Events Coordinator, Commercial

Bristol, United Kingdom
£25,684 - £28,586 per annum
10 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract type Open ended contract staff
Working pattern Full time
Salary £25,684 - £28,586 per annum
Closing date for applications 20-Mar-2019

University of Bristol Students’ Union role

We’re looking for someone with a passion for events to ensure the Students’ Union is a go to destination as part of a diverse range of event programming. Someone who has a passion for customer service and likes working in a varied and busy team. Comfortable with taking a lead on negotiating contracts and deliver bespoke events for clients.

Hours: 35 hours including evenings and weekends. We will consider requests for flexible working.
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 9am on Thursday 21st March 2019

Part business, part charity, part membership body – Bristol SU is a seriously fun place to work. Our professional staff do something extraordinary every day: we support student leaders to give people a voice in their education, help people get the most out of their student experience and help people make the change they want in the world. We have over 22,000 members, 300 clubs and societies, a huge range of professional services, and a bold strategy to inspire pride in the Union.

Who are you?

  • You’ll have experience in organising a wide variety of events, working with diverse stakeholders.
  • You’ll be confident and at home with managing logistics, diaries, liaising with clients and building bespoke packages of events.
  • You know how to create, plan and organise within a busy environment.
  • You’re a natural team player

We offer the flexibility for work-life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector, a generous pension scheme and excellent holiday allowance. We’re open to considering requests for part-time working. We provide professional training so that whatever your chosen field of work, with the right mix of challenge and support, you’ll gain fantastic experience, and room to develop and advance your career.

Bristol SU has been recognised through numerous accreditations and awards including Investors in People, Investors in Diversity, the Workplace Wellbeing Charter and more. No wonder 94% of our employees would recommend us as a good place work.

We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status. We want to support diverse and inclusive work environments and are actively looking for people who share our values.

Be yourself, be proud of the work you do and build a career in a place that knows different is good.

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For further information including our downloadable applicant pack, please visit our website

To apply, please click this link to our application system and upload a CV and detailed cover letter, demonstrating how you meet the criteria required for the job as detailed in the job description.

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