University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Events Coordinator

Events Coordinator South Coast Conferences Location: Brighton - City Campus

Salary: £25,742 to £28,759 per annum Contract Length: 12 months Closing Date: Sunday 14 April 2024 Reference: CC5014-24-097

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Events Coordinator to join our team to support and coordinate a range of events and conferences at the University of Brighton to cover a period of maternity leave. The role is for a 12-month fixed term contract.

Working with the Event Manager, you will assist in the organisation of a range of student, academic, research, and corporate events. The role will see you putting to use your experience in venue management, coordination with operational partners, and excellent customer service to deliver events and conferences that exceed expectations.

Working as part of a busy team with a wide remit, the successful role holder will undertake administration for events to ensure efficient and effective delivery of all event support services both on and off university campuses, lead on the coordination of small to medium-sized events. Prepare professional communication materials for internal and external customers; for example, event schedules, programmes and status reports as per the agreed framework for each event.

To be successful in this role you will have:

Southcoast Conferences and Events are the events and conference department at the University of Brighton and support a range of high-profile events and conferences for the institution as well as the commercial letting of the university facilities out of term time.

Benefits include, local government pension scheme, generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus Christmas period and bank holidays, agile working, travel loan schemes

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Laura Williams, Event Services Manager on [email protected] to arrange a convenient time.

Interviews will take place w/c 29th April

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  • Job Description
  • The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage male applicants and all those from Minority Ethnic backgrounds. The university is underrepresented by these groups at this job grade.

    For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

    Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

    Job details


    Events Coordinator


    University of Brighton


    United Kingdom


    March 27, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 14, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Founded as the Brighton College of Art in 1858, the University of Brighton attained the university status in 1992. It is a quadri-campus public university.  The Faculty of Arts & Architecture and School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences are the subsidiaries of the University of Brighton. It currently holds a student strength of more than 20,000. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship and top-up programs. M. Phil, Ph.D., and professional doctorate degree courses are also offered.

    With campuses in Brighton and Eastbourne on the south coast of England, the university is multi-disciplinary in its approach. The broad academic departments include subjects like Applied Social Sciences; Architecture & Design; Art; Business; Computing, Engineering & Mathematics; Education; Environment & Technology; Health Sciences; Humanities; Media; Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences; and Sport & Service Management. Also, it maintains Doctoral College; Language Institute and Medical School.

    The University of Brighton is the storehouse of several valid academic research programs, designed for solving practical problems and improving the lives of the general public. The institution is known to prepare its students for handling real-life problems by imparting training through its activities and curriculum. There are career centers in the university, guiding and mentoring students to acquire jobs based on their individual skills.

    The university has several scholarship facilities for both national and international candidates. It offers University International Scholarships, Sports Scholarships, and Merit Scholarships. The yearly end-of-the-year assessments are taken into consideration for awarding scholarships.

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