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Events Officer
Greenlands Henley-on-Thames UK

Job reference: SRF33604

Location: Greenlands Henley-on-Thames UK

Closing date: 25/10/2020

Job live date: 28/09/2020

Salary: £25,217 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Henley Business School

Division: Executive Education

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

Henley Business School is a globally ranked, internationally renowned business school and part of the University of Reading. Due to the growth of activities within The Henley Centre for Coaching, which sit within the Executive Education offering of the Business School, we are seeking to recruit an Events Officer in this team.

We are looking for applicants who have a proven track record of event management, with experience of working within a management development or a learning environment preferred.

You will have:

  • Confidence to lead and report on event projects with proven administration and organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build and sustain positive relationships internally and externally
  • An understanding how the Higher Education/business school or similar environment operates
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent PC skills, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint to an advanced level. Experience of managing web pages and social media
  • Experience in using your own initiative and to problem solve, with the drive and enthusiasm to support the team
  • A professional manner, positive and flexible approach with a mature and confident attitude

Please see the full advert for further detail relating to the role.

The role sits within the Projects and Engagement team who are a team consisting of 7 people looking after memberships, projects and events. The team work in an open plan, high energy office to promote flexibility and shared learning.

Interviews to be held on either Tuesday 3 or Wednesday 4 November 2020

If you have any additional questions about the role please don’t hesitate to contact us

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Project and Engagement Manager

Contact name:

Viki Rice

Contact phone:

01491 418 829

Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigrationand the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.



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