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Dont Panic
60 Square Street
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom

T: 01706 828855

Do you have what it takes to join the fast paced and energetic environment of the Don't Panic team?

Want to apply? Send your CV to Nicky Wake, Managing Director on, stating the available role and why you would fit in the Don't Panic team.

No agencies please! 


Take a look at our available vacancies:



Event Manager

We provide full event and project management services to a range of national and regional clients including, the NHS, Prolific North, PRmoment, Thinking Digital and Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce to name just a few. We also run a number of prestigious own branded awards events including The UK Social Media Awards and the UK, European and US Search Awards.

The role would involve:

- Account management, for both own branded and key client events

- Managing entries/ticket sales

- Liasing with venues

- Event Operations

- Liasing with the Marketing team on event communications strategy

- Event Production, liasing with Creative team on event branding and design


We are seeking an experienced event manager to join our team and account manage key client and own branded events. You will have brilliant communication skills, be highly organized, able to multitask and thrive in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same.

We are looking for someone educated to degree level, preferably in event management, with at least 12 months experience ideally in an agency environment.


We offer 20 days paid holiday and free parking. Benefits include a pension, annual bonus and duvet days! 


£18k per annum




Sales Executive

We are seeking a Sales Executive to join our team and to help maximise our ticket sales and sell sponsorship across our amazing events. 

The role would involve:

- Contacting previous entrants

- Researching the market and related products

- Maximising entries

- Relationship building

- Responding to incoming emails and phone enquires

- Negotiating the terms of agreement and closing sales

- Challenging objections with a view to getting the customer to buy


We are looking for a motivated, driven sales professional, ideally with at least one years experience in a commercial environment.


We offer 20 days paid holiday and free parking. Benefits include a pension, annual bonus and duvet days!


£18k per annum plus uncapped commission, OTE £25k.



Digital Marketing Manager

We are seeking a Marketing Manager to join our team and help maximise our marketing of Don’t Panic and our events. 

The role would involve:

- Management of day-to-day comms, including email marketing, social media and outreach to new and existing databases

- Liaising with event managers to ensure successful delivery of events

- Devising strategies to drive online traffic to the company/event website

- Developing and managing digital marketing campaigns

- Utilising a range of techniques including paid search, SEO and PPC

- Overseeing the social media strategy for each event and the Don’t Panic brand

- Responsibility for planning and budgetary control of all digital and traditional marketing

- Evaluating customer research, market conditions and competitor data

- Evaluating website analytics and tracking conversion rates

- Generating monthly marketing reports for each event and Don’t Panic

- Review new technologies and keep the company at the forefront of developments in digital marketing

Requirements of the role

- Degree or equivalent qualification in Marketing or Business

- Experience of managing PPC, SEO and Affiliate programmes.

- Strong understanding of current online marketing concepts, strategy and best practice

- Experience in ecommerce, SEO, PPC, email marketing, and social media

- Previous experience in a similar digital marketing role

- Experience of managing a team

- Analytical and organised

- Works well managing multiple projects

You will have brilliant interpersonal and communication skills, be highly organised, be able to multitask and thrive in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same. You should be able to think creatively and commercially about varied markets. If you can keep a cool head and work to deadlines, we want to hear from you!

Please note our offices are based in Ramsbottom, Bury, which is not easily accessed by public transport so unless you live locally you may need access to a car, although a driving licence is not essential for this role.


We offer 20 days paid holiday plus bank holidays and shutdown at Christmas. Our office hours are 8.30 – 4.30 with flexibility around these hours. There is free parking and additional benefits include a pension scheme, duvet days, limitless supply of coffee from our Nespresso coffee machine and breakfasts on Mondays!





Work Experience

Don't Panic regularly offer unpaid work experience placements on a four week basis. This is an ideal way to gain experience of the events industry in a busy and vibrant agency where no two days are the same. If you are interested in this opportunity please email with either a CV or some background information about yourself along with your reasons for seeking a placement.

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