Catering & Events Administrator

University of Cambridge

We are seeking an efficient individual to provide professional administration to the Conference & Catering Department, ensuring delivery of high standards and value for money to both external and internal clients. 

Reporting to the Conference and Events Sales Manager, the Catering & Events Administrator is part of a small team responsible for the smooth running of conferencing and events in College.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

Knowledge & experience

  • Education to at least GCSE level.
  • Previous experience of working in an administrative role in an office (essential).
  • Previous experience in a conferencing sales office (desirable).
  • Excellent IT skills including experience of using Microsoft Office (Excel in particular) and databases.
  • Ability and aptitude to develop new systems and procedures according to the changing needs of the department and clients.
  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • An understanding of food allergens (or willingness to undertake training)

Personal skills & abilities

  • Able to work with honesty and integrity when dealing with College members and managing cash payments.
  • Able to communicate effectively with awide range of stakeholders from external clients, students, staff, and senior College members.
  • Team player.
  • Standards orientated with ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail (essential).
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with confidentiality and discretion.
  • Smart appearance.

Please see further information in the attached candidate pack.

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