Mrs Hayley Smith

Mrs Hayley Smith


Having come from the private sector environment working within Law firms and Recruitment consultancy’s, I have more than 20 years administrative experience providing support to a number of different people from Senior Partners at law firms to CEO’s prior to moving to work within HE.  Now more than ten years administrative experience in the HE environment, I work closely with the Head of Department and Senior academics within the Marketing Department and staff within the wider University of Leeds community.

I play a key role in the facilitation, organisation and hosting of a number large, high profile, conferences both within the UK and worldwide. Providing a high level PA/secretarial support to the Head of the Marketing Department, and key stakeholders, including preparation of correspondence, budgets, reports, agendas, papers, minutes, developing effective processes and diary management, organising travel, arranging events and seminars. Working closely with the Head of the Department to ensure the effective, efficient running of the Marketing Department is paramount to my role.


  • Department Coordinator for the Marketing Department
  • Global and Strategic Marketing Research Centre


  • PG Diploma in Personal Assistance
  • RSA II
  • NVQ Level 3

Research groups and institutes

  • Global and Strategic Marketing Research Centre