Job Description

AFG College with the University of Aberdeen

Free placement

Students Events Coordinator

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Job id: 269538

15 Apr 2019

Job Location

Doha, Qatar


3 to 4 years

Qualification Level

High School & Equivalent; Diploma

Job Function

Advertising / Media Planning / PR


Coordinating, Good communication skill

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any country

In 2017, AFG College with the University of Aberdeen opened its doors offering Aberdeen University undergraduate degree programmes to students living and working in the State of Qatar. AFG College in partnership with the University of Aberdeen is the first UK University to offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Business and cognate areas. In October 2018 the College added two postgraduate programmes to its portfolio, the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and the Master of Science in International Business Management (MSc). These are particularly exciting times for both the University of Aberdeen and the higher education sector in Qatar. With ambitious growth plans for the future; AFG College with the University of Aberdeen are looking to recruit committed academic and professional services staff who are seeking new opportunities within the international higher education sector.

With planned growth in student numbers and professional and academic staff our partnership vision is to provide high-quality degree programmes designed to enhance the employability of our University students. We are committed to providing an outstanding student experience and building on the excellent international reputation of the University of Aberdeen.

Position purpose:

The post holder will lead, plan and organise student social events, with responsibility for running a range of events, ensuring that our students are fully aware and engaged and the theme / message of the event is marketed properly.

The post holder will also be supporting both internal and external student, staff and stakeholder events, working closely with our Marketing, Public Relations leads and our University partners on institutional conferences, seminars and exhibitions, as well as celebratory events and corporate hospitality.

The post holder will directly manage our student events activity, from the planning stage, right through to running the event and carrying out the post-event evaluation. The role is primarily hands-on and will often involve working as part of a wider team.

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