Join Bright Network as our Graduate Events Executive!

Introducing Bright Network

At Bright Network, we use technology & data to connect ambitious young people from all backgrounds with the brightest career opportunities. Our leading platform provides our ONE MILLION+ members with the tools, advice and insights they need to access brilliant opportunities at global companies. We ensure the next generation finds the future they deserve and the 300+ businesses we partner with (including the likes of Amazon, Google & Goldman Sachs) identify the most powerful pipeline of tomorrow’s talent.

Here at Bright Network, we’re going through an extended period of growth, and our Events Team are now on the lookout for an Events Executive to join them on their journey…

The Role

As an Events Executive, you will support on end-to-end event management across a portfolio of Bright Network’s events, such as Women in Leadership, Black Heritage Future Leaders, Proud to B and Internship Experience UK.

You’ll be joining a collaborative and growing Events team whose aim is to connect our employer partners and students through exclusive and innovative networking opportunities. Our Events Managers balance strong project coordination and organisation skills with creativity to connect approximately 5,000 students with over 200 of our employer partners every year. Your work will genuinely help to create change for the younger generation, and provide them with the best opportunities possible to succeed!

Specifically, you will...

  • Gain an understanding and provide support on the smooth delivery of our Bright Network events portfolio, helping to increase quality and assisting with ensuring all events hit their delivery targets & objectives
  • Effectively collaborate with Events Marketing to ensure events are promoted effectively, attendance is maximised and engagement is increased
  • Understand and maintain a positive brand perception for the portfolio by ensuring client and member feedback related to delivery is collected, analysed and acted on for event
  • Support on delivering events within the budget to maximise profitability
  • Support in building strong working relationships with clients and vendors
  • Provide ideas & opportunities to improve all key metrics of our portfolio (including attendance rate, applications, average price of partnership, ratings from clients and students, etc)

Why work as a Graduate Events Executive at Bright Network?

  • You will be joining a very collaborative and extremely supportive team – we want you to succeed!
  • One of our core values is “Trusted To Deliver” – the events team will trust you with your workload where you’ll be able to feel a real sense of autonomy. Get innovative with your ideas, trial new things and don’t be afraid to fail. We’re all in this together!
  • You will have face time with our members, meaning you’ll be able to see the direct impact you’re having on the younger generation through your work

Does this sound like you?

  • You are passionate about Bright Network and the events we run
  • You’re keen to develop your expertise further to a high-performing events team in a fast-growth business – happy to work flexibly and effectively with your team to get work done!
  • You’re exceptionally organised with meticulous attention to detail – able to maintain a calm demeanour under the pressure of competing deadlines
  • You’re able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple tasks at once
  • You’re a confident and articulate communicator with a natural ability to build strong & long-lasting relationships with client stakeholders, students & vendors

We can offer you

  • A high-growth and rapidly scaling business.📈 
  • A flat & transparent structure with a values-driven & collaborative culture.🤲
  • Unlimited holiday allowance.🏝 
  • Flexible / hybrid-working policies.🌎 
  • £50 per month flexible wellbeing budget.💵 
  • Enhanced pension contribution through Aviva.💰 
  • Private healthcare plan.❤️ 
  • Enhanced parental leave policy.👶
  • Sales introduction & employee referral schemes.👨‍👩‍👧‍👦
  • A culture of constant growth with monthly lunch & learns.🌱 
  • Open plan & buzzing Liverpool Street office, with snack station, foosball table and a beer tap!✨
  • Regular team socials including our annual full team off-site, Christmas Party and more!💃 
  • Want to find out more about what we can offer you? Please view our culture deck:

Key Details

  • Location: London, Liverpool Street with hybrid working
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Line Manager: Head of Events Delivery

Application & Interview Process

  • Initial screening call: 30-minute initial screening call with our Internal Talent Partner
  • 1st round: 60-minute competency interview with our Head of Events Delivery
  • 2nd round: Presentation and values & culture interview
  • Final round: Meeting with our Platform CEO and the wider events team

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Commitment

Equal opportunities for all is a core part of what we do at Bright Network. To this end, we welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and endeavour to run a fair and equal hiring process at all times. We assess and recruit candidates based on competency and potential, irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability status.

To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, please click here: