LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS & POLITICAL SCIENCE LSE

Senior Events Officer

Location
London, England
Posted
11 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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The International Growth Centre (IGC)

Salary from £28,241 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £32,689 pa inclusive

Fixed-term contract until 30 September 2018, with further extension anticipated (subject to funding)

The International Growth Centre (IGC) aims to promote sustainable growth in developing countries by providing demand-led policy advice based on frontier research. IGC hosts a series of ambitious events in the UK and in Africa and South Asia that bring together some of the top academics in the world with senior policymakers from our partner country governments. These events engage policymakers and other stakeholders with IGC ideas and research findings on economic growth and provide a forum for networking and matchmaking.

The Senior Events Officer will be responsible for all IGC UK-based events, managing and organising conferences, public lectures, seminars, and talks; ensuring events are well planned and run smoothly to budget. The role will also provide expert advice and support to IGC events held abroad, through working closely with IGC staff in our partner countries, and general communications support for the IGC. This is a full-time position based in the IGC Hub at LSE, in central London. Some international travel is anticipated.  

The successful applicant will

  • Have a passion for and experience in event organisation.
  • Be highly organised and remain calm under pressure.
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively and confidently with all levels.
  • Have initiative and drive.
  • Work well in a team with a flexible approach.     

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Emilie Yam (e.yam@lse.ac.uk).

To find out more about the position, please go to www.theigc.org/about/careers.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday, 19 July 2017 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.