Part-time Centre Assistant (Events and Research Support)

Grade 4: £22,417 - £25,941 p.a. (pro rata)

2-year Fixed term contract. 

This post will provide administrative support for events management and research activity in Oxford University’s Centre for Corporate Reputation and is for a fixed-term of 2 years in the first instance. The Centre Assistant will work closely with the Centre Manager, providing a range of administrative support activities including taking responsibility for the organisation and coordination of a variety of activities and events, in particular symposia and conferences. This will involve liaising with keynote speakers or staff, collating research papers, creating event website pages, producing conference materials, organising general logistics, catering and travel arrangements.

The post will sit within the Centre for Corporate Reputation and will support the researchers, Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Centre. This role will suit an individual who enjoys being part of a busy collaborative office and working in an environment of changing priorities. The postholder will be required to be both proactive and reactive and be able to work effectively as a team member as well as independently with minimum supervision as required.

To be considered for this position, you will be educated to GCSE level, or equivalent, and you will be a competent MS Office user. You should have previous administrative experience and be able to organise events. You will have excellent communication skills, both oral and written and a confident approach to working with colleagues at all levels. Part of the centre’s ethos is around assisting each other at busy times. Therefore, this post would suit someone who is happy to part of a team but also has the ability to work independently.

Please note this role is being offered on a part-time basis (30 hours per week).

All applications are to be made online. Please submit a CV and cover letter as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 7 October 2019.