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Event Supervisor

This role is responsible for the logistics planning, administration and delivery of our world class policy events.


What we do matters

At Wilton Park, we bring people together from around the world to help them solve some of the most complex global challenges. A home of strategic thought, respectful dialogue, and discreet diplomacy, it is the place people go when they need answers to difficult questions. It is where people turn when they need a space to resolve differences.

We deliver excellence in all that we do. We’re passionate, dedicated and take pride in our work. We deal with the world as it is, embracing change and navigating complexity. Working at Wilton Park is challenging but rewarding. We welcome thousands of guests through our doors each year and run over 60 events annually. We’re resilient and we’re determined, because what we do, matters. We’re proud of the impact that we have and the legacy that we leave.

We’re a team that delivers

As an organisation that works to support UK foreign and development policy, we want to reflect the world that we work in. Rooted in our local community and connected to the world, we value diversity and difference. We know that everyone has something to offer and the potential to grow. We need people from all sorts of backgrounds and with all kinds of skills to help us build a team that delivers.

The role

The Event Supervisor will be responsible for the administration, logistics planning and delivery of events, including travelling to deliver overseas events. They will proactively manage multiple events simultaneously, prioritising and completing tasks to agreed timelines and to a consistently high standard.

The role holder will work collaboratively with event teams across the organisation and a broad range of suppliers, external partners and participants, all of whose contributions are vital to our role at the centre of the UK’s public diplomacy work. You will meet and interact with individuals from many countries and walks of life.

The successful applicant will be an organised problem solver who thrives under pressure, and deals with last minute changes with ease.

In return for your enthusiasm and commitment, we will provide a stimulating and rewarding position, with excellent development options and a highly supportive work environment.

To apply, please email the following to

  • Application form
  • CV
  • Diversity monitoring form

Closing date: 1600, Monday 13 May 2024.

Interviews will be held week commencing 27 May 2024.

Candidate pack

Application form

Behaviour examples: hints and tips

Diversity monitoring form

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