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  • £31,396 to £33,966 per annum, with potential progression once in post to £38,205 (Grade 6) GBP / Year

University of Birmingham

The starting salary for this full-time position is typically between £31,396 and £33,966, with the potential for progression to £38,205 once in the role. This position is classified as Grade 6.

Contract Type:
This is a fixed-term contract that will last until February 2025.

Job Description:
We are seeking an Events and International Officer to join our Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO) for the next year. In this role, you will be responsible for planning and executing innovative events for our alumni, donors, and volunteers, both in-person and online. From large-scale engagement events to personalized gatherings hosted by senior University staff, your focus will be on providing a high-quality and tailored experience for all attendees. In addition to our usual fundraising events, you will also play a key role in organizing events to bid farewell to our current Chancellor and welcome the incoming Chancellor, as well as preparing for the University’s 125th anniversary celebrations.

We are a supportive and ambitious office, committed to helping our team succeed. Alongside a busy schedule of events as part of our fundraising campaign, Birmingham In Action, you will receive a thorough induction and ongoing training from both the University and external experts.

We believe in the strength of diversity and its role in fostering innovation, exchange of ideas, and productive debate. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated.

We understand the importance of work-life balance for our employees and the overall success of the University. Depending on the role, we offer a range of flexible working arrangements and are open to discussions on this matter. Alongside these benefits, you will receive 40 days of paid holiday per year, a paid day for volunteering, occupational sick pay, and access to a pension scheme. Additionally, we have three subsidized day nurseries available.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience:
– A degree or equivalent qualifications is preferred. In the absence of equivalent qualifications, practical relevant experience in a similar role will be required.
– Extensive experience in planning and delivering complex events and event programs.
– The ability to think and plan strategically in both the short and long term.
– The ability to work independently, make decisions, and think creatively and strategically.

To learn more about this role, feel free to contact Emily Meadway at e.meadway@bham.ac.uk. To download the full job description and submit an electronic application, please click the ‘Apply’ button above.

Valuing Excellence, Sustaining Investment:
At the University of Birmingham, we value diversity and inclusion and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are open to discussing various forms of flexible working arrangements

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