UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

University Conference Manager

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Salary
£42,418 - £47,722 per annum
Posted
04 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Ref
SUPP104084
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join our busy Conference Office at the University of Bristol; to be responsible for maximising the profitable revenue through the sales of facilities and managing conferences and events throughout the University’s multi-site campus and for leading on developing a sales strategy, financial planning and forecasting and all marketing and communications for the Conference Office. In addition, you will be an active and leading member of the Division’s Senior Management Team.

In this multifaceted operation you will be responsible for clear communications, strong leadership and delivery of a wide range of internal events for the University Senior Team, Faculty and School Managers and Divisions and external events e.g. for commercial companies, local community groups/individuals and association members. This will require you to be customer focused, tactful and to work flexibly (including evenings and weekends to oversee a 7-day operation) in a solution orientated manner.
We will expect you to hold a formal qualification, such as a relevant degree, HND, BTEC in Event/Hotel /Tourism/Marketing Level 4. You will need expert knowledge of the conference and event service in the UK. We need you to be a visible leader with strong organisation skills and the ability to inspire trust and take personal responsibility for delivering results effectively and swiftly.

If you are interested in this position, please get in touch with us for an informal chat and/or further information by contacting our Director of Residential and Hospitality Services, Simon Bray, by email simon.bray@bristol.ac.uk or telephone (0117) 331 0563 

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 20 May 2018. 

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.   

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