New Events Coordinator vacancy

Closing date: Sunday 5th May 2019 – 8 pm BST
Interview date: w/c 13th May 2019
Salary: £21k – £26k dependent on experience
Location: London
Contract: Full time, fixed term – 12 months

Are you a proactive individual with some event management experience who is keen to join a busy team to learn new skills and run professional conferences end-to-end?

Are you a recent graduate keen to put your learnings into practice or do you feel like you could benefit from experiencing how large conferences are run with the support of an experienced team?

The NCRI is seeking an Events Coordinator to join its London-based Conference and Events team to work alongside the Events Manager on major events as well as taking responsibility for some smaller events directly.

This is a multi-faceted role that would suit an event management graduate or someone who has some event management experience and is looking to gain new skills and responsibility in professional conference organisation. As the role is part of a small team, there is an opportunity for the individual to get involved in many activities that the team lead, including but not limited to attending other events and supporting the delivery of the NCRI Cancer Conference.

About NCRI

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is a UK-wide Partnership of research funders who believe that research is at the heart of driving improvements in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for people affected by cancer and the wider public.

Our purpose is to improve health and quality of life by accelerating progress in cancer-related research through collaboration.

The NCRI Executive drives the work of the Partnership, enabling interactions between Partners and stakeholders and supporting collective activities. The NCRI Executive is hosted by one of its Partners: Cancer Research UK.

To find out more about our purpose, goals, values and enablers visit

 About you

 The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Strong experience in administration and time management
  • Experience or exposure to event management (beneficial but not essential)
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • A degree or equivalent qualification (desirable)

Further information and how to apply

 You can apply via the Cancer Research UK careers website and a full job description is available here:–NCRI-_R012566-1

If you would like to discuss the role informally before making an application, please email

The National Cancer Research Institute is hosted by Cancer Research UK