Senior Events Coordinator

Job Description

Senior Events Coordinator

We’re looking for someone with the passion to deliver and develop a varied, fun and community-focussed events programme for Exeter students that promotes belonging and creative development, creates opportunities for students to find their community and ultimately helps them to Love Exeter. You’ll deliver our cultural events programme, welcome activities and annual awards in addition to a range of other activities across the year.

You’ll take a proactive approach to event planning through to evaluation; empowering teams across the Guild to create and deliver events in addition to developing a culture of excellent event management. You’ll help us improve our insight into our student audience and the opportunities they want access to, working to remove barriers and increase participation.

The Role

Role:  Senior Events Coordinator
Hours: 35 hours per week (to be worked flexibly)
Salary: Grade C starting at £29,179.34 rising to £33,081.32 over time per annum
Contract:  Permanent
Location: Streatham Campus/Hybrid

Who are we?

Exeter Students’ Guild is the University of Exeter’s students’ union, led by students for students. We’re an independent charity, offering a wide range of opportunities, services and support to help students get the most out of their unique journeys at university. This includes everything from social activities to making sure things are going well on their academic course. We have over 300 student groups and all of our work is led by, and in the best interest of, our members.

The Guild is a truly rewarding place to work. Our talented and passionate staff make a real difference to the lives of students every single day, working together to achieve the Guild’s purpose: to shape an excellent student experience for all students at Exeter by empowering them to take their place in the world and make a positive difference. We are looking for people who recognise that the Guild is student-led and share a genuine passion for student engagement and empowerment. If you share a commitment to our values and want to be part of a radically inclusive organisation with a seriously exciting future ahead, we can’t wait to hear from you.

What will you bring?

  • You’ll have some experience in scoping, initiating and managing projects and large scale events.
  • You’ll be able to develop a programme of events within a defined budget to appeal to a student audience, manage multiple stakeholders and demonstrate good practice in health and safety management.
  • You know how to seek out new opportunities and inspire new approach and work collaboratively with others.

You can view the role profile here Senior Events Coordinator - Role Profile

We offer lots of great benefits including enhanced family pay, a huge 27 days’ annual leave plus public holidays, sustainable travel incentives, access to exclusive discounts and perks and a free confidential advice service. We’re committed to helping you achieve a healthy balance between your work and home life through a real commitment to flexible and hybrid working. We also provide access to great development opportunities, including a personal development budget for you to spend on sharpening your skills in whatever wat you choose. We’ll also help you to gain valuable experience, ensuring that you have opportunities to grow your career both here at the Guild and beyond.

Inclusion is central to the Guild. We approach our work collaboratively, empower our people and celebrate our uniqueness. If you’re driven to empower others and achieve great things, you’ll fit right in. Our people are proud of who they are and value each other’s differences, and we are committed to creating a diverse community that is radically inclusive of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.  

Dates for your Diary

  • Closing Date: 10.00am, Monday 24th June 2024
  • Shortlisting: Monday, 24th / 25th June 2024
  • Interviews: Thursday, 4th July 2024

To find out how you can apply for this role and to check out the benefits of working at the Exeter Students' Guild, please visit our website Careers at Exeter Students' Guild (

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