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26th November
to 4th December
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Logistics coordinator Required for Rise Summit Event

The Rise summit is a large scale event and we are looking for students to support and co-produce the event with us. Could you be part of the Summit team?
Hours Expected: 8 Hours per week (Rise Points will be available to claim once role is completed) About the Rise Summit The Rise Summit is a student focussed event taking place several times per year, with an anticipated audience of 100+. The December event will focus on themes of self-brand, with speakers exploring their own or their businesses brand and how they have evolved their brand. The Summit typically takes the structure of two speakers, one panel discussion of 3 to 5 panellists and one keynote presentation. There will be some pre-event meeting attendance required, as well as event attendance on the day (possibly in person, tbc) to live-report the event. Responsibilities: Pre-event: - Support the production manager to understand the technical requirements of the event and co-ordinate with the technical team those requirements. - Support production and technical meetings, including tech and dress rehearsals, thereby ensuring that all technical elements of the event are considered and worked through before the event. - Consider stage set and scenery, including sourcing furniture and stage dressing that suit the Rise brand. - Work with the production manager to produce event plans, the event manual, risk assessments and method statements to a high standard and work with the university Return To Campus team to ensure that risks are thoroughly considered. - Work with the production manager to support the speakers, event marketing team and content management team. - Research costs and support the production manager to keep the budget up to date. At the event: - Support the coordination of the event. - Participate in a behind the scenes channel in case speakers need to reach communicate. - Watch and participate in the event. Person specification: - Excellent oral and written communication. - Ability to write creatively, clearly and concisely. - Ability to work independently and as part of a team to deliver objectives. - Ability to use initiative, creativity and judgement. - Attention to detail. - Excellent observational and analytical skills, able to quickly understand the colleagues’ needs and turn into practical solutions. - Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills. Successful applicants will be expected to provide their own equipment. If you require access to a laptop, please book one out using the Laptop Loan service at the Library here How to apply: Please explain within 350 words: - Why you want this role. - How you think it will support your professional development. - What attitudes and attributes you will bring to the role. Important Dates: The deadline for applications is Monday 15 November, 9am. Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 16 November, with interviews scheduled on Teams on Friday 19 November. Event date is planned for the 4 December 2021. If you have any queries, or need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us. If you have any queries, or need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

In A Nutshell...

  • The theme... for the Rise Summit 2 will focus on self-branding
  • Gain first-hand experience... in a mixture of pre-event tasks working closely with the production manager, learning and assisting with vital documentation such as the event manual and risk assessment; and during the event by supporting, participating and communicating in the behind the scene aspects of the event
  • Apply by...... A written statement that includes why you are applying for this role; how you think it will support your professional development and What attitudes and attributes you will bring to the role
  • Please ensure... that you are available for all the important date listed in the description before applying
  • Earn up to 70 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.

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    Logistics coordinator (Assisting Event Managers)