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Alumni Engagement & Events Coordinator

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Location: South Kensington Campus

Contract type: Full time and open ended

About us

Imperial College London is a science-based university with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Consistently rated amongst the world’s best universities, Imperial is committed to developing the next generation of researchers, scientists and academics through collaboration across disciplines.

The Advancement Division brings together Fundraising, Events and the Alumni Relations Office. Advancement raises funds for scholarships, academic positions, research centres and capital projects, securing private financial support from those who are committed to our academic mission and building Imperial’s global reputation; delivers a strong engagement programme for alumni; delivers an institutional events programme.

Would you like to join an award winning alumni relations team which just loves designing and delivering outstanding alumni engagement programming? Alumni have a crucial role to play in supporting the College’s long-term success, and can benefit themselves from a global, vibrant alumni community supported by services, activities, events and communications as well as from the strong reputation of the College. Our portfolio of events is an integral part of our alumni engagement strategy. Delivered both in person and online, our alumni events provide diverse opportunities for alumni to connect with each other and with the College, in support of their professional and affinity connections, and intellectual development.

Job Summary

We are looking for an Engagement and Events Coordinator to join our team and provide support for the design and delivery of the events and alumni engagement programmes, and wider programmes and activities within the Alumni Relations Office.

Based at the South Kensington campus, you will support the delivery on and off-site in person and online events, overseeing logistical and practical arrangements and ensuring consistently high standards. You will report to the Senior Alumni Events Officer, and also work closely with the Alumni Engagement Officer and the Alumni Volunteer Officer, as well as relevant internal stakeholders at the College.

Duties and responsibilities

You will have proven experience of supporting a variety of events, of managing their own workload effectively and of responding collaboratively and flexibly to opportunities and challenges as they arise. Project management, strong attention to detail, organisational, problem-solving and community engagement skills are vital for this role, as is a strong customer focus. Prior experience of alumni relations and volunteer management is highly desirable.

For the right candidate, this role presents an excellent opportunity to develop event management and alumni engagement skills in an important and fast-growing area of Imperial College London.

Some reasons why you might want us!

  • We work directly with inspiring alumni whose work and ideas in diverse areas transform the world for the better.
  • To deliver our events/programme we work with staff across various departments and Institutes within the College, which creates extra opportunities for learning/exchange of experience
  • We like to take opportunities to upskill and learn from each other – we are a highly professional and collaborative team, and we are also fun to be around!

Further Information

Full details of this role can be found on the Job Description.

Candidates must apply online via our College Careers website. CVs only will not be accepted.

Should you have any queries please contact: Tekla Kosa [email protected]

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