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Events Co-ordinator

Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £23,487 to £25,627 per annum
Grade:  Grade 06
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 29 November 2021
Interview Date:  Thursday 09 December 2021
Reference:  R210491
Release Date:  Monday 15 November 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Event Coordinator to join the Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions Team to effectively coordinate major University events including degree congregations, receptions, seminars, inaugural lectures and other key events, both online and in person. 

You will support the event manager in the overall organisation of Aston University graduation ceremonies, including planning and liaison with all Colleges, Schools and departments across the University, giving advice on procedures as and when required, dealing with student enquiries and taking responsibility under the direction of the event manager for the delivery of the ceremonies. 

You will need to demonstrate a flair for not only developing and implementing processes and procedures with meticulous attention to detail, but also be a true people person with great interpersonal skills. 

You will be educated to at least A Level standard and have relevant administrative and event management experience of managing relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. 

You will have excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to prioritise a busy workload to meet tight deadlines. Experience of working with SITS (student information system) would be advantageous, however training will be given.

Please note that anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment.   Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel.  We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. Please note that only answers that fall within the application form questions will be assessed.

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Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



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