Strategic Partnerships and Events Manager

Location: MSSC HQ, London SE1 7JW

Salary: £32 -35K depending on experience

Contract: Permanent contract, full time

Help us inspire young people and deliver life changing opportunities

We are looking for an experienced corporate and events manager to help us build strategic partnerships with our existing supporters and attract new ones to our cause through a range of innovative events and activities. From gala dinners and sailing races, national parades and ship launches, the charity wants to grow its portfolio of fundraising events and support its ongoing commitment to working with its strategic partners on a wide range of events and activities.

You will be committed and dynamic with at least two years’ experience of working in events and managing corporate partnerships. You will have a solid knowledge and understanding of project planning, time management, attention to detail and event coordination and your great communications and networking skills enable you to connect with a range of people helping them to engage with the charity. You will be working across the organisation with lots of people and other organisations to help deliver a seamless and professional result.  Experience and knowledge of working with volunteers and in a uniformed and/or youth organisation would be advantageous but not essential. The role demands an organised and flexible approach.

For an informal discussion about the role, please email

Applications should consist of a CV and supporting statement. Without these documents, we will sadly be unable to consider your application.

We also request all candidates to complete an equal opportunities form (available below) and send this to us along with your application.

Please email applications to . Alternatively, please print out and post your completed application form to Zivile Tervydyte, The Marine Society and Sea Cadets, 202 Lambeth Road, London SE1 7JW.

Closing Date for applications: midday 20 September 2019, with interviews to follow soon after.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a disclosure and barring service check.

Recruitment Pack

Equal Opportunities Form