Events Support Coordinator – 0371-23

Lancaster University

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£24,715 to £28,131

Closing Date:  

Monday 12 June 2023

Interview Date:  

Wednesday 28 June 2023



Lancaster University is among the best in the UK. We are in the top 20 in all 3 UK league tables as well as being highly ranked in international league tables such as the QS World Rankings.

As Events Support Coordinator, you will coordinate logistical elements of high-profile corporate and ceremonial events including the University’s graduation ceremonies and manage the administrative requirements of the Corporate and Ceremonial Events Team. 

You will liaise with external suppliers and internal stakeholders, monitor budgets, lead on the production of printed materials and administer the University’s bespoke ceremony management and registration system. You will work closely with data to evaluate service delivery, contribute to development work and maintain an engaging web presence for graduation activity. 

You will manage and respond to enquiries coming into the Team (face-to-face, telephone and email) from students, staff and guests and lead on communications for around 5,000 graduating students each academic year. You will also undertake logistical and administrative tasks to support the planning and delivery of corporate events, the cross-University Events Network and the University’s central Events Training. 

You will be an experienced administrator with excellent communication and IT skills, and the ability to work with, and interrogate, large data sets. As part of a team, you will have the ability to work effectively with colleagues and be able to work under your own initiative. You may also have experience of budget administration, content management systems or survey sites. 

You would join an energetic and impactful team that delivers a high-profile programme of events which promotes the University’s reputation and brand. 

If you would like further information and an opportunity to discuss the role, please contact Dr Anna Mackenzie, Head of Corporate and Ceremonial Events: [email protected]

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, all advertised roles are UK based.

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supports the individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance
of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster’ information page.

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celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in
higher education.

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community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression,
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