Conferencing and Events Officer

Twickenham, London (Greater)
15 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Conferencing and Events Officer
Enterprise and Innovation - Conferencing
Starting Salary: £25,298 per annum 
Hours: Full-time
Term: Permanent 

St Mary’s University offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as a range of conferencing and events services, at our attractive campus in Strawberry Hill, Twickenham.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join our busy Conferencing & Events team.  Reporting to and working with the Conference and Events Manager, you will plan, deliver and administer events and conferences across a range of high quality international and national conferences, wedding receptions, residential bookings, corporate and social events and occasional filming in the historic and unique surroundings of St Mary’s University. 

You be actively involved with all aspects of events management, with a focus on practical organisation, administration and liaising with external and internal clients to the highest possible standard. You will have operational experience in events and marketing, and will be organised and efficient.  You will be comfortable dealing with a range of clients including senior Government officials, academics, visiting professors, high profile individuals, language schools, brides and children’s clubs. 

You will be required to work flexibly including some evening and weekend work.  You will be representing the University at a wide range of events and are expected to present yourself accordingly.

We are seeking professional candidates who understand the importance of providing an exemplary service and have a passion for the hospitality industry. You must be extremely organised with a good approach to problem solving, and the ability to prioritise a busy workload. Exceptional communication and customer service skills are essential. Experience in event planning is essential.  Experience of using a hospitality database would be advantageous. 

For further information about the role and for details of how to apply, please click on the link below: 

Closing Date: 30 March 2017 at 23:59

Interviews are likely to be held on 6 April 2017