Events Coordinator


Operations and External Affairs
UAL - High Holborn
Full time
Academic Enterprise

25 October 2018 23:55

£28,839 - £35,025 per annum

To support the Business Development Manager to deliver key elements of UAL Awarding Body’s marketing and communications plan. Specifically, the Events Co-ordinator will lead on the planning, coordination, delivery and evaluation of the annual cycle of UAL Awarding Body events, conferences, workshops, groups and exhibitions. This will include the annual programme of quality and operations training events.

To provide an outstanding level of internal and external customer service, ensuring that the annual events programme supports and promotes UAL Awarding Body’s aims and objectives and is recognised by our customers as a key component of the UAL Awarding Body experience.

The role demands exceptional organisational skills, a strong eye for detail and a clear focus on customer service and the customer experience.

The University of the Arts London is recognised around the world as a leading institution for teaching and research in arts, design, fashion, communication, and the performing arts.

This post is part of the cross-UAL Department of Academic Enterprise (AE) which aims to increase the amount of income and surplus generated by the University from non-core teaching and research activities. Academic Enterprise not only integrates and bolsters a wide range of business and client-facing work across the University, but also develops new products and services for new and existing markets. Academic Enterprise is a successful and growing department with an anticipated combined turnover of £32m in 2017/18, from both B2B and B2C activities. There are approximately 195 staff and 650 hourly paid tutors working in Academic Enterprise operations in all UAL’s Colleges as well as central university services. Each year, around 70,000 students study on short courses or qualifications offered by AE business units.

  • Plan, administrate, organise, deliver and evaluate an annual programme of conferences, exhibitions, showcases, teacher CPD and other large and small scale events.
  • Attend and manage the delivery of events on the day.
  • Co-ordinate the successful delivery of UAL Awarding Body’s annual student exhibition, including managing relationships with the venue, curator, freelancers and logistical companies.
  • To provide an exceptional level of customer service, dealing with multiple and detailed queries from internal and external customers by email, telephone and face to face contact.
At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.