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Conference and Events Manager

CRASSH invites applications for a Conference and Events Manager to run the Centre's busy programme of conferences, lectures, and symposia associated with the Centre's various research programmes, mainly the Conference Programme and high-profile Visiting Professorship series. The upcoming programme includes a range of events from public lectures to intensive academic conferences on varied number of subjects.

The Conference Manager is responsible for overall co-ordination of the Conference programme and for the selection, delivery, marketing & publicity, budgetary management and reporting of the programme. Details of the events can be found on the CRASSH website.

The Conference Manager is a key member of the CRASSH support team. Successful applicants must demonstrate creativity, highly developed organisational skills and attention to detail, a flair for marketing, especially in the uses of social media, excellent oral and written communication skills and tact and diplomacy in working with a range of conference and event convenors and participants. Good computer skills (familiarity with Office applications), numeracy and the ability to manage budgets are also essential. A background in and/or enthusiasm for the arts, social sciences or humanities is an asset.

The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on Sunday 18 August 2019 and interviews are planned for Wednesday 28 August 2019.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact

For further particulars and a link to the online applications portal please click here.

Please quote reference VM19973 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.


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