Events Coordinator 1,0 fte

Events Coordinator 1,0 fte

Published Deadline Location
17 Oct 29 Oct Maastricht
Please note: this is an internal vacancy. You can only apply for this job if you are already employed by this employer.

Job description

FASoS is a colourful and creative community. The position of Events Coordinator, will give you the opportunity to develop, execute and evaluate events that contribute to the Marketing & Communications strategic goals and targets of the faculty and the UM. Mainly in (but not necessarily limited to) the areas of student recruitment, internal communications, alumni and student life.

The main tasks of this position are:

  • Advising and assisting the faculty head of M&C in the organisation, execution and follow-up of events on behalf of the faculty.
  • Planning and management of the execution of events on behalf of the faculty (e.g., registration, timing/programme, managing external suppliers, coordinate event personnel).
  • Co-development of communication plans for promoting of events like the Bachelor and Master Open Days, Experience Days, faculty introduction days and graduation ceremonies.
  • Development of (either through external/internal suppliers or self as feasible) content (text, photo, video, etc.) for on and offline materials to promote events or be used during events
  • Evaluation of events through quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Coordination and management of student ambassadors (selection, training/mentoring, administration, scheduling) who support events.
  • Coordination of (academic) staff involved in events (e.g. for presentations, info markets, case-writing).
  • Acting as the main liaison from M&C department to shared Events Team.
  • Provision of advice on event organisation to other departments of the faculty.
  • Ensuring UM/faculty quality standards are implemented.

Specifications

Maastricht University (UM)

Requirements

What do we expect from you?

  • You thrive in an international work environment in a dynamic role with many responsibilities.
  • You have the flexibility to balance between the needs of students, academic staff and the support staff. You are not afraid to challenge the process and relevant stakeholders.
  • You have an academic or HBO education level with an educational background in Marketing and/or Communications.
  • You have a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.
  • You like to create closer ties within the FASoS’ organisation and have in interest in arts and social sciences.
  • You have strong communicative skills, and sound proficiency in oral and written language, both in Dutch and in English (C1 level).
  • You have a proactive, result-oriented professional attitude.

Your profile / competences:

  •  Flexibility
  • Stress-resistant
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Inventiveness
  • Commitment to client
  • Team player

Conditions of employment

Maastricht University provides an attractive, internationally-oriented academic environment where young people receive an advanced education and scholars conduct first-rate research.

The appointment (1,0 fte) will be for the period of 1 year. With shown suitability after 1 year, this contract will be changed to a permanent contract. In case of good performance and equal prospects for the faculty, extension of the appointment can be offered.

Salary scale: the position of Events Coordinator is ranked as Communications Officer 2, salary scale 8.

For more information, please contact Milou Dupuy via milou.dupuy@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Maastricht University’s Terms of Employment are laid down in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). In addition, local university provisions apply. For more information please consult: www.maastrichtuniversity.nl / Support / UM employees

Starting date: 1 December 2020 or asap.

Employer

Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 18,000 students and 4,400 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Department

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASoS) has about 250 staff members, and about 1,730 students. More than 77% of the students are non-Dutch (65 different nationalities). All programmes are offered in English and some are also offered in Dutch. FASoS offers four 3-year bachelor’s programmes: Arts and Culture, European Studies, Digital Society and Global Studies. It also offers eight different 1-year Master’s programmes and two 2-year research master’s programmes.

Research is organised around four programmes: Politics and Culture in Europe; Science, Technology and Society Studies; Arts, Media and Culture; and Globalisation, Transnationalism and Development. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is housed in the historic city centre of Maastricht.

The FASoS’ Marketing & Communications (M&C) team is looking for an enthusiastic colleague to strengthen the team. The M&C team consists of six persons, of which one is the event coordinator. The M&C team closely cooperates with the shared Marketing & Communications department, the other faculties M&C teams and other clusters within the faculty.

The M&C department develops and carries out M&C activities in line with the objectives formulated for undergraduate and graduate education as well as research conducted under the auspices of the various departments and institutes, the Research Institute for Arts and Social Sciences and the Graduate School at FASoS. Strategic spearheads include ensuring quality and innovation in the primary processes of education and research as well as developing and maintaining relations with relevant external stakeholders.

Additional information

Information on the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is available on our website: www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/fasos

Specifications

  • Marketing and communications
  • AT2020.292

Employer

Maastricht University (UM)

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Location

Grote Gracht 90-92, 6211 SZ, Maastricht

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Please note: this is an internal vacancy. You can only apply for this job if you are already employed by this employer.

Application procedure

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

The deadline for submitting your application is 29 October 2020. Interviews will take place in week 45 and 46.

Please send your application to the following email adress: Pzfdcwvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl

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Apply via postal mail

Pzfdcwvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Don't forget to mention AcademicTransfer and the job number: AT2020.292 in your letter.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

The deadline for submitting your application is 29 October 2020. Interviews will take place in week 45 and 46.

Please send your application to the following email adress: Pzfdcwvacatures@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Make sure to apply no later than 29 Oct 2020 23:58 (Europe/Amsterdam).