Events Coordinator
Full-time, £24,000 - £27,500

Ref: 7405

Salary: £24,000 - £27,500

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Isambard House, Fire Fly Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 2EH



Events Coordinator

Location: Swindon based (hybrid working)

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £24,000-£27,500 depending on experience


About the Pets at Home Group

Pets at Home Group Plc is the UK’s leading pet care business; our commitment is to make sure pets and their owners get the very best advice, products and care. We have over 450 stores, over 310 Groom Rooms and 440 First Opinion Vet Practices. Our business is fast-paced, innovative and fun and it's our people that make the real difference. The Pets at Home Vet Group has been built on the principle of clinical freedom for our Joint Venture Partners (JVPs) and we are committed to supporting practices to build a culture of clinical excellence. The JVPs are the clinical leaders of our Joint Venture practices and are responsible for delivering an exceptional standard of care to our clients and patients. Our diversity and inclusion vision is that everyone is welcome and feels part of our group. If you think you’re a good match to what we are looking for, and you share our belief that together ‘we’re better with pets’, we’d like to hear from you, whatever your background or circumstances.

About the Role

We’re currently recruiting for an Events Coordinator to join our small team, in Swindon. This role will provide you a great opportunity for personal development and will give you the opportunity to step into the spotlight. You will assist with the development, planning and delivery of many annual events across the Pets at Home family, including conferences, trade exhibitions, charity events, gala dinners and virtual events, as well as bespoke events outside of the regular calendar. There will also be occasional travel to off-site events.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working within the values of the Company to display high standards of integrity and professionalism towards colleagues and all stakeholders
  • To continuously develop and update own knowledge and skills within the job role, keeping up to date with the changes within the event industry
  • Venue sourcing and negotiation
  • Research Congress opportunities
  • Speaker and supplier sourcing, contracting and coordination
  • Event diary administration
  • Event material collation for key stakeholders
  • Onsite event coordination (sometimes overnight and on weekends)
  • Delegate registration, liaison and administration
  • Develop creative and innovative ideas
  • Post event feedback collation and evaluation
  • Event logistics including transportation, accommodation and delivery of event materials
  • Administration of event communication
  • Work with the marketing team to create effective materials for each event
  • Coordinating event aspects, such as venue, seating, dining, and guest list
  • Coordinating multiple events at once


About You

If you have a passion for pets and people, enjoy being part of a busy team and have a willingness to learn, this could be the new role for you. Due to the nature of the role, there may be occasional work outside of normal office hours and attend events on evenings & weekends. You must have excellent organisation skills, great attention to detail and the ability to multi task different events. Press the Apply Now button and in a few short steps we would have received your application.



Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 24-11-2021

Expiry Date: 18-12-2021