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Entertainments Forum

Description of role

Are you interested in event management, organising gigs and great events for students, working with nightclubs and various venues around Dublin? Then The Entertainments Forum is for you!

The Entertainments Forum is the focal point of SU Entertainment, and the team is made up of 6 part-time officers that each hold a position relevant to the social lives of students and events held by the SU. 

The Entertainment's Forum meets on a fortnightly basis during term time. 

The positions available are:

  • The Production Officer

  • The Promotions Officer

  • The First Year Promotions Officer

  • The Non-Alcoholic Events Officer

  • The Entertainments Rep Coordinator

  • The RAG Committee Coordinator

 

They should:

  • Work with the Entertainments Officer to plan, promote and assist at all Union events, in line with the annual calendar.  

  • Encourage equal involvement in all aspects of Union activity, in particular at Council and the Executive.

  • Maintain good working relationships with relevant societies, and counterparts in other students’ unions.

  • Work with the Sabbatical Team and the rest of the Entertainments Forum to uphold any policies or mandates voted on by Council.

  • Each member of the Entertainments Forum must present a report to Council twice per semester, outlining their work carried out to date.

 

Level of involvement

4+ hours per week

Training and Support

Union Training will run on the 7th and 8th October.

  • This training will include modules on:

  • Introduction to Union Council (including submitting a policy/mandate/submission of reports)

  • Lecture addressing

  • How to plan social activities for your class

  • Brainstorming workshop on events & priorities for the year

 

Members of the Entertainments Forum will also receive Union Forum Training, which will further explore the Union’s annual calendar and provide guidance and logistics for planning & promoting events.

Rewards / Benefits

  • Work carried out can be used in your application for the UCD Advantage Award.

  • Opportunity to have an input on the planning and promotion of SU events.

  • The role offers you a great opportunity to make new friends.

  • You will learn practical skills relating to event planning, promotion, and logistics which will look great on your C.V.

  • Recognition and appreciation of all work carried out during the year is celebrated at the Union Awards Night in April.

How to Apply

Members of the Entertainment Forum are elected to their position at Union Council.  

For more information regarding which positions are still available and how to apply for a position to Council, please contact your Entertainments Officer ciara.moroney@ucdsu.ie.