Events Manager Visa Sponsorship Uk

May 23, 2024
£32.3 - £36.0 / year

Job Description


Job Details:


Event Manager

Job Purpose

To oversee the design and execution of events within Careers, Employability, and Opportunity, allowing students to interact with a varied range of employers, groups, and alumni. The events programme will include new formats and activities that foster meaningful relationships and interactions, with the goal of improving the student experience and preparing students for their future employment.

Main Duties

1. Oversee the design and execution of current events such as recruitment fairs, networking events, sector insight days, and industry weeks, while also establishing new and unique events filled with creativity to ensure engaging experiences.

2. Work with the Academic Partnerships Team and the Employer Engagement Manager to create College/School-specific activities that promote employability.

3. Develop complete event timetables and marketing plans for both online and offline events, geared to efficiently boost student involvement and engagement while maintaining exceptional customer service.

4. Collaborate with the Employer Engagement Manager to broaden and diversify the organisations, academic departments, alumni, and people involved.

During our events.

5. Oversee all technical aspects of events, such as booking processes, catering arrangements, and technology, to guarantee smooth execution and a great experience for attendees.

6. Ensure that all necessary health and safety procedures, rules, and legislation are followed, including risk assessments.

7. Proactively find and establish new sponsorship partnerships, oversee financial record-keeping for events, particularly those with fees, and ensure accuracy throughout the event delivery process.

8. Monitor and assess event feedback, and prepare reports to help with internal reporting by analysing data and making recommendations for future events.

9. Collaborate with other members of the Careers, Employability, and Opportunity team to deliver the aforementioned tasks, as well as any other relevant and suitable duties assigned by the Lead Event Manager or Head of Employer Engagement.


Knowledge, Skill, and Experience

Knowledge and Qualifications


A1 Either: the capacity to demonstrate the competencies required to perform the tasks of this level of post, having gained the relevant knowledge and abilities through personal development and advancement in a related role(s). Or: Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 8 (Scottish Vocational Qualification level 4, Higher National Diploma) or equivalent, with personal development experience in a similar job.

A2 Understanding of the graduate labour market and concerns concerning student employability.

A3 Working knowledge of event management software.


B1 Knowledge of Target Connect.



C1 Demonstrates excellent organising and planning skills, as well as the ability to work independently, operate under pressure, prioritise one’s own task, and meet tight deadlines.

C2 Use effective verbal and writing communication, negotiating, and influencing abilities to communicate and collaborate effectively with a variety of stakeholders.

C3 Demonstrates strong analytical skills in assessing data and applying effective evidence-based decision-making and problem-solving methodologies.

C4 Superior attention to detail and correctness.

C5 Demonstrates strong multitasking abilities.

C6 Excellent teamwork ethic.

C7 A commercial approach focused on money generation.

C8 Excellent customer service skills.

C9 Understanding and application of role-specific policies, regulations, guidelines, and standard operating procedures.

C10 Proficient with Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Teams, Zoom, web development tools, and other internet programmes.



E1 Experience coordinating in-person and online events.

E2 Experience working with varied client audiences in event delivery.

E3 Experience successfully producing events as part of a team.

E4 Experience with stakeholder involvement and reputation management.

E5 Experience managing event finances and resources.

E6 Experience arranging events, including risk assessments.

E7 Experience creating complete engagement plans, as well as organising and implementing effective events.

E8 Experience getting sponsorships and driving event sales.

E9 Experience handling event-related databases.

Terms & Conditions.

The annual salary for Grade 6 will be £32,332 – £36,024.

This position is full-time (35 hours per week) and has a fixed term until July 31, 2025, to cover secondment leave.

The University of Glasgow is responsible for ensuring that all personnel are eligible to reside and work in the UK. If you need a Skilled Worker visa to work in the UK, you must first complete the visa route’s eligibility conditions before being awarded a Certificate of Sponsorship.

Please keep in mind that if tradeable points are allowed under the Skilled Worker visa criteria, this post may be eligible for sponsorship. For further information, go to

As a member of Team UofG, you will be part of a globally changing, inclusive community that values ambition, excellence, integrity, and curiosity.

As a respected part of our team, you should expect:

1 A friendly and engaging organisational culture in which your skills are fostered and cultivated, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An good employment package with generous terms and conditions, including 41 days of leave for full-time employees, a pension (pension handbook:, benefits, and discount packages.

3. A flexible approach to employment.

4 Our commitment to your health and wellbeing includes a complimentary 6-month UofG Sport membership for new staff (

We think that we can only attain our greatest potential by combining the talents of everyone. Our ideals prioritise equality, diversity, and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from all members of our communities, particularly those from the Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups, as well as those with other protected characteristics who are underrepresented at the University. Read more about how the University encourages and integrates all aspects of equality and diversity into our community at

We support the concepts of Athena Swan and have bronze, silver, and gold awards throughout the University.

We are investing in our company, and we will also invest in you. More information can be found on our website at