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Events Manager

Listed by Brighton Students' Union


Application deadline: Fri 31 Jan 2020 23:59




37.00 hours per week Flexibility will be required as working unsocialable hours in the evening and at weekends will be requried.


Tue 11 Feb 2020


The role will be responsible for researching and securing venues, planning and managing the BSU events’ calender, generating and delivering new innovative ideas and solutions.  It will also take accountability for negotiating quotes and agreements with vendors, assisting with event marketing, monitoring timeframes and budgets, networking and delivering on event brief objectives.

Experience and Knowledge.
Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate their knowledge and experience of:-

  • Managing and planning successful and profitable events
  • Creating Risk Assessments for events and activities
  • Staff management – including recruitment, performance, rotas, training, etc
  • An understanding of the needs and expectations of students
  • Facilitating Club Contracts.

The Person
Applicants will need to be creative with high levels of enthusiasm, self-motivation and initiative and be committed to providing an excellent service to our students. They must also share and display the Union’s core values which are: Inclusive, Approachable, Dynamic, Supportive and Transparent.

The Hours
The role is being offered on a permanent full-time contract working 37 hours per week.  The normal days of work will be between Monday and Friday but flexibility will be required as regular weekend/evening working will be needed.

To Apply
For further information regarding these roles, please download the Job Description and Person Specification.  If you are interested in applying and believe you have the passion, commitment and determination to improve the services provided to our students, please download and complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form and forward them to  Please include the Job Title of the role you are applying for in the Subject Line of the email.

Please note that a BSU Application Form must be completed - CVs will not be accepted on their own as a valid application.

Good luck with your application.

The Recruitment Team
Brighton Students' Union

Established Staff Brighton - Moulsecoomb