Venue Coordinators

Posted 7 March by AQA Education Featured

£9.92 - £12.08 per hour

March - July 2018

Location: Manchester

AQA, the UK’s largest provider of academic qualifications, is currently looking for temporary Team Leaders and Venue Coordinators with experience of planning and managing events for a large population of delegates and customers.

We’re an educational charity and the leading provider of GCSE and A-level qualifications. We also offer a range of support services to teachers and students. Each year we work with around 30,000 examiners and moderators who help us to assess the work of students.

This role will involve planning and delivering events to support the preparation and training of this remote workforce. To achieve this you will need to work closely with colleagues and with our senior examiners and moderators, building strong relationships with both internal and external customers.

Based within our multi-site preparation team in Manchester, you will have the opportunity to travel between our Manchester office and third party venues.

You will be responsible for the smooth operational planning and delivery of events at our various locations. You will train and manage a large seasonal workforce specifically recruited to ensure we provide best-in-industry preparation to mark and moderate.

We're also looking for candidates who have:

  • Experience of managing events or training courses
  • Infectious enthusiasm for delivering great events and training
  • Strong leadership/management skills
  • Great stakeholder and relationship management skills
  • Exceptional planning and organisational skills
  • A quick learner with the ability and interest in understanding our business
  • Strong IT skills, proficient in MS Office and database systems

Successful applicants will work between 35-45 hours per week on a flexible basis including some evening and weekend working. Weekend working will be on a rota basis during busy periods. We’ll try to accommodate individual needs where possible.

To apply, please visit our website and complete an application form. If your details are already on our database you do not need to apply as you will already be considered.

Successful candidates will be invited to attend face to face interviews in our Manchester office.

Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Event Management
  • Events
  • Management
  • Venue Management

Reference: 34628586

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