University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Events Coordinator

United Kingdom

Closing in 17 days

Events Coordinator

The Strategic Partnerships Office (SPO) seeks an organised and enthusiastic person to provide a central events and visits service to support the development of strategic partnerships.

The SPO supports the University of Cambridge's partnerships with businesses and universities around the world. We work with the University's Schools, Faculties and Departments to create, identify and share opportunities for strategic collaboration across all disciplines and countries. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, busy team and be part of a positive working environment. The team currently works in a hybrid way with one core office day each week.

The role is primarily to support the activity of the Public International Partnerships team and will be based in the Operations team. The role holder will organise a wide variety of events, including meetings, conferences, seminars and visits. The role holder will work closely with partnership managers to deliver high quality events to a specified brief, as well as liaising with colleagues from other areas of the University on complex events and visits. The role holder will help with the coordination of incoming and outgoing visits, working with the Vice Chancellor's Office , Pro Vice Chancellors and academic colleagues where relevant to institutional partnership work or key diplomatic engagement.

In addition, the role holder will develop systems and documentation to support successful events across the wider Strategic Partnerships Office, as well as creating communications and materials to support event delivery. The role holder will also create reporting on events and finances.

We are looking for someone who has experience of events management, excellent communication skills and a proactive approach. The post holder will be required to work some evenings and weekends, for which TOIL will be given. Some travel may be required.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time working or other flexible working arrangements.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time working or other flexible working arrangements.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to [email protected]

Closing date for Applications is Sunday 22 October 2023.

Interviews will be held in the week beginning 31 October 2023.

Please quote reference AK38433 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • SPO events coordinator
  • Department/Location

    Strategic Partnerships Office, Old Schools






    Assistant staff


    15 September 2023

    Closing date

    22 October 2023

    Job details


    Events Coordinator


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    September 16, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 22, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics

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