Events Coordinator - Wired Sussex

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 24/06/2019

Wired Sussex is a Brighton based membership organisation focused on helping digital, media and technology companies and freelancers in Sussex to create, innovate and grow.

We pride ourselves on offering a wide range of support and advice services which our vibrant, creative and collaborative members can use to strengthen and grow their businesses.

Joining Wired Sussex means joining a team at the heart of this. We are professional individuals all passionate about the work we do, where we live and the digital, media and technology businesses which make up our sector. We have been called a ‘hub and initiator for the digital tech community’ however, it is the businesses we support which make the sector in Brighton what it is.

Job Description:

The purpose of this role is to ensure that the delivery our events programme is supported and facilitated.

You will be key to all aspects including:

  • Event planning & delivery
  • Negotiating and booking venues, equipment, catering, etc.
  • Coordinating and delivering marketing and publicity for the events; including creating content for our website, social media, Eventbrite, email reminders and follow up correspondence
  • Ensuring events are delivered to agreed budgets and timescales
  • Supporting the event on the day to ensure that it runs smoothly. This will include set up and take down as well as liaising with our speakers and attendees.
  • Providing post-event reports
Skills Range:

We are looking for a self-starter who can hit the ground running and quickly grasp the work needed to deliver our events.  We are searching for someone that can demonstrate:

  • a proven track record of events 
  • experience in email and social media marketing
  • good at prioritising and detail orientated
  • great communications skills for liaising with both our suppliers and members


Person Specification:
  • Engaging – personable, friendly, professional
  • Team player - we work together to ensure our members get the best service
  • Good communication skills - both written and verbal
Key Area: Marketing/PR Marketing/PR
Salary: £19 - 22k DOE
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

Working at Wired Sussex not only puts you at the heart of the community, right around the corner from North Laine in a creative and collaborative workspace with a friendly team, we also like to make sure everyone is happy in their workplace. We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension contributions
  • 25 days holiday pro rata
  • Professional development training programme
  • Social funding for team outings and events

If you feel you have the right skills to offer for this role we would love to hear from you.


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