Events Officer Ref: 4707

School/department: Division of Student Experience, Careers and Employability Centre
Hours: Full-time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). 
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months 
Salary: Starting at £30,046 to £33,797 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Placed on: 17 November 2020
Closing date:  30 November 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 11 December 2020
Expected start date: As soon as possible.

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the University.  

The Events Officer will be a key member of the Careers and Employability Centre (CEC) Employer Engagement Team, coordinating and developing a varied and informative employability events programme that includes our flagship Careers Fair. 

The role holder will engage with employers, staff and students to deliver on the University’s world readiness and employability strategic objectives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the events team with the aim of delivering high quality employability activities as part of a central and academic schools programme
  • Work closely with CEC colleagues to achieve the University’s world readiness and employability strategic objectives
  • Oversee and deliver all administration, systems management and reporting of the CEC events programme
  • Develop and maintain networks with key stakeholders 

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Download job description and person specification Ref 4707 [PDF 164.95KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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