We currently have one vacancy:

CSAE Events Officer

Contract: Full time, fixed term for 2 years (in the first instance)
Salary: Grade 5: £26,341 - £31,406 per annum
Deadline: 15 February 2022 (12 noon GMT)
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The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) is seeking to recruit an Events and Alumni Officer to join their busy team as soon as possible, candidates should be available to start immediately or as soon as possible.

The CSAE Events Officer will play a key role in the organisation of the Centre’s four main annual events, research programme related workshops and meetings, as well as two vibrant weekly seminar series. The postholder will be responsible for implementing the CSAE’s alumni engagement strategy, updating and maintaining the CSAE alumni database. The postholder will also be responsible for the administration of the CSAE Visitor and Recognised Students schemes and any travel and fieldwork arrangements for staff and students.

This is a varied and interesting role in an internationally diverse environment. The postholder will report directly to the CSAE Administrator and work closely with the CSAE Communications Officer.

To be successful in this role you will have strong administrative skills; experience of delivering excellent customer services preferably in events management within the higher education sector; and the ability to work independently in a fast changing environment. Good IT, communication, and budgeting skills are essential. Applicants should be able to, with notice, work flexible hours on occasion including evenings and weekends during events period.

Experience of working with event management software, database management, and an interest in different cultures would be desirable.

This post is externally funded and is fixed term initially for a period of two years. Please refer to the further particulars for further details about the role and for details/guidance on how to apply:

The closing date is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 15th February 2022. It is expected that interviews will be held virtually soon after.