Date Added: 18 November 2020
: 23 November 2020
Job Title: Events Officer
Working For: Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
Salary: £28,000-£30,000 per annum, depending on experience
Reporting to the Head of Development and Events, who has overall responsibility for the Centre’s events programme, you will be responsible for the organization and implementation of a range of events, and assist in the development and implementation of improved operational systems within the Team and the Centre as a whole. CEPR’s conferences, workshops and dissemination meetings, taking place online, in hybrid format or physically once no longer affected by Covid-19, involve participants from widely dispersed institutions, who rely on the Centre’s efficient co-ordination and central administration to ensure the success of the meetings. At any one time, you will have to manage a considerable number of meetings at different stages of development, and so you will need to be skilled at multi-tasking.
- Providing administrative support for a number of specific conferences and workshops, as requested by the Head of Development and Events. This will involve liaison with academic and local organisers; preparation and circulation of invitations, programmes and papers; marketing events on various social media channels; arranging livestreaming and online video conferencing facilities; collating registrations; creating local information documents and online event guidelines; inputting information into our databases; collating travel details and rooming lists; and setting up/updating meeting websites
- Identifying suitable online events software including hybrid solutions; identifying suitable physical venues, accommodation and catering facilities; and negotiation of contracts with suppliers
- Checking/coding Expense claim forms; dealing with/generating invoices and keeping track of standalone event budgets as well as budgets that are part of larger projects run by CEPR’s projects team
In addition to the key tasks detailed above, the post holder will be expected to carry out ad hoc duties as specified by the Head of Development and Events, in order to achieve the objectives of the Events Team, and of the Centre as a whole.
This is a full time, permanent position.
The full job description, including the person specification can be found here:
Closing Date: 23 November 2020
Applications will be accepted until 5pm on the day of the deadline, however, they will be reviewed on a rolling basis priorly, with a view to start scheduling interviews prior to the closing date.
Applications should be made by submission of a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting "EO20-W4MP” in the subject line.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.