Soil Association

Senior Events Officer

An exciting opportunity to be part of our dynamic Business Development team within Soil Association Certification.

About the opportunity

An exciting opportunity to be part of our dynamic Business Development team within Soil Association Certification, as an integral member of the project team delivering the 2023 Best of Organic Market (BOOM) Awards, the UK’s only organic awards to recognise and celebrate the organic industry and honour the brands, businesses and people working so hard to sell, serve and produce organic. We’re looking for an experienced, highly efficient, and enthusiastic Senior Events Officer to event manage a robust and efficient judging process for the 36 x Product and Business Awards as well as an impactful, slick, and exciting hybrid awards ceremony. You’ll be working alongside a knowledgeable and supportive project team and will be working closely with high-profile panels of expert judges, as well as many other external stakeholders, building great relationships and playing a crucial role in delivering a successful and impactful BOOM Awards.

About you

We are looking for an individual who:

• Has a flair for complex project coordination and delivering professional, high-quality, and impactful large-scale events, always mindful of sustainability, and with experience of hybrid event delivery.

• Is highly organised with attention detail that is second to none, and a real can-do attitude.

• Is proactive, great with people, calm under pressure and comfortable working to multiple deadlines.

Our Benefits

We offer a range of financial and lifestyle benefits to all our employees, including:

  • 27 days annual holiday increasing to 30 days with length of service plus bank holiday
  • Pension scheme with ethical investment options and employer contribution increasing with length of service
  • Free membership of the Soil Association and discounts on organic produce
  • Volunteer days to give back to the local community or support green initiatives
  • Family friendly policies and flexible working
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sociable and engaging workplace of professionals that share a passion for healthy, sustainable lifestyle and produce

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term contract - 8 months

Location

Bristol Based with hybrid working