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Events Manager

Do you believe that being active can change people’s lives?

Do you want to work on projects that will shape the future of London for the better?

Could you help us improve Londoners’ health and happiness by making the capital a more physically active city?


London Sport is looking to significantly boost our capability to influence, shape policies and mobilise support for our mission to reduce inequalities and increase opportunities for children and adults in the most deprived communities to lead healthier more active lives.

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and ambitious Events and Partnerships Manager to help us engage key stakeholders through events and commercial partnerships.

You will join the dynamic Fundraising, Marketing and Communications team at London Sport in a varied and exciting role, with a focus on leading the development and delivery of our events strategy.

You will set the direction and focus for the annual events programme (including our annual Awards, Active London conference and a number of smaller stakeholder events) and will work closely with colleagues to ensure the content, style and delivery of our events engage our target audience with our vision, and raise the profile and influence of London Sport, its work & impact among key stakeholder groups across London.

In addition, you will help us manage the activation of key commercial partnerships and help us develop a new Celebrity Ambassador Programme to allow us to engage high profile and influential figures from the sports industry to support our advocacy work – raising awareness of our work, promoting our mission and supporting our fundraising efforts.

London Sport champions equality and is an inclusive organisation that strives to reflect London’s diversity in our appointments. We particularly welcome applications from:

  • People from ethnically diverse communities
  • Deaf and disabled people
  • Women
  • Members of the LGBTQ+ community
  • People with lived experience of London’s many and varied communities


About You:.

  • An experienced Event Manager who has in depth knowledge of planning and delivery of a range of event formats for large and small audiences.
  • You have experience of developing and implementing strategy led event programmes.
  • You have exceptional organisation skills, are action-focused and used to working within a fast-paced environment.
  • You have excellent end-to-end project management and budget management skills.
  • A leader with experience of managing delivery teams consisting of senior and junior members of staff.
  • You have excellent communication skills and are adept at building effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers.
  • A supportive, flexible and involved member of the team with a can-do attitude.


Download the recruitment pack here.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email [email protected]