Events Assistant

Job Description

Are you a creative and self-reliant person with experience running dynamic events programmes? Would you like to be part of a dynamic team within one of the most high-profile schools within the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy?

The School of Global Affairs is looking for an Events Assistant to support its work for the Departments of Geography, Global Health & Social Medicine and International Development, the African Leadership Centre, and the Global Institutes (Brazil, India, Lau China and Menzies Australia). 

The successful candidate will join a friendly and hard-working team, and will play a vital role in supporting our world-leading researchers and teachers to communicate their work to diverse audiences, as well as celebrate our students and alumni community. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a vital part in our vibrant events programme, including Africa, Brazil and China Weeks. The job would suit someone with excellent events management and digital communications skills, possessing great attention to detail and the ability to manage projects effectively. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • liaising with key stakeholders

  • coordinating webinars

  • managing online ticket sales

  • digital communications (event listings, invitations, etc.)

  • event logistics (supporting with room bookings, catering and AV requirements)

We estimate that the work will constitute 14 hours p/w, preferrably over two days, starting from the end of August until the end of December. There's also a chance the role will be extended into the new year. 

This is a hybrid position, with the possibility of working in the office and at home. You may also need to attend some events, including in the evenings.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your CV together with a cover letter (no more than 500 words), outlining why you are interested in this opportunity, what skills you have to offer and what you hope to gain from working with us. 

Deadline is 15 August 2023.


Studies at King's.


Essential criteria

  • Experience successfully managing events and a high attention to detail.

  • Understanding of Eventbrite and other events management systems. 

  • Experience copy-editing and/or proofreading to a high standard. 

  • Strong organisational skills and ability to manage competing priorities.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with evidence of building good working relationships with stakeholders at all levels. 

  • Keen interest in social sciences and the work of the School.


  1. Current student of the School of Global Affairs.

  2. Experience working with King's Venues or similar areas of King's.

  3. Experience coordinating hybrid events and using platforms such as Teams and Zoom.

  4. Experience of content creation for the web and social media channels in a professional capacity. 

  5. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro to ensure appropriate branding of recorded lectures for YouTube. 

  6. Experience using content management systems, such as Contensis.


Research lead on the REIEF project Black placemaking in London 


Completing a PhD in Geography 


Project management

Report writing 



At King’s College London, we believe in harnessing the power of technology to enhance the student experience. Our King’s Student App is the heartbeat of our digital campus, connecting students, faculty, and staff with the resources they need to succeed. We're looking for enthusiastic and energetic King’s Student App Promoters to spread the word about our innovative app across different King’s campuses. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage with the King’s students and support them with trying the app, which ultimately will improve their student experience.  

You can start straight away! 

We are looking to hire 4-6 King’s Student App Promoters as soon as possible to work until Friday 29th September 2023. The hours will be mostly full-time (excluding weekends).  


Key Responsibilities 

  • Face of the app: Be the driving force behind promoting the King’s Student App on various campuses, creating excitement and buzz 

  • Engage with Students: Interact with students, explain the different benefits of the app and how this can enhance their student experience 

  • Event Logistics: Set-up and pack down promotion stalls, help with moving, storing and organising app merchandise 

  • Promotional Content: There may be a chance to get involved with content creation for various King’s channels to promote the app 


Must be a King’s student or King’s Alumni 


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Enthusiastic and energetic 

  • Able to work collaboratively in a team 

  • A willingness to learn more about the King’s Student App 

  • Comfortable with technology 

The Centre for Sustainable Business (CSB) is seeking two part-time research assistants to contribute to a research profile mapping project. This initiative aims to map existing publications, research undertaken, and future research interests of academics at King's Business School (KBS). The objective is to facilitate information sharing and collaboration while providing strategic directions for CSB to carry out work that benefits the academic community. 

The research assistants will assist with both online and offline research, including extracting online information and corroborating it with offline interview/survey data collected from KBS academics. They will also be responsible for producing research reports. 

The job is flexible and very suited to PhD students working on or interested in areas of Business Studies and Digital Methods. 


MA in Business Studies or Informatics/Digital Humanities; ideally a PhD student in this area 


Skills Required:  

  • A background or strong interest in the research areas  

  • Experience in carrying out primary and secondary research 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines  

Desirable Criteria: 

  • Experience assisting collaborative research projects   

  • Familiarity with web scraping techniques and tools 

  • Experience or interest in stakeholder liaison  

  • Ability to work independently and proactively to the standards required