WORK AT GEM-A

Gem-A, The Gemmological Association of Great Britain, is the world’s longest established provider of gem and jewellery education. Our prestigious Gemmology and Diamond Diplomas are globally recognised as qualifications of the highest status. Our Gemmology Diploma, taught in five languages and in 18 countries around the world, is the direct descendant of the gem course that was proposed for the UK jewellery trade in 1908. Today Gem-A forms an international community of gem professionals and enthusiasts. With our commitment to high educational standards, we serve the interests of the gem and jewellery industries and support gemmological research worldwide. In addition to our educational programmes we also provide membership, including the world-famous FGA and DGA Memberships. Members receive our two internationally distributed publications, Gems&Jewellery and The Journal of Gemmology. Our on-site shop, Gem-A Instruments, provides quality gemmological equipment for students and the trade.

Events Manager

Gem-A is in an exciting post-Covid growth period and is recruiting for an Events Manager to restart and revamp their international events portfolio for stakeholders as well as internal staff socials.

  • Location: Hybrid working- Office based 3 days a week in Central London
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  • Salary: £35,000- £40,000
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  • Closing date: By 9 a.m. Monday 13th June 2022

Gem-A, the longest established provider of gem and jewellery education in the world, are looking to grow their marketing team as part of their Covid recovery growth plans, to attract more students and build advocacy amongst graduates, members and trade partners worldwide.

The Events Manager is an exciting role in which the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of stakeholders to drive acquisition, engagement and retention through organising Gem-A events and supporting marketing initiatives on a global scale.

As someone who has had previous experience in organising events, such as conferences and graduations on behalf of education institutes or for membership bodies or higher education establishments, the Events Manager will be the event lead for all internal and external events, project managing them from brief to review.

This is an exciting role, where you will have the opportunity to enhance your skills in events management and take full ownership of worldwide events including logistics, marketing and reports on events activity.

You will build out and execute the Tradeshow calendar, lead on membership gatherings, develop webinars and manage the annual Conference and Graduation Ceremony.

Furthermore, you will work closely with colleagues internally to create and deliver multi-channel marketing campaigns, as well as with external creative teams to design adverts and event material.

If you are someone looking to take on a challenge and can bring your organisational and management skills, as well as innovation and creative flair to a role where you will have an impact on a global scale, then please get in touch today for more details.

For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultant at Peridot Partners:

Kristina Preston | kristina@peridotpartners.co.uk | 07931 238134

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