Atlantic Experience Events Team Leader, St Donat's, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan

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UWC Atlantic CollegeSt Donat's, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £24,799 - £28,785 (Atlantic Experience Events Team Leader - please go to : for all information and how to apply)
Contract term: Permanent


UWC Atlantic is at the heart of a powerful global movement and at the vanguard of progressive education worldwide.  We are proud to be a part of the UWC family of 18 schools and colleges worldwide – and for our courage to champion the values, ideas and aspirations in which we all believe.  We are driven by the UWC mission to make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.  It drives everything we do.

Atlantic Experience will play a key part of our exciting and ambitious strategy to reclaim our position as the Flagship College of the UWC movement, recognised for the radical and experimental spirit that defines our history and drives our impact on the world. 

Our aim is to provide a high quality experience and service that is not only mission aligned but considered sector leading in line with the context and location of the founding UWC.  Over the next 5 years, we will actively develop existing programmes and expand our operation, introducing new initiatives and revenue streams as well as exploring a range of exciting options to offer.

The team will deliver a wide and diverse range of activities, events, adventure education, residential programmes, weddings and conferences, all of which will be to an exceptional standard of quality and service.

Our activity will be focused on, but not limited to, activities that are aligned with the UWC mission and values and which are educational. 

We need to recruit a first class team to support our ambitious plans; individuals who are passionate and driven, and who have the desire and determination to source, market, sell and deliver superb experiences for all our guests and visitors.  

Working with the Operations Manager, you will lead and deliver events and products for Atlantic Experience, providing a variety of services and ensuring that all products are delivered in accordance with service level agreements.

An experienced, engaged and professional team leader, you will be fully involved with the delivery, planning, programming and preparation of the events offered by Atlantic Experience, including, but not limited to conferences, weddings, entertainment, venue hire.  You will have a formal qualification relevant to   area of specialism (events, performing arts, entertainment).

Your experience, combined with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, enables you to build relationships quickly and promote activities to students, employees, the College and wider communities (governors, parents, sponsors, UWC International and National Committees) and external stakeholders, demonstrating activity and leadership skills.

A team player, you are able to motivate yourself and others to achieve shared objectives in addition to being entrepreneurial with the contacts and ability to identify and secure new opportunities. 

For further details and how to apply, please click the link below:

The Closing date for all applications is: Noon on Friday 21st February 2020

When applying for a job at the college, you should ensure that you are already authorised to work in the United Kingdom (UK). In accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 we require confirmation of candidates’ permission to live and work in the UK.  All candidates will therefore be required to produce at interview original documents (details of which will be included with the interview invitation letter) which demonstrate an ability to live and work in the UK and to do the type of work being offered.

UWC Atlantic is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All employees must adhere to the College's Safeguarding and Respectful Community Policy and Employee, Volunteer and Contractor Code of Conduct Policy.

Registered Charity Number: 525761

More about UWC Atlantic College
Phase: Further Education
Address: St Donat's Castle, St Donat's, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan, CF61 1WF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1446 799000
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