Events Operations Manager

University of York
December 08, 2022
Offerd Salary:£28,611
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Events Operations Manager


York Commercial Ltd


£28,611.39 per annum


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  • Role Description

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Event Operations Manager to join us at York Conferences, based at the University of York. You will be responsible for overseeing the operations of all conferences and events, while maintaining your own portfolio of bookings from repeat clients. You should have a sound understanding of the relationship between all service providers, the success of which will be demonstrated through repeat business and positive feedback.

    The successful applicant should be educated to degree level or equivalent and have an in-depth knowledge of the conference and events industry. Experience of staff supervision and management is also essential.

    The hours of work are 37 per week. Due to the nature of the role, additional hours may be required on occasion to meet the needs of the business, but this can be taken back at a later date. A flexible shift pattern between the core hours of 7:30am-5:00pm will apply. The starting salary offered is £28,611.39 per annum.

    Why should you apply?

  • We offer 38 annual leave days (pro-rated), includes the public and bank holidays, and closure days on Christmas and New Year period
  • Car parking on premises is available and subject to competitive monthly fees
  • We provide 10% discount at on-campus catering outlets and Nisa retail shops (T&Cs apply)
  • We offer discounted postage services (National and International)
  • We provide concession rates to use York winning sports facilities, York Sports Village and York Sports Centre
  • We offer competitive rates at Campus Nursery and Cycle to Work Schemes
  • We offer discounted rates on local retailers and services that are exclusive to YCL
  • Closing Date: midnight on 8 December 2022

    Anticipated interview date: 14, 15, 16 December 2022

    Anticipated start date: 30 January 2023

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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