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Event Manager

Campus Services & Facilities

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,395 to £37,345
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 29 August 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1166519TD

This is a fast-paced role that will combine the coordination of all activities relating to the delivery of events and hospitality at the University. The postholder will be required to lead an event management team to deliver high quality, University wide, annual programme of events that builds and strengthens relationships with key University audiences. This is a demanding role and the successful candidates will need to have strong negotiation skills and a resiliant nature.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

The ability to manage a variety of resources, prioritising and meeting tight deadlines.

Effective relationship-building with internal and external clients

Problem solving to introduce new ways of working

Management of a fluctuating workload

You will be qualified to at least HND/ Degree/ NVQ4 or basic professional qualification in events management (or related).

Please note, being able to work flexibly is a requirement as you will be part of a rota that operates from 8am – 6pm across weekdays and that occasional evening and weekend working is required.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1166519TD on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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