About the Blavatnik School of Government
Our vision is of a world better led, a world better served and a world better governed. We are a global school committed to improving the quality of government and public policymaking worldwide, through three routes: teaching current and future leaders; generating research with impact; and engaging with governments and practitioners.
What we offer
The School is a collaborative, friendly, and dynamic department based in an award-winning building in Oxford. We host regular events and talks with well-known guest speakers – all of which are open to staff. On the social side, we have regular coffee/cake mornings for staff, a family-friendly Halloween event, and Christmas and summer parties.
As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:
- An excellent contributory pension scheme
- 38 days’ annual leave
- Family leave schemes and a comprehensive range of childcare services
- Cycle loan scheme and discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
- Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
- Opportunities for remote working.
More information about working at the School can be found on our jobs page
About the Role
We are seeking an Events & Digital Assistant to join our External Relations team. This is an outstanding opportunity if you are building a career in event management, communications or other elements of external relations and want to be in a fast-paced and high-profile environment, working with some of the world’s smartest thinkers and helping host global leaders.
You will work as part of the External Relations team across many of its functions, including events, web and other digital communications, print publications, and internal communications.
You will also undertake day-to-day administrative tasks, so willingness and diligence in the face of routine duties is critical.
The contract is fixed-term for two years.
You will possess experience of fast-moving and demanding environments and be comfortable adjusting plans and approaches to accommodate new opportunities and respond to events.
You will have excellent interpersonal skills and all-round communication and writing skills along with strong accuracy, organisation and attention to detail.
Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, the basic principles of web accessibility best practice and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, especially MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel is essential.
The closing date for applications is 20 February 2023.
Interviews will take place during week commencing 27 February 2023 and will be online.