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Events and Summer Conferencing Officer

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON
Location
Docklands, United Kingdom
Salary
£38,022 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: Starting from £38,022 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type: Full Time
Post Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 22 April 2024
Interview Date: Monday 29 April 2024
Reference: 0691-24

University of East London 

Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future. 

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About Us 

We are Residential Life; we oversee the Halls of Residence at the University of East London. We manage 1,169 bedrooms for students, casual lettings and summer conferencing guests ensuring all residents have an enjoyable stay with us. We are the first point of contact for all residents and prospective residents. Residential Life comprises of several areas including: Marketing and Events, Maintenance & Estates, Welfare, Allocations & Applications and Customer Service.

About the Job 

The newly created Events and Summer Conferencing Officer role will oversee the Living Learning Communities, the Residential Life Scholarship Programme and act as the main contact for our Summer Conferencing clients.  

  • Create a sector leading Living Learning Communities programme which engages residents, offering students opportunities to develop both professionally and personally.
  • Develop and implement a Residential Life Scholarship programme or similar, which facilitates an inclusive, supportive, safe and engaged resident community.
  • Lead on responding to enquiries from prospective Summer Conferencing clients. 
  • Liaise with relevant colleagues to ensure the Summer Conferencing clients requirements are met.  

About You 

We are looking for someone with experience with organising events particularly for students or young people. You will need excellent customer engagement skills, and good organisational and time management. 

You must have experience reaching objectives and goals and be committed to delivering outstanding customer service to all.  

Benefits Package 

Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE. 

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a discretionary and non-contractual shared success bonus scheme with a value of up to £5,000 in the 23/24 academic year, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on: Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities 

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form. 

So, if you'd like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and committed to success, we want you to apply today!

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification More about our benefits

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail hrhub@uel.ac.uk

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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