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Event Co-ordinator

HCS Office Admin

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £24,871 to £27,116 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 29 September 2022
Reference:  067122

We are currently seeking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Event Coordinator to join the fast paced conference department at the University of Surrey.

The University of Surrey’s conference team delivers over 300 events a year ranging from small internal meetings to large academic conferences and exhibitions. The ideal candidate will be strong communicator with excellent customer services skills.

The responsibilities will include managing busy event diary for both internal and external bookings. Exploring opportunities to maximise commercial income by selling lecture rooms and student residences during non-term time and purpose built conference facilities year round. The post holder will work closely with the Events Manager to build client relationships and assist with sales activity to  increase revenue and achieve departmental budgets. 

To successfully fill this role you will be organised with exceptional attention to detail. You will also have excellent time management and administrative skills and be a self-starter, passionate about exceeding results.

The successful candidate can expect to receive:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus University closure days and bank holidays
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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