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CodeClan - Events Manager

  • CodeBase Edinburgh 38 Castle Terrace Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9DZ United Kingdom (map)

Events Manager

CodeClan is Scotland’s award-winning digital skills academy, providing a unique 16-week Professional Software Development (PSD) course to help people from all backgrounds to kick start their career in tech, and accelerate Scotland’s progress in building a high-performing digital economy.

We’re looking for an ambitious Sales and Marketing Events Manager to join our team. This role will report to the Head of Marketing and work closely with the CodeClan team to launch a series of new and exciting events across our campuses in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.

Who we're looking for:

  • A high energy, hands-on, positive person who is looking to expand their event management and marketing skills.

  • Collaborator who can pro-actively coordinate events for many audiences

  • A creative and think-outside-of-the-box person

  • Dedicated and passionate about their offering

  • Friendly and approachable with a growth mindset

  • Comfortable presenting in front of a group

Previous experience:

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to create and give presentations

  • Connected with venues and industry organisers

  • Excellent organisational skills and logistics

  • Proofreading experience with attention to detail

  • Well organised and ability to prioritise tasks

  • Ability to present and take part in meetings with clients and key stakeholders

  • An understanding of social media and content marketing

  • Understanding of sales approaches and processes

  • Basic understanding of the tech industry and software development or curious with a passion to learn

This role’s key tasks and responsibilities are to:

  • Marketing & sales events

  • Working with three key stakeholders: Marketing, Sales and our Student Journey

  • Manager to organise and support events for the company that are inline with our

  • Brand Guidelines, Mission and Growth initiatives.

  • Run the bi-monthly planning meetings on upcoming events

  • Keep your colleagues up to date on events and roles

  • Develop with our Head of Marketing the messaging and call to action for each event

  • Capture leads and report on the success of the event and delegate follow up actions

  • Manage the event budget

  • Support our CEO in outside speaking engagements

  • Assist our CEO in follow-ups and continual engagement with the Scottish Tech industry

  • Work with CEO on special initiatives such as Girl Guides STEM and Women in Tech

  • Support our Admissions team to engage new students and drive applications to our courses

  • Work with our Commercial Director to engage with Industry partners and grow new alliances

  • Leverage third party events to promote the CodeClan brand and drive awareness CodeClan community events

  • Support the Commercial and Student Journey manager on our internal events making sure our Brand is positioned properly and events are professional

  • Assist in coordinating key speakers for internal events (Graduations, Industry Talks, Guest Speakers)

  • Assist the CEO on internal staff meetings


If you think that this role sounds like a good for a fit for you, send us your CV and a short note saying what you think you can bring to the role to

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