Events and Sponsorship Co-ordinator

SSE plc

Location: Aberdeen City, Highland Council, Perth and Kinross

Job Type: Full time


About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Inverness or Aberdeen

Salary: £33,500 - £50,300 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

The Events and Sponsorship Coordinator will play an integral part of SSEN Transmission’s stakeholder engagement activities as well as in building, communicating and implementing the profile of the SSEN Transmission business to ensure that SSEN Transmission is a company which people want to engage with, partner with, work for and invest in.

The successful candidate will be required to travel to run and attend events, which may require working outside standard hours.

The duties and responsibilities of the Events and Sponsorship Coordinator are:

- Work with the Stakeholder Engagement Team to deliver ‘best in class’ events and event support including webinars and in person events; train other team members in this practice and use of our stakeholder management system to record and support these events.

- Support delivery of SSEN Transmission’s sponsorship proposition with input from colleagues.

- Work with teams across the business to build SSEN Transmission’s reputation and insight gathering through identifying opportunities for colleagues to attend and speak at third party events, ensuring that speakers are well supported, attendance is logged and insights from attendance are shared.

- Work with third party agencies to deliver these activities, measuring and monitoring their success.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Event Management expertise and track record of delivery.

- Ability to communicate effectively and gain buy in from multiple stakeholders, managing expectations and maintaining on-going business relationships.

- A drive for innovation and continuous development, with a passion for what you do, being committed, self-motivated, results-driven and resilient.

- Degree in events, marketing or related degree, or equivalent work experience.

- Excellent organisational skills and an ability to adapt to meet stakeholders needs and remain calm under pressure.

About our Business

At SSEN Transmission, we take immense pride in owning and operating the high-voltage electricity transmission network across the north of Scotland. We transport energy from where it is generated to wherever it is needed, ensuring a safe and reliable electricity supply for the communities we serve. But that's not all – we're committed to upgrading the grid to deliver cleaner, homegrown energy for the future. By developing, building and maintaining a network for net zero, we're creating secure power for generations to come.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Debbie at or 01738 342939.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.