• Part Time
  • Edinburgh
  • Applications have closed.

Website equatescotland Equate Scotland

Events and Marketing Organiser at Equate Scotland
Part Time, Fixed Term contract until June 2021.
21.75 hours per week

Equate Scotland is the national expert organisation on women’s under-representation in science, engineering, technology and the built environment. We are hosted by and partner with Edinburgh Napier University.

We are based in the heart of Edinburgh city centre in the Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart campus. We work with industry, academia, the Scottish Government and public bodies to make tangible and sustainable change, enabling more women to study and work in these key sectors. 
You can find out more information about us here.
We believe in creating an inclusive and enjoyable place of work and are therefore happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. You will be joining a proactive team, dedicated to the cause of women’s social and economic equality.

The role

We are looking for a Marketing and Events Organiser to join our team for 3 days/21.75 hours per week on a fixed term contract. You will work with the Project Administrator and organise our events from planning stage including venue sourcing, catering and print requirements. You will provide administrative and marketing support for Equate Scotland workshops and conferences, designing marketing materials for online media and leaflets. 

Who we are looking for

This role is ideal for someone with a proactive and organised approach, who has experience in planning and organising events end to end. You will have an eye for detail and be able to manage your time effectively. Accurate data inputting following all events is required, including monitoring forms, evaluation forms and any other records relating to reporting targets. You will manage our online event registration system and (where necessary) attend events.

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Experience in Event planning and organisation, evidencing their experience in liaising with a range of external suppliers, event speakers and trainers.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good organisational skills, with the ability to manage your own time effectively and prioritise tasks whilst working to deadlines.
  • Excellent team working

The ideal candidate would also have a working knowledge of how to operate InDesign and/or other design applications (or be willing to be trained) with experience in designing marketing materials.

To know more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile.

Benefits We Offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme with an Employer contribution of 20.4%, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

Salary: Grade 3, GBP 21,814 pro rata

Additional Information

  • Closing date: Thursday 2nd April 2020 (midnight GMT)
  • Interviews: expected to be held Wednesday 14th April 2020 
  • Please note due to COVID-19 interviews will take place via phone or video conferencing

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here.