Events Coordinator

University of Surrey - Surrey Sports Park

Location: Guildford

Interview Date: Wednesday 08 November 2017

An opportunity has arisen within the Events Department for a proactive, self-motivated and highly organised individual to join our team.

The post holder will need to demonstrate a confident communication style as they will be required to liaise and negotiate with individuals on the use and cost of using the Sports Park for key events and conferences, this will be done under the guidance of the Events Manager. They will also be expected to build effective working relationships within the teams, with colleagues and with external partners. The successful candidate will be expected to take responsibility for overseeing activities within the events department in the absence of the Events Manager.

Educated to HND level or equivalent, or with significant relevant vocational experience, you will also have first class knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, email, internet and database entry. In addition, the post holder will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and administration skills, along with adaptability, openness to change and personal motivation in all aspects of their work.

Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students and to the wider SSP community. We provide strategic added value to the University by delivering an outstanding student experience through social and competitive sport and providing an excellent environment for wellness and fitness for Surrey staff and students, and our community impact is significant both culturally and physically. The team is passionate and high performing, and the business model requires us to deliver a self-sustaining, well managed and customer service focused business.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Rob Mitchell on 01483 68 3915 or email

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Please note CVs cannot be accepted without a completed application form.

Surrey Sports Park is committed to being an equal opportunities employer

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We acknowledge, understand and embrace diversity.

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