Events Technical Coordinator

Close of applications: 18:00 10th February 2020

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£19,612 to £21,236, with potential progression to £24,461 (pro-rata for part-time)

Part time or full time - 30 to 35 hours per week

Hours based on a 35 hour full time equivalent


Are you an experienced in the events production industry looking to take on an exciting new challenge? If so, the University of Southampton Students’ Union (SUSU) have an excited new opportunity for an Events Technical Coordinator to join the team!


The Role

The Events Technical Coordinator will deliver and coordinate the technical production for a range of events for students. The Students’ Union provides a range of events at both our own venues and others in Southampton, ranging from comedy nights to live music to cultural events to graduation balls and more. Every day will be different!

This is a hands-on role where you will lead a team of student crew in order to deliver amazing event experiences for students and customers. You’ll coordinate and deliver production requirements and ensure that our production resources and maintained and developed.


About You

We are looking for an experienced events production professional, with experience of working in a live venue, or in a busy technical hires team. You’ll have experience working with a range of technical equipment and production resources. You’ll have excellent organisational and administrative skills and able to utilise the Microsoft Office suite.


The Company

The University of Southampton Students’ Union (SUSU) exists to unlock the potential and enrich the life of every one of our 23,000 student members.  We are a registered charity with a £7M turnover and provide a comprehensive platform of offers, support, representation, services and spaces for our members to enhance the overall University experience across a number of campuses. We are an Investors in People Silver accredited organisation who have approximately 85 core staff, and around 300 casual staff employed throughout the year.


What we will offer

The University of Southampton Students’ Union has a vision of creating a positive impact with every student during their time at the University.  As a not for profit organisation the Students’ Union provides a comprehensive platform of opportunities, support, representation and places for our members to enhance their overall University experience. 


Benefits of Working at SUSU

On top of developing you within your role, we recognise our people are our greatest assets and offer a number of benefits over and above your monthly pay. 


Apply now

You can apply easily using your CV and cover letter addressing the requirements of the role by clicking on 'Apply Now'. Please also detail the number of hours per week you are applying for within your cover letter.  Informal enquiries can be made to Mike Nash, Facilities Manager, on

Closing Date and Time:   Monday 10th February 2020 at 9am, however if sufficient applications are received before this date we may close applications early. Therefore, we would encourage and advise early application if this role is of interest to you. Interviews week commencing 17th February 2020. Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.

SUSU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent.  We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters.