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Administration and Events Assistant (Student Placement)

College Operations (BSS)

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £18,212 to £21,197 per annum
Grade:  Grade 04
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 2 September 2023)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 30 August 2022
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  R220519
Release Date:  Friday 05 August 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a busy Conference and Events office within the College of Business and Social Sciences providing all aspects of support and assistance to the Conference and Events Manager. 

You will maintain event related data and records and act as the point of contact for enquiries to ensure delegates receive accurate and timely information.  You will prepare event documentation, maintain and update webpages and sway and disseminate information through eg  social media, mailshots. You will have the ability to assimilate information from diverse areas and translate into information or responses understandable to individual customers. 

You will have a good standard of general education, with a minimum Grade C in GCSE (or equivalent) English and Mathematics and have experience ,of working in a service -orientated busy customer facing department. You will have experience of providing administrative support for a range of administrative tasks and processes. You will have excellent written and verbal skills; providing the ability to communicate with people from within and outside of the University. You will have the ability to work without close supervision to work under pressure and prioritise to meet tight deadlines You will have excellent time management and organisational skills, and you will be flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of line , managers, and stakeholders. You will be able to multitask. You will welcome delegates and assist with the co -ordination of activities during the event. Experience of using  event management systems, IT skills  , use of Excel , Word and data reporting software would be advantageous.

Interviews are expected to take place on 15th or 19th September 2022.

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.

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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