UKSIF – Events Manager

Neera Shah
Neera Shah3rd February 2023

Events Manager

Candidate Information

Salary: up to £32,000

Reports to: Head of Events and Partnerships

Annual leave: 25 days holiday per annum plus 3 additional fixed days at
Christmas / New Year.
Location: Central London office between Bank and St Pauls

UKSIF is the membership organisation connecting the UK sustainable investment and finance community, committed to growing sustainable and responsible finance in the UK. Our vision is a fair, inclusive and sustainable financial system that works for the benefit of society and the environment.

UKSIF exists to bring together the UK’s sustainable finance and investment community and support our members to expand, enhance and promote this key sector. Our work drives growth and new opportunities for our members as global leaders in the sustainable finance industry.

UKSIF was founded in 1991 and now has 300 members made up of investment managers, pension funds, banks, financial advisers, research providers, consultants and NGOs. We have seen increasing member engagement and strong membership growth over recent years and are looking to build on this track record.

We are now seeking an Events Manager to help with our enhanced and expanded events programme, and our return to in-person delivery. Working with the UKSIF events team and members, you will help support the development and delivery of a vibrant events programme which will support the drive to a more sustainable finance system and help deliver UKSIF’s mission to connect the sustainable finance community, share knowledge and successfully influence government policy.

As Events Manager, you will work closely with the whole UKSIF team and play a key role in managing the relationships with sponsors, speakers, venues and media partners, leading on the logistics for UKSIF’s flagship Spring and Autumn conferences in London and Edinburgh, Alternative Investment Week, Ownership Day and Good Money Week, helping to run webinars, short seminars, roundtables and lectures. You will coordinate and foster relationships and work with the rest of the team with the on-the-day management. UKSIF is a growing and dynamic organisation. We are seeking a candidate who can support the development of new approaches to events and events delivery, and we offer the space for developing good ideas and new activities.

This role would suit a motivated and experienced events professional with good communication skills and meticulous attention to detail. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Events and Partnerships, and work with the whole UKSIF team to continue producing exceptional events.

In the past two years, UKSIF has grown from a five-person to a nine-person team, this is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of a rapidly growing organisation at the forefront of sustainable finance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Booking venues and suppliers
  • Managing event logistics
  • Managing speaker logistics
  • Contributing to the development of the overall events strategy
  • Playing a key role in the delivery of the expansive events programme
  • Engage with members to build attendance

Person Specification

The applicant must have:

  • An interest in sustainability, climate change and social issues
  • Experience coordinating in-person event logistics and venues
  • Good team working skills
  • Minimum 2 years events experience
  • Brilliant attention to detail
  • The ability to balance multiple projects at once
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Experience working within small organisations
  • Experience with remote events
  • Some financial services or sustainability topic knowledge

We encourage you to apply if you meet the job specification, already have the right to work in the UK and have enthusiasm for our mission and what we do.

UKSIF is committed to maintaining a progressive and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, race, gender, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status or disability.

How to apply

Please send a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this post and your available start date if appointed together with your CV by email to with your name and “Events Manager” in the subject line.

If you require additional equipment, resources or support in order to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to ensure that your accessibility needs are met.

The closing date for applications is Monday 20th February 2023.

Unfortunately, we are not able to assist with work permit applications for this post.

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