Events Officer

£23,164 - £25,298 depending on experience plus 12.5% employer pension contribution
08 Jun 2018
04 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The UK sustainability alliance of universities and colleges, the EAUC, has a unique opportunity for an exceptional person. Are you that person?

About you in your new role:

You are the inspiration and drive behind our events. And you’re going to thrive in our small but dynamic organisation.

You will be instrumental in the design and delivery of our event and training programme, including our ambitious Annual Conference, so your outstanding event management experience will be invaluable. You will have excellent communication skills across a variety of platforms to ensure all our event communication are clear and valued. With excellent people and relationship skills, you’ll be capable of engaging with a very wide range of stakeholders.

You will be instrumental in helping us to implement our new strategy to make sustainability just good business. You will be working across both Scotland specific events and conferences as well as UK and Ireland wide events.

This position is flexible in location – it either can be home-based or based at our Cheltenham or Edinburgh offices. Therefore you will have proven excellent remote communication skills as well as an ability to work remotely and have experience in developing strong relationships remotely.

About us:

We are a not-for-profit, member based charity, run by members for members. From starting out as a voluntary organisation in 1996, we have grown to represent over 2 million students and nearly 400,000 staff with a spending budget of over £25 billion. We help leaders, academics and other professionals to drive sustainability to the heart of their post-16 education institutions in the UK and internationally. We will commit to giving you lots of responsibility to develop your ideas and get things done. You will have the opportunity to develop and shape our membership and communications. You will be rewarded with involvement in a dynamic charity, generous holidays and a 12.5% employer pension contribution.

The EAUC is an independent registered charitable company based at the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham and Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. 

To apply:

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Please provide your CV AND a covering letter supporting your application that directly relates to these 2 questions:

  1. Please explain what event management experience you have that is relevant for this role as per the person specification in no more than 400 words
  2. Please explain what experience you have working remotely that is relevant for this role as per the person specification in no more than 400 words

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Applications that do not fulfil the application process will not be considered.

Closing date: Wednesday 4 July 2018 at Noon

Interviews will be held on 18 and 19 July 2018 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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