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Event Assistant - (contract - international event)

Job Description

Loose your heart to San Francisco!  Brilliant event assistant contract role – bring your fabulous admin skills and ‘can do’ attitude to work on this major international event in 2018.

Leading international organization supported by the United Nations, and with a global remit to bring best practices (environmental and social) to international investment projects.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a hard-working team player with exceptional administration skills, who is passionate about event management.  Newly created fixed term position to support the events team delivering their annual international conference (1,200 delegates – 4 day event - San Franciso).  You’ll be responsible for the event admin of the event, including overseeing pre-event and onsite registration process, updating website, and sponsor liaison. You’ll be joining a small, hardworking, friendly and dedicated team.  There will be plenty of opportunity to get involved in all elements of event management, including onsite responsibility for the registration desk.  Some international travel will be required, and candidates must be available for the duration of July-August 2018.

You’ll need:

  • 6-18 months previous admin/event admin experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – great telephone manner
  • Accurate data entry
  • Working knowledge of delegate management system Cvent desirable (but not essential)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Friendly, approachable professional attitude
  • Great admin & co-ordination skills, hands on with bags of common sense and ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Desire to progress your career within the events industry
  • Comfortable with technology and able to get to grips with new systems quickly

Our client wants to see CVs asap so they can get interviews booked in – so don’t delay – apply now to check-in your excellent admin skills and passion for events and book your ticket to San Francisco in 2018!  Click ‘Apply’ now ….