We’re seeking a passionate events officer to join our team!

Are you a highly motivated, strong communicator, with a passion for business events?

We are looking for an Events Officer to join our small friendly team. A major part of our remit is the delivery of an exciting programme of high profile business events and networks in the North of England. The role will require a passion for business and innovation and will involve supporting the Events Manager to produce outstanding events which meet our business objectives.

This requires a keen eye for detail and the proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment across multiple projects.  It is essential that candidates can work as part of a team and bring a positive mental attitude into the workplace at all times.

The ideal candidate would be educated to degree or equivalent level in events, marketing, communications or equivalent degree, with at least one year’s experience in a similar role.  They would have excellent organisational and analytical skills, and a keen interest to develop design skills.

About the Innovation SuperNetwork

The Innovation SuperNetwork exists as part of a region-wide innovation support programme, supported by the North East LEP, Innovate UK, North East BIC and with funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).  The North East LEP’s Strategic Economic Plan identified the need for increased innovation activity in the region to drive economic growth. As a result, we have developed a number of business focused events – our flagship event being VentureFest North East, established as the region’s innovation conference, attracting over 700 delegates.  We are absolutely committed to maintaining our high standards in delivering these events whilst achieving excellent value for our partners.  See www.venturefestnortheast.com and www.financecamp.co.uk for some more information.

This is a great opportunity to be part of the SuperNetwork programme and contribute to the delivery of several high profile annual events across the region. There is also scope to grow within the role and benefit from exposure to a wealth of skills and experience in a business environment.

For more information download the application pack here.

To apply, send your CV to elaine@supernetwork.org.uk by close of play on Monday 13th August 2018.

Interviews will take place between 28th – 31st August.

Partners

Our work is only possible with the support of our local and national partners, including Innovate UK, the Knowledge Transfer Network, the North East LEP, Northumbrian WaterNorth East BICReece Innovation and ENGIE with part funding from the European Regional Development Fund.
Huge thanks go to all our partners.