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Conference & Events Manager

University Conferences

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £33,348 to £36,333 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Friday 16 June 2023
Interview Date:  Wednesday 28 June 2023
Reference:  EHA0875-0523

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone. 

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Conference & Events Manager to join the Conference & Events team. Reporting to the Catering & Events Manager, you will lead and manage the Conference and Events team with responsibility for the development, organisation, and delivery of high quality, high impact university-wide events which play a crucial role in supporting the recruitment and retention of students and increasing the profile of the university.

You will build highly effective, positive, and professional working relationships with colleagues across the University to understand requirements and to support the development of an annual calendar of events, aligned to the student journey.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact: David Grime, Catering & Events Manager at   

About You

As Conference & Events Manager, you will:

  • Be highly motived with significant management experience and be able to effectively influence others.
  • Make independent decisions and be responsible for developing the team in your management capacity.
  • Have experience in budget monitoring and financial management including profit and loss accounts.
  • Have extensive experience planning and delivering successful large-scale events ensuring strict adherence to risk management and health & safety principles.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

  • A minimum of 38 days annual leave per annum, (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more.
  • A wide range of development programmes to enhance your career.
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment.
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 17.8%

For more information on our rewards and benefits click here.

About Us 

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

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