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Supporter Events Assistant (Full-Time)

Job title Supporter Events Assistant (Full-Time)

Department Advancement Office

Salary Starting from £25,138, rising to £28,759

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Monday 18 September 2023

Closing date Sunday 15 October 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference KW11000

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Are you looking for a creative opportunity to develop and deliver events with real impact?

Join the University of Bath's growing Advancement Office as our Supporter Events Assistant. You will play a key role in delivering a bespoke programme of events to engage alumni and supporters and connect individuals directly with our globally significant research. 

As the Supporter Events Assistant you will work closely with a range of colleagues to deliver high quality events. You will have the opportunity to lead on our Get Connected programme, through which recent graduates connect with other alumni for career inspiration. You will also lead on coordinating reunion events for different groups of alumni.

In return, we can offer you a friendly and supportive working environment with plenty of opportunity for development. 

About you

You will:

  • Have experience delivering events and be committed to providing our supporters with an excellent experience.
  • Demonstrate brilliant communication skills and the ability to work with stakeholders of differing levels.
  • Possess excellent organisational skills including the ability to time manage, work under pressure and respond to competing priorities. 
  • Have the ability to work autonomously and as an effective team member.
  • Previous experience in a marketing, higher education or fundraising setting is desirable, however, not essential.

For an informal discussion please contact Cassie Long on however please submit your application and CV through the university website. 

The Advancement Office

The department has recently been through some considerable changes, with significant investment in the team and a new senior leadership structure in place, making it an exciting time to join and be part of a new chapter in the University's philanthropic journey. 

This is a permanent, full time position working 36.5 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work will be required, for which time off in lieu will be granted.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.


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Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.