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Events Co-ordinator

Are you customer focussed and excited about delivering an outstanding service to customers?  Do you have experience of working in a catering and events environment? Would you like to face different challenges every day? Do you want to join a team providing professional support to teams within the Facilities Directorate, students and external clients?

Residential Services provides accommodation for around 8,500 University of Leeds students in self-catered and catered sites, both on and off campus. We also provide facilities for meetings and conferences.  We are an innovative service with a clear vision to provide some of the country’s best student accommodation. 

Your role will be to co-ordinate and deliver events at all our residences working closely with a range of staff, managers and clients across Residential Services and other University departments. 

You will be responsible for assisting the Residential Services Management Team to deliver residential conference business on a day to day basis. You will be front of house and deliver consistently high standards of service to guests and delegates and ensure all departments are informed and kept up to date of their requirements. 

With experience of co-ordinating and delivering conferences and events, you will possess excellent customer service skills. You will also have excellent communication, organisational skills and experience of using Microsoft Office packages. 

You will be enthusiastic and proactive and have the ability to work independently on your own initiative as well as part of a team.

You will be based at Devonshire Halls Residence, but should be prepared to work at any of the other Residential Services’ sites as required.

The role will require a Basic Disclosure Check.  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Fiona Rushworth, Residence Manager - Residential Services
Tel: +44 (0) 113 275 1265

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Facilities Directorate
School/Institute:  Residential Services
Section:  Student Residences
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 4
Salary:  £19,612 to £22,417 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 14 February 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 March 2020
Reference:  FDRES1080
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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