Special Event Officer

United Kingdom
Nov 15, 2017
Nov 28, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Do you like working in an enthusiastic event team? Are you interested in providing high quality, customer-focused support in the organisation of the annual International Medieval Congress? 


The International Medieval Congress draws on medievalists from over 50 countries, with over 1,900 individual papers and 630 academic sessions and a wide range of concerts, performances, readings, round tables, excursions, bookfair and associated events, the Leeds International Medieval Congress is Europe's largest annual gathering in the humanities.

Working as part of the Institute's International Medieval Congress Team, you will the first point of contact for IMC delegate queries, provide varied clerical support and specific responsibility for accurate data input. You will possess an interest in the European Middle Ages and will be competent in the use of IT systems, particularly Microsoft Office packages. You will also have experience of working in a customer-focussed role and good numerical skills (including experience of handling money and/or payments). The ability to work effectively as part of a team and good organisational skills are also essential.

The Congress in 2018 will be from 2-5 July 2018 at the University's Main Campus. The Congress Assistant is required to work from the preceding Saturday (30 June 2018) through to the Thursday evening (5 July 2018), including evenings.


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


Axel Muller, Director, International Medieval Congress

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3614

Email: a.muller@leeds.ac.uk

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