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Events & Operations Coordinator

£27929 - £33314 per annum
Closing date
3 Jan 2023

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PR & Media
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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title: Events & Operations Coordinator

Location: Chelmsford

Salary: £27,929 - £33,314 per year.

Job type: Permanent, Full time.

Closing Date: Tuesday 3rd January 2023.

We are ranked in the world's top 350 institutions in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and we are a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. Our research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world-leading. In 2021, we were awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for our world-leading music therapy work.

The Role:

Our Arive Innovations Hubs support early-stage companies in the areas of health, performance and wellbeing (HPW), aligning with ARU's expertise within the Medical Technology Research Institute, the School of Medicine and extensive capabilities in HPW.

Our Arise Innovation Hubs, located in Chelmsford and Harlow, benefit from strong links to the wider HPW ecosystem connecting into Clinical Commissioning Groups, Hospital Trusts, Public Health England, and the UK Innovation Corridor.

You will be responsible for coordinating the operations across both Arise Innovation hubs to deliver high quality facilities and administrative services to our occupants. Taking particular responsibility for the oversight of events delivery, both within the hubs and our attendance at external national meetings. Including the logistics, catering and production of promotional materials, with the support of the central ARU teams.

We are seeking an exceptional individual to join the team with experience and qualifications in operations and events management. You will support the day to day running and development of both hubs and our interaction with the local business community. The post would suit an individual who enjoys a lively environment and engagement with both small business and academic researchers. You will be engaging and a great communicator working with a variety of people building trusted relationships. We are looking for an individual with knowledge of the life science and /or innovation sectors, a degree or professional qualification in a scientific discipline or business management and experience of event management and working in customer facing roles.


We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page on our website for full details.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.

We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Please note - We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

*It is expected that interviews will take place mid-January 2023.

Please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to our website where you can find out more about this opportunity.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Operations Coordinator, Innovation Hub Coordinator, Events Manager, Operations Manager, Events Manager, Conference Coordinator, Venue Operations, Events Coordinator, Operations Assistant, Coordination, Conference Organiser, Events Management may also be considered for this role.


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