The Best Student Life. Bristol SU

Events Assistant

Is live programming and entertainment your passion?

We’re looking for someone with the passion to support a busy team with programming live events - from speakers and panel events, to music and everything in between! We are a venue in the heart of Bristol, we create entertainment for 20,000 students and the wider city, and we are looking for someone that is curious, creative, able to adapt, and interested in progressing and developing their skills in programming. Some marketing knowledge and background is required in order to support the brand and marketing of Bristol SU events.

What’s the job?
Role:  Events Assistant
Hours: 35 hours per week including evenings and weekends
Salary: £19,785 per annum
Contract:  Permanent
Closing date:  9am on Thursday 13th December 2018
Interview date: Thursday 20th December 2018

Who are we?
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 supporting the promotion and coordination events
  • You’ll be confident and at home with supporting the managing of diaries, organising logistics, and liaising with students
  • You are creative and curious about events trends
  • You’re a natural team player

Why apply?
Because you’re excited by the challenge!

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 please see the attached applicant pack.

To apply, please click this link. You'll be taken to our applicant tracking system where you can upload a CV and detailed cover letter, demonstrating how you meet the criteria required for the job as detailed in the job description.