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Events Assistant

Marketing & Comms

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £22,494 to £25,298 per annum + benefits
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Tuesday 31 January 2017
Closing Date:  Monday 20 February 2017
Interview Date:  Tuesday 28 February 2017
Reference:  007217

In recent years, Surrey has established itself as a top-ten university in major national university league table rankings. We have also been named both 'University of the Year' and 'University of the Year for Student Experience' in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. The University is proud of all that it has achieved in recent years and is keen to share its successes, discoveries and aspirations through a programme of high quality events for a range of important audiences.

An opportunity has arisen for a full-time appointment in the Recruitment & Admissions Directorate, working within the UK/EU Student Recruitment team.

We are looking for an experienced events administrator to help the University meet its recruitment and admissions targets for UK/EU students by assisting with the delivery of a number of recruitment events.

Reporting directly to the Recruitment Events Officer and under the overall direction of the Head of UK/EU Student Recruitment, the post holder will be responsible for the delivery and organisation of key strategic events with a direct impact on applications and enrolments to the University, such as the Open Days, Applicant Days, Surrey UCAS Convention and the Annual Teachers’ Conference.

The post holder will also be heavily involved in the student ambassador scheme and the weekly campus tours, and may be required to lend support on central events such as Graduation.

With experience in a customer services role and a strong understanding of what is required to run successful events from concept to completion, the successful candidate will preferably have some experience of the Higher Education sector. They will also understand the need to be flexible, with extensive weekend/evening work required as directed by the Head of UK/EU Student Recruitment.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes generous salary package, award-winning pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renown Surrey Sports Park.

If you have the skills and experience that this role deserves, we would love to hear from you. If you would like to discuss this role informally, please contact: Lizzie Burrows Head of UK/EU Student Recruitment at

Please apply online.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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