Conference & Events Coordinator

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£21,227 – £21,863 per annum
08 Jun 2018
24 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our conference business is growing and we are recruiting for another member of staff to join our friendly and professional Conference & Events team.

Conference & Events Coordinator
Contract Type
: Permanent, full-time
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week
Starting Salary: £21,227 – £21,863 per annum
Based: Cambridge

The Conference & Events Office 
During term times, staff in the Conference & Events Office organise a variety of College functions, formal dinners, meetings and day conferences.  Out of term, the College also welcomes residential conference guests, who are an important part of our revenue, enabling the College to support our students and provide the best facilities.

About the Role 
Reporting to the Conference & Events Assistant Manager, the successful applicant will work with the conference and events team, coordinating all necessary administrative arrangements, from initial enquiry through to post-event feedback, to ensure all of our customers receive an efficient, professional and friendly service at all times, which exceeds their expectations. You’ll be part of a team that makes sure each of our customers feel special, and ensure they leave looking forward to their next visit.  This role offers an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in events management.

The Ideal Candidate 
We are looking someone with drive and enthusiasm, a critical eye for detail and the ability to cope with a fast-paced and challenging environment.  You will have excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate with people confidently and effectively on the telephone and face to face.  You’ll also be a team player, willing to assist other team members when necessary, with a ‘can do’ attitude.

Looking after you and your career 
We pride ourselves in investing in our staff, providing skills development through mentoring, on the job training and opportunities for professional development. We also reward high achievers through performance-based pay.

Our attractive benefits package also includes:

  • 33 days paid holiday per annum (including an allowance for bank holidays)
  • on-site parking
  • a free lunch in College when on duty
  • a contributory final salary pension scheme or NEST
  • subsidised contributory private health insurance
  • free healthcare cash plan
  • contractual sick pay
  • a range of family friendly benefits above statutory requirements
  • free use of the College gym.

So if you have the ambition to continuously deliver results with excellence, then come and join us, this is just the job for you!

Closing Date: The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 24 June 2018.


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the job description and application form. 

Selwyn College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. We’re proud of our diversity. We therefore welcome staff whatever their race, gender, sexuality, disability or religious belief, and we’re keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in our community.

No agencies please.