Events Assistant Manager

Kent Union.
Canterbury, Kent
£21,808 per annum
21 Mar 2019
14 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Events Assistant Manager

Annual Salary £21,808

35 hours per week

Generous Pension Scheme

37 days annual leave

Thank you for your interest in the position of Events Assistant Manager at Kent Union. We have achieved a great deal in the last few years, more than doubling in size to our current £12million turnover, 500 employees and 2,000+ volunteers. We were re-accredited with Investor in People Gold status in December 2014, and were accredited with Leaders in Diversity in 2013; we were the first student’s union in the UK to achieve Investing in Volunteers status and we have been included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For, for 10 years, placed 58th for 2019.

The Kent Union Events Team works with numerous departments within Kent Union in delivering a diverse calendar of events ranging from Venue club nights to award ceremonies. The role of Events Assistant Manager is an exciting one, offering first-hand experience of working within a busy, ever changing world of events. The post-holder will be responsible for working alongside and assisting the Senior Events Manager with their day-to-day responsibilities in both Medway and Canterbury. This will involve providing administrative tasks, support on events management, liaising with the Marketing Team and delivering promotional campaigns, working alongside outlet mangers to deliver KPIs and working closely with student groups to help deliver events to an excellent standard.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain extensive knowledge and experience in the events and entertainments industry. The role would particularly suit an individual wanting to pursue a career in Events and Project management.

This pack should provide everything you need to support your application. It contains:

  • Job description and person specification
  • Copy of full advert
  • Summary conditions of appointment
  • Summary governance and management arrangements
  • Application and selection process and timetable

If you require further information, please contact Anthony Alden on 01227 824694 or email For an application pack, please visit

To apply, please email with your completed application form and Equal Opportunities form.

Closing date for applications: 14 April 2019 (Midnight)
Interview: 23 April 2019

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