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Reference: A4029Description: Located within External Relations Directorate, the Stakeholder Engagement Events Team is responsible for delivering both University and external events. Working in partnership with stakeholders, the team oversee around 300 events each year working locally, nationally and internationally to help enhance the University's reputation, support relationships and generate income. The Events Team support a range of activities including Open Days, internal and external conferences, community events, showcase dinners, Royal visits, University exams, public lectures, networking functions and marquee events including the award winning Graduation Ceremonies on Plymouth Hoe. The Events Team also provide comprehensive event and delegate management packages, meeting room space and venue hire.
Plymouth University is seeking to appoint an experienced, creative & talented Events Manager within the Stakeholder Engagement Team. You will be expected to use your extensive events knowledge and expertise to deliver and develop a comprehensive, customer focused service working with key stakeholders both internally and externally as well as developing the University's external conferencing and events service.
Leading a team of event organisers you will be responsible for numerous projects; managing the priorities of the team, allocating resources and delegating tasks to support the strategic needs of the service. You will be an experienced networker who is able to create relationships with customers, partners and stakeholders as well as developing creative and unique solutions to meet the needs of the client.
You will be educated to degree level (or demonstrable equivalent experience) and it is desirable, although not essential, that you have a relevant professional qualification. You will also have senior level experience of event planning and delivery as well as excellent communication, project management and leadership skills.
Please note that this role will often require weekend and evening working.
For an informal discussion please contact: Rich Avery - ##### ###### or email: #####@######.###
The post is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a fixed-term basis for 12 months.Interviews are likely to take place on 15th or 16th January 2015
Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community
The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women's career in STEMM academia
Region: Location: PlymouthSalary: £32277 to £37394 pa-Grade 7Package: Full-time, Fixed-term