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Events Assistant
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF37648

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 06/12/2021

Job live date: 15/11/2021

Salary: £20,600 to £24,871 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Henley Business School

Division: Dean's Office

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

From webinars and networking sessions to conferences to international chapter events, our portfolio of events engages thousands of participants each year and is key to our wider Engagement Strategy. We are looking for an organised, adaptable, and dedicated Events Assistant to join our small and busy team and help us deliver these activities for our alumni, supporters and students.

You will have a passion for delivering high-quality events and will be keen to help with event organisation, on-the-day delivery, and post-event follow up and reporting.

You will have:

  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to communicate with individuals at all levels
  • Experience of working in a team
  • Enthusiasm for learning and development
  • An adaptable and flexible approach
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Confidence in using IT including Zoom, and MS Word, Excel and Teams

Please see Job Description and Person Specification at the bottom of this page for further information

Interview to be held 16th December 2021

Contact role:

Head of Network and Engagement

Contact role:

Head of Product Design and Programme Delivery

Contact name:

Vicky Phillips

Contact name:

Kerry Johnston

Contact phone:

07975 762156

Contact phone:

07738 143012

Contact email:

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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.


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