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Marketing Coordinator (Events)

Employer
KINGS COLLEGE LONDON
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£32,979 - £36,396 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
Closing date
10 Mar 2024

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Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in events management. Working within the Marketing Communications Team, you will support the team to deliver a range of impactful and engaging events for our key audiences, from planning and delivery to post-event evaluation. Our event portfolio includes open days, open evenings, offer holder events, campus tours, information sessions, third-party events and conferences, delivered via various formats including in-person, online and hybrid experiences. You will also support the coordination of content for use across events and other channels as required.

The Marketing Coordinator (Events) is an important role within the Brand & Marketing Department, responsible for supporting the delivery of high-converting activity within the prospective student journey. The events delivered support departmental objectives to increase the volume of applications from high achieving students across King’s portfolio of courses, and convince offer holders to accept their offer and enrol.

We are looking for a friendly individual who has a passion for events and is organised, with a keen eye for detail and strong communications skills. Due to the nature of this role, successful candidates will need to be able to work outside of ‘normal’ office hours, including attendance at evening and weekend events (online and face-to-face).

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract.

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent.

Key responsibilities

  • Organisation and delivery of small scale online or face-to-face events such as campus tours.   
  • Produce online events via Microsoft Teams and/or any other platform and provide support to contributors and audiences. 
  • Undertake administrative tasks involved in setting up and organising events, such as booking internal services, recruitment, allocation and payment of student ambassadors, preparing event signage, name badges and room setup. 
  • Assist in the production of content projects to support event delivery including but not limited to; copywriting, video, photography, print collateral and other promotional assets.   
  • Webpage creation, editing and optimisation within the events and study section of King’s website. 
  • Coordinating student ambassadors for a range of events including: campus tours, face-to-face and online events. 
  • Liaise with both internal stakeholders including university staff and student ambassadors and external stakeholders such as agencies or suppliers. 
  • Responding to enquiries from prospective students, student ambassadors and staff via shared inboxes. 
  • Contribute to reporting and analysis for activity performance.

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Skills, knowledge, and experience

Essential criteria  

  1. Demonstrable marketing or events experience at a similar level to that required by the job description 
  2. Detail-oriented approach with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines 
  3. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) 
  4. Excellent time management skills with the ability to multitask 
  5. Strong IT, Microsoft Office and general office administrative skills 
  6. Good copyediting and proofreading skills with excellent grammar and spelling 
  7. Proven project management experience (support or lead)  
  8. Good team player 
  9. Proactive, able to work on own initiative.

Desirable criteria

  1. Educated to degree level or equivalent or professional marketing/events management qualification 
  2. Knowledge of a website CMS and/or HTML  
  3. Proficiency with video and photo editing tools, digital media formats (ideally Adobe Creative Cloud suite)

Further information

King’s College London currently operates a hybrid working model with a minimum of 5 days a month in the office (at least 1-2 days a week) alongside working from home however this can vary on any given week and contractually you need to be able to work 5 days a week in the office if required. The selection process for this role will involve a remote panel interview via Teams with competency-based questions. Depending on the quantity of applications received, interviews are likely to take place towards the end of March/early April.

Company

King's College London is one of the top 20 universities in the world and among the oldest in England. King's has more than 27,600 students (of whom nearly 10,500 are graduate students) from some 150 countries worldwide, and some 6,800 staff.

King's has an outstanding reputation for world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) King’s was ranked 6th nationally in the ‘power’ ranking, which takes into account both the quality and quantity of research activity, and 7th for quality according to Times Higher Education rankings. Eighty-four per cent of research at King’s was deemed ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (3* and 4*). The university is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings and has an overall annual income of more than £684 million.

King's has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including international affairs. It has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar.

King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services. For more information, visit: www.kingshealthpartners.org.

King’s £600 million campaign, World questions|KING’s answers, has delivered huge global impact in areas where King’s has particular expertise. Philanthropic support has funded new research to save young lives at Evelina London Children’s Hospital; established the King’s Dickson Poon School of Law as a worldwide leader in transnational law; built a new Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital; allowed unique collaboration between leading neuroscientists to fast-track new treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, motor neurone disease, depression and schizophrenia at the new Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute; created the Cicely Saunders Institute: the first academic institution in the world dedicated to palliative care, and supported the King’s Sierra Leone Partnership in the Ebola crisis. Donations provide over 300 of the most promising students with scholarships and bursaries each year. More information about the campaign is available at www.kcl.ac.uk/kingsanswers.

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KINGS COLLEGE LONDON
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LONDON
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