Education & Events Manager

Contract: Full time / permanent

Closing date: 04-06-2024

Salary: £45,000 - £60,000

Location: Remote

As a membership organisation dedicated to advancing infection prevention and control (IPC), the IPS is at the forefront of safeguarding public health in health and care settings.

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS) is committed to fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange among IPC practitioners worldwide. With 2,400 members across the UK and internationally, the IPS plays a pivotal role in supporting IPC professionals, promoting best practices, and influencing policy to prevent infections.

In this pivotal role, you'll lead the planning and execution of the IPS’s educational programmes and events. From designing innovative educational resources to orchestrating engaging conferences and workshops, you'll be at the helm of shaping the IPS's educational landscape. Working closely with committees and stakeholders, you'll ensure events meet the diverse educational needs of its members and attract new partnerships and revenue streams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a comprehensive educational program aligned with IPS's strategic goals.
  • Plan and execute high-quality events, managing logistics from venue selection to onsite staffing.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to drive event success.
  • Manage budgets effectively to achieve financial targets.
  • Cultivate relationships with stakeholders to expand IPS's educational initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field (education, event management, healthcare, etc.).
  • Proven experience in education and event planning, ideally within a similar professional body.
  • Strong project management and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage budgets and mentor junior colleagues.
  • Flexibility to work evenings/weekends and travel as needed.

If you're ready to take on this new and exciting challenge, and help shape the future of infection prevention, we want to hear from you! If you would like to know more, please contact our retained consultants at Memcom Executive, who will be happy to share a candidate pack and talk to you about the role in more detail. You can contact them on

Application will be by CV and supporting statement. Again, please refer to the candidate pack for details. Salary £45,000.

Contact Info

Contact Name: Simone Loxton

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