Events Co-ordinator

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Whipsnade, Dunstable
£28,228 per annum
05 Jan 2018
19 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Zoological Society of London is a charity dedicated to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. Through our captive breeding programmes, scientific research and conservation work in the field, we are making a vital difference in the fight to save species from extinction.

Position: Events Co-ordinator
Contract: Full Time/Permanent
Salary: £28,228 per annum
Location: ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Role Profile

We are looking for someone to join the ZSL Events Team, based at our office at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. Under guidance from the ZSL Commercial Events Manager this enthusiastic and resourceful team member will research, plan and deliver an annual programme of events which is constantly evolving and expanding.

Person Specification

This role will cover a diverse range of events research, event promotion and onsite delivery. You should have a flair for organising, motivating and making things happen, keeping track of several different projects simultaneously and the ability to remain calm when under pressure.

You should be confident with the ability to liaise effectively with a broad spectrum of internal and external stakeholders, colleagues and suppliers. An excellent team player, good at motivating people, with good written communication skills as well as competent IT skills. You will also assist the Brand Manager in marketing and promoting the events in the press, online and through local contacts. Ideally, you will also have an interest in animals and a passion for conservation.

A flexible approach and full driving license are essential for this role. 

This role is full-time, with regular weekend work, which is taken back as time in lieu. 

Closing date for applications: Midnight, 21st January 2018


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to our website where you can complete your application.

We are committed to the principle of equal opportunities in employment.

The Zoological Society of London is a charity registered in England and Wales: no. 208728.

No agencies please.

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