Events Manager

University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law Marketing and Communications Team

Grade 7, full time starting salary is normally in the range £29,799 to £38,832. With potential progression once in post to £41,212 a year.

This is an opportunity for an experienced Events Manager to organise a College programme of high-profile events. From major national and international conferences to VIP events, this job requires a tenacious, dynamic, highly organised individual with an eye for detail. 

Reporting to the Head of Marketing and Communications in the College of Arts and Law, the role will cover a wide variety of tasks, essential to organising large scale and high-profile events, and presenting the College at its very best to a variety of local, national and international audiences.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in event organisation/management, enabling them to deliver a wide programme of events based on agreed briefs and in line with College priorities. The post holder will promote a positive image of the College and its constituent schools, institutes and research centres to a wide range of stakeholders including conference delegates, the media, business and industry, funding councils, and the local community. The post holder will be required to use their judgement in solving problems and to work effectively with staff at all levels of seniority within the College and the University.

As a member of the College of Arts and Law Marketing and Communications Team, the Events Manager will also be responsible for production and delivery of internal communications for the College. The Events Manager will be expected to deputise for the Head of Marketing and Communications as required.

Informal enquiries should be directed to David Rice at

Closing date: 29/04/2018                    Reference: 44528

Interviews will be held week commencing 7th May.

To download the details and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below; please quote Job Reference in all enquiries. Alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000 or visit

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