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Jisc is a digital technology company. We’re aiming to become a worldwide leader in the delivery of groundbreaking edtech. It’s our vision to enable the UK to become the most digitally advanced education and research nation in the world.
Aside from a world class range of products and services, we’re looking to attract the very best talent to enable Jisc to achieve our vision.
About the role
The purpose of this role is twofold; to devise and execute the exhibition and sponsorship generation strategy for our core channels, including Jisc engagement activities and events and supporting marketing collateral.
This is a part-time role, where the hours will increase to full-time for a few months during the peak period from December until April.
With an understanding of the exhibition and sponsorship world, you’ll look at our portfolio of events in order to identify opportunities and execute on those. The event cornerstones for this role are Digifest and Networkshop where you will attract the exhibitors for the events and manage everything involved along the way along with fulfilling the exhibition and sponsorship experience.
It’s an exciting role, working as part of a highly productive and well-regarded team, where you will have the opportunity to work with commercial partners on cutting-edge events and deliver the exhibition sponsorship package.
In order to be successful in this role you’ll be well versed in the world of exhibitions, conferences and sponsorship with the ability to identify current trends and a shift in approach particularly in the technology and education sectors.
You’ll have experience of working in a fast-paced team, with the ability to think strategically, negotiate and persuade key stakeholders. You’ll be proactive, independent and work well under pressure whilst you identify opportunities for sponsorship and exhibition.
The possibilities for Jisc are endless and the future looks genuinely exciting. Apply for this position today and help us achieve our vision.
- 28 days annual leave (including three closure days at Christmas) plus eight bank holidays
- Our generous USS contributory pension scheme (8% employee and 18% employer contribution) is a valuable part of our reward package
- Competitive maternity, adoption and paternity arrangements
- Death-in-service benefit of three times salary
- Several staff schemes including season ticket loans, childcare vouchers, cycle-to-work, eye care, employee assistance
- Opportunity for performance-related pay progression
- IT discounts with selected suppliers
This role will be based in Bristol.
Jisc is a geographically-distributed organisation and travel across the UK with occasional overnight stays may be required.
How to apply
Apply today by sending your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll come back to you with some further details.
No agencies please.
The current closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 5 December 2017. However, this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So, if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.
Jisc is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the population.