Application deadline: Mon 21 Oct 2019 10:00
Edinburgh University Students' Association is looking to recruit Conference and Events Manager to join our Business Development team.
Salary: £28,500 to £31,500.per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Annual Leave: 35 days per year
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months
This role offers the successful candidate an amazing opportunity to be part of one of the largest Students’ Unions in the UK and help transform our commercial services for the benefit of our members. In addition, the role will play a key part in the delivery of the largest arts festival in the world the Edinburgh Fringe. Download our strategic plan and candidate pack to find out more about us!
We are seeking to improve our trading operations, customer care and increase income generation. We want to develop and diversify the commercial business to increase sustainability through food and beverage outlets, hospitality, entertainments and events.
To lead and drive our conferencing and external events business, driving income generation and a strong reputation. The Conference and Events Manager will help to establish the Students’ Association as an excellent provider of facilities and catering for external bookings including business to business, weddings, conferences and other events/ celebrations.
The role will be responsible for ensuring operational delivery for all events are to the highest standard. This role will also oversee our support for student groups that are running events within the Students’ Association – ensuring they receive a professional service and that student activities are valued and effective.
An enthusiastic, positive and extremely competent manager with demonstrable experience of building high impact commercial partnerships. A person with very high expectations of themselves and others, with a passion for detail and the ability to maintain delivery at a consistently high standard.
For further details, please download our full job description and person specification
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The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 21 October
Interviews will be held week commencing 28 October
Further information will be sent to shortlisted candidates.