Events Coordinator

Organisation: V&A Dundee

Salary: £23,575 - £27,220

Location: Dundee

V&A Dundee presents, supports, and hosts a wide range of events from international design conferences to fashion runways, preview nights, receptions, design fairs, talks, dinners and workshops. This programme plays a significant role in the development of V&A Dundee, reflecting our vision, enhancing engagement with our exhibitions programme, contributing to V&A Dundee’s positioning as Scotland’s design champion. Events are also a key driver of income generation and part of our commercial activities.

We are looking for an ambitious and dedicated Events Coordinator to oversee the operation and coordination of our extensive and varied programme of events and activity at the V&A Dundee.

This role will sit in the V&A Dundee Operations team but will work with all teams at V&A Dundee. The Operations team facilitate a world-class experience for all our visitors, in a safe, secure and accessible environment, supporting V&A Dundee’s mission to inspire people through design. The visitor experience function supports the wider organisation and generates income via its commercial enterprises, contributing to the financial sustainability of the museum.

Role Profile
Reporting to the General Manager- Visitor Experience, the Events Coordinator will play a vital role in supporting the events and activities across the museum, ensuring that the busy programme of activity is planned, booked, resourced, and delivered in the most efficient and streamlined way possible for all stakeholders, ultimately maximizing visitor and client satisfaction, generating optimum income and minimizing all potential risks.

The Events Coordinator will assist all event owners, both internal and external, in the planning and execution of the event. The role will be both operational and administrative in nature, ensuring the safe and efficient planning and delivery of all events in accordance with all internal processes.

We are looking for someone who loves events with an events background, experience of overseeing the logistical requirements of event delivery and who also has a good and proven knowledge of health and safety legislation and practices. The post holder will be a team player, working closely with colleagues across all teams, ensuring all stakeholders have full understanding of the events planning process and supporting with the booking and implementation of all required resources. There will be a significant amount of collaboration with our catering and event sales partner, Heritage Portfolio, and their venue sales team.

A high degree of flexibility and the ability to manage effectively, both directly and by influence, will be key to this exciting role. The Events Coordinator must enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, and thrive under pressure. Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and delegate tasks are essential.

To find out more click the link to apply.

Application Deadline: Monday 17/07/2023