Events Coordinator

  • Higher Education
  • Temporary
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Salary GBP £16 p/h /
  • Job Vacancies 1 opening
  • Job level Assistant

Job Description

Events Coordinator

London University, 12 week temp role, £16.83 p/h, plus holiday pay. 35 hours per week.

Our client, a leading London University, is recruiting for an enthusiastic and committed Events Coordinator to join their London based team. This is a 12 week ‘hands on’ temp role to support and coordinate the delivery of commercial event hires i.e. conferences, meetings, exams, performances etc. and is to start asap.

The main duties of the role the Events Coordinator role are:

• Undertake Duty Management of events as part of a rota.
• Receive enquiries via email, phone and in person delivering exemplary customer service at all times.
• Plan, co-ordinate and deliver events across both campuses.
• Ensure correct event management paperwork is completed in a thorough and timely manner.
• Deal with purchase orders, invoices and other financial paperwork as required.
• Supervise and direct teams of casual events and hospitality staff
• Coordinate services and activities required to set up events.
• Liaise with third party suppliers inc. Audio Visual & catering Financial management of events, including requesting purchase orders and balancing event costs.
• Event reporting Liaise with & coordinate other Estates teams including porters, cleaning, security, IT and front of house.
• Support the department in all areas of its operation.
• Work flexibly across a seven day operation when required, including unsociable hours (time in lieu for any additional hours worked)

Key experience required :

• Working in an events based environment, handling logistics.
• Experience of commercial event sales.
• Delivering conferences and other commercial event hire.
• Managing client relationships and delivering excellent customer service.
• Working in a hospitality or event environment Duty management experience.
• Working with students or similar groups.
• Supervising a team of casual staff Stock ordering and management IOSH trained/experience.
• Event Management qualification or relevant degree, or equivalent experience.

You will be expected to exemplify and promote the values of the University, working cooperatively with colleagues, and carry out all duties in accordance with the University’s Equality and Diversity / Harassment Policy.

Due to the large number of applications that we receive, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted Val Wade Recruitment are actively looking for applicants from underrepresented communities and pride ourselves as an equal opportunities’ employer and agency.

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