Fast Track is always on the lookout for talented, ambitious people, particularly if they are interested in working and living in Oxford, for an entrepreneurial company and founder. Fast Track employs 30 staff at its offices in Oxford and nine freelance researchers from a cross-section of backgrounds, including finance, law and journalism. Some have worked for the company for over 10 years, and about one third are Oxford graduates.

Current vacancies

We have the following opportunities

Business events manager - £28,000 to £32,000

Oxford-based Fast Track is looking for an ambitious events manager to join our busy B2B events team which organises invitation-only awards events and bespoke alumni dinners.

Fast Track publishes annual leagues tables of the UK’s top-performing private companies in The Sunday Times, and our invitation-only events provide key networking opportunities for entrepreneurs and CEOs of the companies and our sponsors.


Own and manage a selection of our 26 networking dinners, including at least one national awards event and a number of smaller, bespoke alumni dinners each year, this includes:

  • Managing the invitation process to secure attendance of busy entrepreneurs through personalised emails and ‘high touch’ phone calls
  • Preparing detailed guest lists for our sponsors (including relevant financial information)
  • Creating targeted seating plans taking into account sponsor requests, juggling last minute changes and communicating these to our sponsors
  • Understanding individual sponsors needs for the different dinners; in essence making them feel loved and ensuring they meet relevant entrepreneurial founders and senior directors
  • Sourcing and confirming suitable venues, and liaising with them to ensure that everything runs smoothly on the day

The ideal candidate is a graduate with at least three years’ relevant business events and/or project management experience, ideally within the B2B space and with an interest in entrepreneurs. Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines, meticulous attention to detail, and strong administrative skills.

Click here for more details and how to apply.