You will have proven experience of organising events of various sizes for a number of different audiences and promoting events through a variety of means to target audiences. The ability to communicate and influence a range of individuals at all levels is essential as well as the confidence to regularly liaise with high profile external partners, feeding back findings to the wider Corporate Communications team. The ability to lead the project management of events and work with colleagues and students on a variety of tasks related to events will quickly make you an invaluable member of our team.
About the Role
The Corporate Communications team delivers an ambitious programme of events to continually enhance the visibility of the University. This role is key to the effective organisation and promotion of the events and related activities and offers an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to demonstrate their abilities.
We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.
From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award-winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like ‘Presenting with Impact’ or ‘Preparing for Your Future’ you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, benefit from discounted membership to our state of the art sport and leisure facilities and so much more.
This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.
We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home. Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.
The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.
The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.
Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.
Job share, Fixed term to: 31/5/2020
Hours per week: 14.5
Work Pattern: Monday, Tuesday