Events Executive (6 months FTC)

6 month FTC

Britannia House, Brighton

Working hours: 34.5 hours / Monday to Friday

Boundless is a not-for-profit provider of member benefits. We are one of the UK’s largest public sector and civil service clubs. We give back to those who give most to society by providing money-saving deals, events and perks to help members get the most from their free time. We bring members together through shared interests, experiences and exclusive benefits which include exclusive deals on days out, holidays and high street brands, over 600 member run activities per year, an award winning magazine, exclusive events and hospitality, preferential rates at our hotels and holiday parks and a whole host of other perks.

What’s involved?

Purpose of the role:

 

Working in our Member Communities and Events team your role will be to assist in the organisation and delivery of both our online and in-person events. You’ll work with our Events Manager to coordinate all the logistics from liaising with suppliers and venues to ensuring everything goes smoothly on the day and collating valuable feedback.

We are looking for someone with good knowledge and understanding of events including online events and event platforms. You’ll need to be flexible to adapt to changing circumstances and able to manage and prioritise workload to ensure the success of events. Strong communication skills and a solution-focused approach is essential for this role.

 

Main responsibilities:

  • To provide administration and logistical support to the Events team
  • To liaise with suppliers and venues about the collation of the required resources/support
  • To fulfill ticketing/registrations and pre/post event information
  • To deliver on onsite event production at Member Events, including attendance and participation at 90% of offsite events / online events.
  • Attendance at events in evenings and weekends will be required at times. Travel to offsite events and time away from home for several days at a time may also be required.
  • Management of delivery team and volunteers, contractors, venue and ensuring members have a positive experience
  • Bar work at some events
  • Conducting office-based research tasks in support of the Events team
  • Collation of all event feedback and preparation of reports

You will have:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel skills especially important)
  • Good understanding of online events and event platforms
  • Experience of accurately inputting to databases, maintaining manual/electronic records and the analysis and manipulation of this data.
  • Full, clean UK driving license and comfortable driving both short base and long wheelbase vans
  • Ability to setup events equipment onsite – some manual handling required (training will be provided)
  • Experience of event management systems and studio set-ups for events is desirable

Our Boundless values are important to us and shape the way we work. Read more about them on our main jobs page

What we offer in return

Brighton is a great place to work, and our office is located in the very heart of this vibrant city, just a two-minute walk from the main station. We have brilliant and talented people working with us and joining Boundless is an opportunity to become part of a growing and ambitious team that takes pride in putting its people and members first. We care about our environment and work hard to create an attractive and rewarding place for our people to work in.

We provide a generous employee benefits package, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Twenty-four days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays (per annum)
  • Employer pension contribution up to 10 per cent
  • Life insurance (4 x pensionable salary)
  • Boundless membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Bike2work and Home Tech schemes
  • Meet & Eat (there is such a thing as a free lunch!) once a month*
  • Plenty of socials (beach cleans, charity fundraising and more) *

*COVID-19 has put a hold on these for now but they will return when it is safe for us to do so.

Boundless is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to seeking candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds, taking full account of equal opportunities. We are committed to equality and the need to provide equal opportunities for protected characteristics, including age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you require any support or need to discuss reasonable adjustments, please contact us at PeopleAndCulture@boundless.co.uk or you may call us at 01273 744772.

How to apply

To apply for the above position please contact Boundless below including a copy of your C.V., salary expectations and covering letter detailing why you would be suitable for the role.