Events and External Communications Coordinator
London Stewart House

Job reference: 001202

Location: London Stewart House

Closing date: 17/10/2018

Salary: starting from £29,228 per annum

Employment type: Open ended

Department: University of London - Worldwide

Sub-Department: Events

Hours per week: 35 hours per week


The University of London Worldwide are now seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated individual to join the Executive office as an Events and External Communications Coordinator. This is a full time, permanent position. 

The University of London

The University of London is one of the oldest and largest universities in the UK – and the most diverse. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University is recognised globally as a world leader in Higher Education. We are a federal institution consisting of 18 self-governing Colleges of outstanding reputation and a number of acclaimed central academic bodies. The University of London offers almost every subject covered in any University curriculum, delivering huge flexibility and choice to its students.

The University of London Worldwide

The University of London Worldwide collaborates with 11 Colleges of the University of London to offer flexible and distance learning programmes worldwide.  These are delivered through the University of London Worldwide Programmes. 

Since its formation in 1858 the University of London Worldwide Programmes has enriched the lives of thousands of students across the globe. It has become a global leader in distance and flexible study. The University of London Worldwide now has over 50,000 students and 100,000 alumni in more than 180 countries. Its alumni base is global and significant, including seven Nobel Prize winners.

External Relations, Media and Public Relations Team 

The team covers an exciting array of areas for the Worldwide Executive Office; this includes delivering events such as graduation ceremonies for the International Programmes, as well as some of the University of London's Colleges; the team also produce copy for publications produced by external stakeholders and focus on reputation building through internal and external communications including media relations. 

The Role

The primary focus of this role will be to assist the Head of External Relations, Media and PR in delivering on key corporate events, including three graduation ceremonies, the largest of which attracts more than 3,000 people in London.  The post holder will be responsible for liaising with suppliers and stakeholders to ensure that all events run smoothly and achieve the set objectives.

The post holder will also be expected to assist with a number of other communication related tasks in a fast paced environment, such as producing materials for external communication, researching and writing copy to an excellent standard, as well as researching photos and videos to support the profile raising output of the team.

For further information on the opportunity and person specification, please download the job description below.

Further information

In order to be considered for this opportunity, please submit an application before the closing date at midnight on Wednesday, 17th October 2018. 

Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 22nd October 2018, and candidates are advised to have availability during this time.

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