Senior Events Assistant

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Job Description

The University of Greenwich has a growing reputation. One of the largest universities in the capital by student numbers, we are widely recognised for the quality of our learning and teaching, research that is internationally recognised and experiences our students enjoy. We are an international student community of people from 176 countries and a leader in transnational education.

This is an excellent opportunity for an early career professional to join our growing Student Recruitment and Events team. This post will provide experience of large-scale event organisation, working within a team that delivers more than 10,000 visitors across four University Open Days and three campuses each year. The role also involves the coordination of an evolving roster of smaller bespoke virtual and live events targeted at postgraduates, applicants and offer holders to aid both student recruitment and conversion.

The post-holder will gain practical experience of using the project management tools required to plan and deliver large events in addition to leading elements of on-the-day delivery which will include briefing and managing teams of student ambassadors. In additional to handling logistics and administration, the post-holder is responsible for ensuring the timely delivery of event collateral and marketing materials to continually improve recruitment and on the day event experience.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level and have enjoyed a positive higher education experience, having made an active and substantial contribution to university life. The post-holder should be an enthusiastic advocate for the benefits of higher education and for the University of Greenwich.

We are looking for someone with a commitment to the development and maintenance of quality customer care service. The post -holder should possess good knowledge of student recruitment, have strong written and verbal communication skills and be highly organised. Knowledge of data management such as updating data sets and managing data from different sources as well as pulling reports to analyse activity is beneficial. The post-holder will support the events team by setting up events and tracking new events within Gecko event management software.

The successful candidate will be required to work open days and other student recruitment events, working flexibly including evenings and occasional weekends. The post holder would be expected to work from our Avery Hill Campus, and occasionally our Greenwich and Medway campuses as required.

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

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on hrsr-fob@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.

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.

Further details:  Job Description & Person Specification

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.