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Event Co-ordinator - QMUL25115

Department: Estates & Facilities - Business Services
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range of £27,742 - £32,454 per annum (dependent on experience) (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL25115
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 11-Jun-2021
Closing date: 04-Jul-2021

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Overview:

About the Role

This post will report to the Events Manager and sits within the event management section of QM Venues team. The main responsibilities include coordinating events that have been confirmed, finalizing details with the clients (both internal and external), preparing event plans, coordinating with internal service teams and ensuring that all event requirements are delivered. The purpose of the role is to act as a link between QM Venues Sales and the end client, acting as the events expert for all aspect of management such as room lay-outs, catering, audio visual, risk assessments, staffing requirements and additional services required for the smooth running of events.

 

About You

The successful candidate will have excellent operational knowledge of running a wide range of events from small daytime meeting to large conferences, theatre performances and weddings. Ideally you will have experience of working across multiple venues and sites. You need to have exceptional levels of customer service as this role involves dealing with both internal and external clients, delivering the highest standard of event management at all times. You will be a driven and proactive individual who is details orientated, polite, helpful and professional even when working under pressure. Experience within the HE sector would be advantageous but not essential.

 

The post is full time (35 hours per week), permanent. Starting salary will be in the range of £27,742 - £32,454 per annum (dependent on experience), inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

 

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as men as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

 

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jacquie Allix at j.allix@qmul.ac.uk.

 

Details about the Estates and Facilities Directorate can be found at http://www.estates.qmul.ac.uk/

 

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

 

The closing date for applications is 4th July 2021. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

 

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