Public Affairs Directorate, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford
Please note, this vacancy is for internal applicants only.
The Oxford Events team has had an exciting year, working with a new Vice- Chancellor and an increase in staff engagement and event enthusiasm. The 2024 programme of events includes a broad range of in-person and hybrid events, high-calibre lectures and debates, a University-wide VC Awards ceremony and showcase, VIP visits and a suite of ceremonial events.
We are seeking a highly experienced event management professional with a proven track record of delivering successful events, to join our small, friendly team. Ideally the post-holder would start at the beginning of July 2024.
Reporting to the Head of Events (a job-share), you will have responsibility for the strategic input, planning and project management of a range of major events, including in person, hybrid and online, running concurrently, which are critical to the University's reputation and operations.
A key element of this role is to input into ways of communicating major University initiatives and strategic priorities, to shape and promote ongoing debate. Senior Events Managers also serve as the expert authority on event management and offer advice and training to the wider University. This part of the role has grown in importance with the development of new forms of online and hybrid events in recent years.
You will have strong communication skills , adept at conveying key information to all University members of all levels of seniority. You will bring an insight-led approach to advising seniors and will have well-developed interpersonal and advocacy skills, employing tact, discretion and diplomacy.
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, we'd love to see your application. Applications should be made online; please submit a CV and cover letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria as part of your application.
For a informal discussion about the role, please contact Lisa Seddon and Susannah Sheffield on 01865 280662.
The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 26 February 2024.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 14 March.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity
Contact Person : Meraj Huda Vacancy ID : 171133 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 26-Feb-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 45585 - 54395