Events Coordination Assistant

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for an early career professional to gain large-scale event organisation experience while working within a busy Events Team delivering hybrid events across three campuses.

We are a large, inclusive university committed to delivering our vision of Education Without Boundaries. We have a supportive, friendly and dynamic working environment and are looking for a talented Events Assistant to work closely with the Event Manager.

As Events Coordination Assistant you will be helping to organise and deliver Open Days, virtual webinars, campus tours, social media live tours, recruitment fairs and applicant experience days to support student recruitment and conversion.

You’ll gain practical experience of project management tools to plan and deliver large events and exposure to leading elements for on-the-day delivery which will include briefing and managing teams of student ambassadors.

In additional to handling logistics and administration, you’ll be responsible for ensuring the delivery of event collateral and marketing materials to continually improve our visitors event experience. You will receive training on digital event platforms and CRM systems to set up and coordinate event bookings and communications to increase event conversion and support virtual event delivery.

Requirements for this Events Assistant position

  • Previous event management experience (e.g conferences, awards, webinars or similar)
  • Highly articulate, confident and outgoing
  • Highly organised and hard working
  • Confident with data and analysing
  • Able to multitask
  • Willing to travel for recruitment fairs and across campus sites
  • Flexibly including evenings and occasional weekends

For all informal enquiries please contact Nicola Rowe n.l.rowe@gre.ac.uk

Should you have any recruitment queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on hrsr-CenSvcs@greenwich.ac.uk

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies – Jobs at Greenwich

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.