Events and Marketing Coordinator

  • Job Reference: SWR3083
  • Date Posted: 10 November 2021
  • Recruiter: New Anglia Growth Hub (EU)
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £22,000 to £28,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Expenses, Company pension, and Healthcare Package
  • Sector: Administration, Sales, Marketing and Digital Marketing
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Events Coordinator – Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is looking for an Events & Marketing Coordinator with experience of delivering business events both face to face and virtually to support the busy and thriving events programme within their New Anglia Growth Hub team, with a particular focus on the Scale Up New Anglia programme. 

This Events & Marketing Coordinator role is a full time, fixed term position based in Ipswich and covering all of Suffolk/Norfolk. This role involves travel across Norfolk and Suffolk so the candidate must have a full driving licence and transport for business use. Flexible working opportunities are available including some home working. 

You will manage a cohort of high growth businesses through the Scale Up New Anglia programme, and assist with the marketing, promotion and delivery of workshops, conferences and peer to peer learning, including booking speakers and trainers and providing event management support.

This role will suit a dynamic, experienced and forward-thinking events and marketing coordinator with a strong work ethic and a 'can do' attitude. To meet the requirements for this role you will need to evidence that you have previous experience in event management, preferably with experience of delivering virtual events as well as face to face events. In return you will have the opportunity to shape and develop your skills within this exciting role.

If you think this role is right for you, then we would love to hear from you!

Skills and Attributes:

  • Knowledge and experience of setting up, hosting and delivering events at venues and via online platforms
  • Experience of marketing and promotion for events, including engagement via social media and email
  • Excellent customer service
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience of accurately transferring information to a database
  • Ability to achieve tasks against set deadlines
  • Ability to communicate information to a wide business audience
  • Flexible approach to work, including some out of hours work
  • Understanding of health and safety relating to event management


This post is funded by the European Regional Development Fund, initially for a fixed term ending on 30 June 2023 and only continuing subject to an extension of funding. 

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: Events, Events Management, Events Coordinator, Virtual, Organising, Programme Events, Marketing, Business 

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