people to create a more attractive, healthier, safer, and greener place to live, study, work
and play.

Job Title: Project Executive

Reporting to: Sponsorship, Events & Projects Manager

Salary and benefits: £26,599.50 per annum. Westfield healthcare, paid voluntary charity days, extra holidays relevant to length of service, your birthday off. Employee health and wellness activities. Cycle to work scheme. Flexible working hours, phone and laptop.

Working hours: 40 hours per week. This role is based in Nottingham city centre on a full-time basis, with flexibility on working hours over 7 days to meet the needs of the city.

Direct reporting: None

About us:

It’s in Nottingham – we are an independent, not-for-profit organisation, run on behalf of our city centre business members. Working with our members, and often with our partners Nottingham City Council and Visit Nottinghamshire, we’ve the exciting job of promoting Nottingham city centre as a destination for locals and visitors of all ages to enjoy.

Our mission: to create a thriving, safe, clean and vibrant city centre where people can have an amazing time shopping, eating and drinking, visiting attractions, working and studying – a city centre which they feel inspired to come back to, again and again.

About you:

We’re looking for a highly organised and hardworking person to join our team. You will plan and create events and projects on time and to budget, whilst using creativity to bring aspirational ideas to the team- ideas that will build our brand reputation as a bold and innovative placemaking organisation.

Proactive and great around people, with the passion and motivation to work to a consistently high standard in an often pressurised, but creatively agile environment, you’ll fit right in if you’re committed to doing your absolute best to promote everything that is positive about Nottingham centre.

We’re a small, tight-knit team where everyone has a role to play in our success, so strong team working, collaboration and interpersonal skills are a must – as is the ability to roll up your sleeves to get things done, whilst acting with professionalism, and integrity always.

You don’t have to have experience of putting monsters on rooftops, but the willingness to try new things, and innovate is essential. Celebrating our great city will be your world – from big events and activities, working with our trusted partners and businesses of all shapes and sizes across the city centre – to the less glamorous, but equally important promotion of Nottingham as a safe, green, clean, and healthy place to live, study, work, and play.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver events and projects with due regard to audience(s), budget, impact(s) and KPIs.
  • Write effective event and project plans considering: timing, audience(s), KPIs and campaign goals.
  • Communicate with and work effectively in collaboration with our Marketing and Communications team to align projects and events with marketing campaign goals.
  • Communicate effectively with members and the wider It’s in Nottingham team about events and projects, acting as the primary point of contact.
  • Bring a positive disposition and pro-actively build working relationships with members.
  • Evaluate all event and project performance against KPI’s and goals and report to the Sponsorship, Event & Project Manager.
  • Consistently update CRM systems.
  • Drive events and projects forward on own initiative, whilst consistently communicating with the wider It’s in Nottingham team.

It’s in Nottinghamwe are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Applications are to be submitted in the form of a covering letter and a resume (maximum 2500 words) that demonstrates your suitability and experience against the key responsibilities.

For an informal discussion about the role, or to apply, please email Amy Coulson, Sponsorship, Event & Project

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm Thursday 19 October 2023