Events and Conference Executive (Graduation)

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Events and Conference Executive (Graduation)

Postby rsj38 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:47 am


Events and Conference Executive (Graduation)

Grade 5 Starting salary £22,658

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s Estates and Development Directorate. The Directorate is responsible for all types of services across the University including residential and commercial activity.

The Events & Conferencing Team at Keele Hall require a full time Events and Conference Executive (Graduation). This role will contribute to the professionalism and profitability of the Estates and Development Directorate through the efficient organising of the Winter and Summer graduation ceremonies and Keele Events and Conference activity. The role covers the organisation of Graduation and the Inaugural Lectures programme, commercial and University events/conferences and supporting the special events activity when required. Whilst at the same time securing repeat sales and gaining add on sales through the employment of upselling skills/techniques

Educated to A level standard, or possessing equivalent qualifications or experience is essential as is having previous experience of event management in the service industry and working within a commercial sales team environment. The successful candidate will also possess excellent communication and customer care skills along with excellent interpersonal skills. You will be able to set priorities and goals using organisation and problem solving skills whilst being able to use own initiative when required.

Previous experience of using social media for professional purposes and web content management would be advantageous however training will be provided. You must be efficient in the use of Microsoft and Google Packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint within a professional environment.

Hours of work are 36.25 per week over a 7 day working pattern. The core working hours are between 8.45am-5.00pm Monday to Friday, however evening and weekend work is required at times due to the nature of the business. The team also operates a local flexible working scheme.

This post is open to internal candidates only. In order to be eligible to apply for this post you must be covered by any of the following:
a) Keele contract of employment
b) Work within a Keele University School/Department as an agency worker
Please contact if clarification is required.

For full post details please visit:
Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.

Closing date for applications: 28th July 2019
Interviews will be held week commencing 12th August 2019
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