Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Recruitment Events Officer


Student Recruitment, Admissions & Partnerships

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 Previous experience as an events’ organiser with an understanding of all elements of event management E A/I
2 Understanding of technical and creative requirements for event management E A/I
3 Good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey information in simple and straightforward terms E A/I
4 Effective and committed team player, able to work successfully with others and to build positive working relationships E A/I
5 Ability to prioritise tasks and to deliver consistently under pressure whilst maintaining a flexible approach and demonstrating self-motivation E A/I
6 Basic budget management skills E A/I
7 Excellent planning and organising skills and the ability to deliver projects on time, including the ability to organise and prioritise a demanding personal workload to precise deadlines E A/I
8 Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative with a minimum of supervision E A/I
9 A flexible and committed approach to work E A/I
10 Excellent IT skills, including the ability to use MS Office effectively (Excel, Word & Powerpoint) and e-mail E A
11 Educated to degree level or equivalent professional qualification or experience D A
12 An understanding of the University’s strategy and values, with the ability to demonstrate behaviours that align to the values E I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview