UCL Career Frameworks


Event management - grade 5/6

Example job roles: Events Assistant/Administrator, Events Officer/Coordinator.

Level:    Developing/Skilled


Activities and responsibilities likely to be required when working at this level

  • (G6) Produce a budget
  • Structure an event
  • Venue and supplier sourcing
  • Support medium/large events
  • Manage small scale events
  • (G5) Prepare event materials
  • Produce/prepare promotional copy
  • Deliver repeat events

Personal and professional development

Development options to consider when working towards this level

Learning on the job

  • Data inputting
  • Booking venue space
  • booking internal services
  • Drawing up simple draft budgets, potentially using previous examples/templates
  • Checking copy for mistakes, corrections
  • Managing attendees (queues, customers)
  • volunteer at various events to get experience of different event types

Learning from others  

  • Connect with more senior team member or colleagues in another departments
  • Shadow people in similar roles from other departments

Formal learning

  • UCL Finance training
  • Health & Safety training

* You may wish to explore the listed formal training themes / topics on LinkedIn Learning.

Transferable skills and competencies

UCL uses the Universal Competency Framework (UCF) to discuss transferable skills. Find out more details on the framework.

Following instructions and procedures

  • Following directions.
  • Following procedures.
  • Time keeping and attending.
  • Demonstrating commitment.
  • Showing awareness of safety issues.
  • Complying with legal obligations.

Developing results and setting customer expectations

  • Focusing on customer needs and satisfaction.
  • Setting high standards for quality.
  • Monitoring and maintaining quality.
  • Working systematically.
  • Managing quality processes.
  • Maintaining productivity levels.
  • Driving projects to success.

Presenting and communicating information

  • Speaking fluently.
  • Explaining concepts and opinions.
  • Articulating key points of an argument. Presenting and public speaking.
  • Projecting credibility.
  • Responding to an audience.

UCL Ways of Working

These describe expected behaviours in line with UCL culture and values.  For Ways of Working indicators and steps to development please refer to the Ways of Working website

Career Pathway roles are indicative and are not intended to be a description of the role in terms of responsibilty and duties.