Vacancy ID:
5253
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Marketing and Communications
Vacancy terms:
Full time, Fixed term until 08/08/2023
Salary details:
Grade 7, £35,326 - £40,927 per annum
Hours per week:
37.5
01 Jun 2022
About the role
We have a fixed-term opportunity for an Events Manager to lead our events team, responsible for developing, co-ordinating and delivering a variety of events relating to the University’s Student Experience and Corporate Events Calendar.

This will involve leading on the development and maintenance of our annual events calendar and campaign plan for student engagement and corporate events, which ensures both areas of events can be delivered to a high quality and with adequate resources and budgeting. This includes (but is not limited to) leading on business critical events such as Welcome and Graduations to enhance student, staff and guest experience.
About you

You’ll be an excellent organiser with the ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels. You will have significant experience of managing and organising events in a Higher Education environment, or other complex organisation as well as the ability to create event strategies against business plans. Experience of budget setting, financial planning and monitoring and line management will also be required.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Aboo Aboobaker (Head of Events) at amra3@le.ac.uk.

Applications for job share will be considered.

We anticipate that interviews will take place during the week commencing 6th June 2022.

As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can be found here.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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