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Senior Events and Outreach Officer

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£30,487 to £36,024 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

FLAS Faculty Administration & Support

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £30,487 to £36,024 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Wednesday 06 March 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4440

The University of Greenwich is home to a truly global community of staff and students. Our philosophy of Education without Boundaries means that we are committed to supporting to deliver the highest levels of student success, enterprise, and employment outcomes for students from all walks of life.

The University has an ambitious strategic plan for growth and anticipates continued strong performance in future recruitment cycles. 

The role

This is an exciting new role in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Marketing and Recruitment Team, that manage the student recruitment cycle for the Faculty across four Schools.  

The Senior Events and Outreach Officer will support delivery of the FLAS marketing and recruitment strategy, through events and outreach planning and implementation across key times in the student recruitment cycle, to increase applications and conversion including supporting coordinating Clearing operations.

This role will coordinate Faculty contribution to university-wide UG and PG student recruitment events (Open Days, Applicant Days and other recruitment related events) including planning, delivery, evaluation and reporting.

They will scope, plan, develop, and deliver Faculty outreach activities to raise awareness and convert interest through events, visits, lectures etc. for schools and colleges. 

They will work closely with the Faculty Marketing and Recruitment Manager and in partnership with other teams in the faculty and wider university to ensure successful marketing and support ways to improve efficiencies and effectiveness in output delivery.

Your profile 

We’re looking for someone with proven recent experience in organising and running physical and virtual events in the HE sector, with the ability to evaluate event and outreach success and apply learnings to future projects.

You will have great people skills and know how to provide excellent customer service as well as being a supportive colleague and team player. The role requires a high level of flexibility, experience of anticipating problems and identifying potential solutions, and the ability to prioritise, escalate and manage your own workload.

You will have strong organisation, project management to coordinate multiple streams of work simultaneously across a number of stakeholders and be comfortable making decisions to meet objectives.

We’re looking for someone to contribute fresh ideas and creativity with excellent copywriting and visual skills to deliver engaging content that suits our audiences.

You’ll have attention to detail and be able to analyse and evaluate data to make effective recommendations and provide reports.

Why choose us?

The University has been established for over 125 years and is an exciting and rewarding place to work. Situated on three beautiful campuses at Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway, the University boasts state-of-the-art facilities and an international student and staff community.  

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich 

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing barriers to improve inclusion.  

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.  

For an informal discussion about the post please contact via email at 

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Operations Team at 

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