Events Co-ordinator, Marketing Communications
Full Time, Fixed Term contract (12 months)
Salary: £24300 - £27300
What's it about
Cambridge International Examinations is looking for an Events Co-ordinator to join the Events Team, working in a busy and fast moving working environment. The Events Team delivers a worldwide programme of conferences, events and awards ceremonies to support the promotion and positioning of Cambridge International Examinations in a global market.
What you’ll be doing
Based in our Cambridge office, you will lead and co-ordinate on key event delivery areas, such as venue liaison, promotional activity and delegate management for three global, annual Cambridge Schools Conferences. Your work will positively contribute to the overall team delivery of each conference, ensuring conference specific objectives are achieved and that delegates have a positive, educational and engaging experience.
In addition to conference planning and execution you will also plan, project manage and co-ordinate a personal portfolio of key global events to the highest possible standard. All events will be delivered on time, to budget and in line with strategic and event specific objectives.
You will be required to manage the production and accurate delivery of Outstanding Cambridge Leaner Awards from the initial data extraction through to the distribution of Award winners certificates.
Actively contribute to the Events Team’s quality management system by owning, reviewing and updating core event process in line with ISO requirements. You will also provide accurate event reports for managers and key stakeholders, demonstrating the value delivered by each event and summarising staff and customer feedback.
What we’re looking for
Enthusiastic and self-motivated team player, who is flexible and able to work as part of a busy team. You will be well organised and able to keep to tight deadlines under pressure whilst taking full responsibility for and prioritising your own workload. You will have experience of managing workloads from multiple sources and experience of cross team working, ideally gained in events or marketing environment. Experience of co-ordinating conferences and exhibitions is also preferable.
You should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be methodical, accurate and have an eye for detail. You should have good PC skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel. Applicants should be degree educated or equivalent and have a good general education (5 GCSEs at grade A*-C, or equivalent, including Maths and English). An additional qualification in events management or marketing is desirable.
Who we are
Cambridge International Examinations prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. Our international qualifications are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career. As a not-for-profit organisation, we devote our resources to delivering high-quality educational programmes that can unlock learners’ potential.
• Generous contributory pension
• 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
• Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme
• Employee discount and cash back scheme at 1,200 retailers
• Cycle scheme
• Subsidised canteens
• Support for professional qualifications
This role can be classed as a secondment opportunity for internal candidates with approval from your line manager.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 29 March 2017 and face-to-face interviews will be held on 10 April 2017.
To find out more about this role please view the job description or to apply, please upload your covering letter and CV.
As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.
Cambridge Assessment is an equal opportunities employer