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Events Officer

Queen Mary University of London - Marketing and Communications Directorate

Location: London
Salary: £27,742 to £28,498 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st September 2021
Closes: 26th September 2021
Job Ref: QMUL25820

About the Role

Picture a job that blends public service with a commercial mindset, where you work with the brightest minds to create a future we can all be proud of.

We are recruiting to the role of Events Officer, which is responsible for delivering Queen Mary’s events and ceremonies and for supporting the management of the most high-profile events, including Graduations, Open Days and Public Lectures.

About You

We are looking for an individual with good communication and people skills who has a passion for impactful marketing and communications who wants to make a difference.

About the Department

The Marketing and Communications Directorate is responsible for raising the awareness and reputation of Queen Mary among its target audiences, and for increasing the quality and quantity of Queen Mary applicants..

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based between our flexible working space in Whitechapel and our Mile End Campus in London. The post allows flexible working with expectations that 3 days a week are worked on site (with flexibility around peak periods.) It is full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date as soon as possible. The starting salary will be Grade 3, in the range of £27,742 - £28,498 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Beth Prescott at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button above.

The closing date for applications is 26th September 2021

Interviews are expected to be held Friday 17 September or shortly thereafter.

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