Institution: University of Leeds
United Kingdom
Description :

Are you skilled and experienced in planning and running high-quality events both in-person and on-line? Are you excited by the prospect of developing an events programme which engages and informs our diverse UK and international alumni community?

As a member of our events team you will plan and deliver alumni and supporter engagement events which support the Advancement Team and University objectives. You will develop and co-ordinate a wide variety of events from traditional in-person receptions to online and hybrid talks, lectures and multi-activity events which profile the University’s research and achievements and engage and cultivate our community.

You will need excellent organisational and project management skills, have the ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks on a daily basis and the confidence and experience to innovate and introduce new ideas, formats and digital technologies to our events programme.

The University of Leeds is one of the top 100 universities in the world. We have a global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe. 

The Advancement Team engages with one of the largest alumni communities in UK higher education, with more than 300,000 graduates around the world. We help alumni stay connected with the University to become supporters, advocators, ambassadors and influencers who can create and develop opportunities for students and graduates, and further the University’s global reputation. We are entering an exciting phase of growth in the team to enable us to play our part in delivering the University’s ambitious new strategy through enhanced engagement with our global alumni and supporter community.

As a team, we have a strong, shared commitment to our mission and vision. What we do matters, and this sense of purpose enables us to thrive. You can read more about the Advancement team here.

What we offer in return

•    25 days holiday plus 15.5 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s over 40 days a year!

•    Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.

•    Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.

•    Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!  

If you are looking for a role where you can play a part in developing strategy, supporting growth and change, and enabling projects that will ultimately have a major impact on the world we live in, then apply today.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Emma McKeown, Engagement Manager (Events and Programmes)  



Phil Steel, Head of Alumni and Supporter Engagement 


Interviews will take place on the University campus on Tuesday 19 July and Thursday 21 July.

Closing Date: 10 Jul 2022

Section: Administrative and Clerical Support

Salary: £23,487 to £27,116 p.a.

Disclaimer : We aim to provide correct and reliable information about upcoming events, but cannot accept responsibility for the text of announcements or for the bona fides of event organizers. Please feel free to contact us if you notice incorrect or misleading information and we will attempt to correct it.