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Careers at Salford Professional Development Ltd

Salford Professional Development Ltd are a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Salford that provide first class training courses and conferences to professionals across the UK and beyond.

We are always actively looking for talented individuals who excel in what they do. If you have a passion for service and going the extra mile, why not enquire about one of our current vacancies?

Recruitment Agencies: Please do not submit CVs to us or any of our employees. The company will not be bound by your terms should you ignore this request.

Current Vacancies

Event Coordinator

Last updated: 29 Jul 2019

  • Job Title: Event Coordinator
  • Salary: £20K
  • Department: Events
  • Locations: Adelphi House, Salford

About the Role

You will work with the Head of Events and Event Manager to deliver a wide range of conferences (up to x3 per week during peak periods), ensuring the user experience is of the highest standard.  This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking for the next step in their events career, offering opportunities to progress into a senior coordinator position.

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Conference Producer

Last updated: 21 Feb 2019

  • Job Title: Conference Producer
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Department: Production
  • Locations: Adelphi House, Salford

About the Role

We are looking to appoint a new Conference Producer to join a striving and friendly team.

The ideal Conference Producer will be able to work with and support business unit heads and directors to identify, develop and produce new commercial products and build a strong portfolio of conferences, industry focused briefings and training production.
Working closely with University academics and our network of industry associates, they will develop commercially successful high quality production.

They will ensure that the other teams within operations and wider business have a clear vision for each conference, briefing or training programme and source high profile, knowledgeable and informative facilitators and speakers to deliver the company’s products to a known audience.

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Events Manager

Last updated: 19 Jun 2019

  • Job Title: Events Manager
  • Salary: 25k
  • Department: Events
  • Locations: Salford

About the Role

The Event Manager position is suited to an individual with a passion for user experience.  They will have knowledge and experience in the conference and events industry and work cross-functionally to plan and deliver up to ten conferences each month within budget – utilising the Adelphi House building on site, across The University of Salford campus and external venues. 

The Event Manager is a senior member of the team leading on the day to day delivery of conference product with an Event Coordinator.  They will influence the chances of event success at operational feedback meetings by providing input on venues to match conference themes and budgets, scheduling, audience and sponsor engagement and customer feedback.  They will work with the Head of Events to deliver continuous improvements to customer experience and add value through innovation.

The candidate will also manage client relationships with suppliers (venues, catering, print) to grow the supplier portfolio and negotiate the best possible rates and DDRs.  

High levels of organisation, attention to detail, exceptional customer service and time management skills are all essential requirements of this demanding role.

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Training Manager

Last updated: 17 May 2019

  • Job Title: Training Manager
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Department:
  • Locations: Salford

About the Role

Working as part of the production team, the training manager will be responsible for all open training courses and ensuring sufficient product is scheduled to hit agreed revenue targets. As well as rescheduling existing courses, they will proactively source new course ideas and work with tutors and the marketing team to make sure products are marketable, financially viable and scheduled appropriately.

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