Events Programmer

We’re currently seeking an Events Programmer to have overall ownership of the PLATF9RM Events Calendar. You’ll plan and execute the events & cultural programme for PLATF9RM and our hospitality venue, The Grounds. This will involve working alongside the Marketing Manager and content team to program an enriching calendar of events for our members and the wider community.


PLATF9RM is Brighton & Hove’s largest independent coworking community of businesses and creative entrepreneurs, known for its lively and collaborative culture. There is a revolution happening in the world of work, and we’re at the forefront. Our mission is to Make Work Wonderful; for our team, our members and the wider community guides everything we do.


Role & Responsibilities

Overall ownership of the PLATF9RM Events Calendar. Which includes:

  • PLATF9RM Member events w/ Experience Manager
  • PLATF9RM Brand events w/ Marketing Team
  • Approved partner events w/ Marketing Team
  • The Grounds cultural events w/ Venue Manager
  • Private Bookings w/ Venue Manager

Event Programming

  • Deliver the event strategy, by planning and executing events that are on brand and bring value to members and the wider community. This includes brand building events such as conferences, panel discussions, networking events, community events and cultural events
  • Be aware of the latest cultural and business trends to help inform the events programme and always on the lookout for new exciting speakers
  • You will also be responsible for programming events that generate revenue in our hospitality venue including chef residencies and live events
  • Network with current partners and members of PLATF9RM to generate new event booking leads and opportunities. You will also leverage this community to build future event ideas

Events Management

  • Be responsible for our events calendar and liaising with the operational team to ensure relevant rooms are booked and events are staffed
  • Produce detailed proposals for events (including timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets) use for handovers to the operational team
  • Host all PLATF9RM brand events ensuring the smooth running of the day
  • Produce post-event evaluation to inform future events
  • Gather member feedback from all PLATF9RM events and communicate needs to the Marketing team
  • Work with operational team to coordinate suppliers and all event logistics (for example, staffing, catering, travel)
  • Liaise with marketing team to publicise and promote the event
  • Manage all pre-event planning including organising guest speakers
  • Make sure that insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are followed

You’re Great At

  • Event management/programming (with 2+ years experience)
  • Hosting, you’ll be the face of PLATF9RM at many of our events
  • Communications skills: verbal and written communication, active listening
  • Multitasking and prioritising, you’ll manage multiple projects with realistic but quick deadlines across departments with different stakeholders
  • Having a positive attitude towards the work of PLATF9RM and desire to Make Work Wonderful for our members

We’ll Bring You

  • 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, increasing by 1 day every year up to 23 days
  • Access to PLATF9RM 24/7
  • Friday drinks in PLATF9RM
  • ½ day lie in on your birthday
  • Full access to our cultural and events programme
  • Monthly socials
  • Team days out and regular tickets to other events in Brighton
  • Discounts at some of the best local and independent restaurants and shops in Brighton

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