Work With Us

Events Production Coordinator

Close of applications: 09:00 25th November 2019

About | Role Profile | Pay & Terms | Apply now

£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 Production Coordinator to join the team!


The Role

The Events Production 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. 

  • Annual leave of 34 days, rising to 38 days’ per year, including a week at Christmas and Easter (including public holidays)
  • Generous contributory pension scheme (10% employer contribution and 6% employee)
  • Attractive contractual family leave options after 6-months service for new parents
  • Staff social activities
  • Staff discounts on entertainment (including 40% off cinema), eating out, retail and travel
  • Free access to LinkedIn Learning and Microsoft Office 365 applications on your device
  • Comprehensive induction and strong learning and development offer
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • A beautiful campus, with on-site commercial outlets


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 Paul Davie, Director of Operations by email on 

Closing Date and Time:   Monday 25th November 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 9th December 2019. 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.

Work with us


Find out more about working with us and what the Students' Union does

Core Roles

These are full time and part time opportunities.

Support Roles

These are flexible opportunities including fixed term and flexi-hour contracts.

Other Opportunities

If you are a University of Southampton student, there are a range of short term paid placement opportunities available through the Excel Southampton Placement Programme. For more information please click here