Join our global team

Join our dynamic team as an Event Project Manager with BMI / Times Higher Education, a global leader in student recruitment events. Elevate your career in the vibrant realm of education and travel.

We’re on the lookout for an accomplished Event Director to spearhead our expansion into new and exciting markets beyond Asia, the Middle East, Brazil, and Spanish-speaking Latin America. In 2024, we’re set to host over 100 in-person and virtual recruitment B2C and B2B events. As an Event Director, you will showcase a track record of consistently delivering outstanding results, backed by strong leadership skills, strategic decision-making, and the ability to inspire and mobilize teams.

In this pivotal role, you’ll be responsible for managing a portfolio of international events and overseeing a budget of up to USD 1,000,000 per year. Your proficiency in event budgeting, coupled with a knack for devising innovative solutions to complex challenges, will be key. Collaborative prowess, excellent relationship-building skills, and a drive to enhance visitor and client experiences at our large-scale education events are must-haves.

With a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the events sector, you will bring a wealth of knowledge to the table. Your expertise should extend to multitasking and confidently handling end-to-end logistics, event content, supplier sourcing, venue coordination, and travel arrangements. Your involvement will span marketing campaigns, collaboration with partners and clients, and regular reporting to senior management on progress. Finally, you will be the senior person on the ground at your events where you will execute them to a world-class standard. 

This position demands a self-starter with a strong work ethic, based in Holborn, London. Given our global reach, international travel is a regular part of the role. BMI/Times Higher Education is committed to diversity, welcoming applicants from all backgrounds.

Event Director


Role Requirements:

  • Proficient in written and spoken English.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel, with adaptability to learn new software.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in event organisation.
  • Organised, committed, responsible, detail-oriented, and highly self-disciplined.
  • Willingness to travel overseas when required.
  • International language proficiency and experience in the education sector are advantageous.
  • Right to work in the UK.


Benefits and Perks

  • 25 holiday days per year (+ bank holidays).
  • A vibrant culture with social activities throughout the year.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Cycle-to-work scheme.
  • Discounts & perks.
  • Paid time off work for volunteering in the community.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme, which helps promote and support a healthy lifestyle.


Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time

Hybrid / London (up to 3 days in the office)


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Connections that count

Through a variety of high quality events held around the world, BMI brings you face to face with people from across the recruitment spectrum – from the parents and students who are planning their study abroad experience to senior level government representatives, school principals, counsellors, and agents.

BMI’s clients include universities, language schools, post-secondary colleges, pathway providers, international schools, boarding schools, government associations and educational agencies from nearly 42 countries.


Aplication open date:  1 Nov 2023