Events Assistant – (Professional Membership Body)

E221711/j

£24k + excellent benefits

LONDON

Events

Association / Corporate/In-house

Permanent

Job Description

Excellent events career development opportunity for a bright, keen Events Assistant to join this busy corporate events team!

Company:
This is a leading professional membership body, within a fast moving financial corporate sector.  They have a highly regarded (and super friendly and supportive) events team, who run a busy programme of varied UK events, including Awards, Conferences, Exhibitions and Webinars, and the sector's professional development programme.

Role:
The Event Assistant will support the Events team (8 in the team) of Event Managers and Event Executives across all event admin support tasks – from dealing with delegate registration and enquiries, supplier and venue liaison, booking meetings and travel, sorting event consumables etc. You'll be right at the heart of the team! In due course it is envisaged the Assistant will grow to run their own smaller events … so this is a fabulous opportunity for someone looking to really immerse themselves in a busy events team, and develop in events. They’re looking for someone who rises to the challenge with a smile, a ‘can do’ personality who can really make their mark!

You:
We’re looking for someone bright, pro-active, highly organized with excellent admin skills and attention to detail.  Someone who loves multi-tasking, who would enjoy dealing with varied people, from professional members, delegates to internal stakeholders and external venues and suppliers – and is looking to build a solid career in events.  You’ll be highly personable and approachable, and happy to help and support on various levels.  You’ll be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, have a natural drive to do an excellent job on every task you do. 
Key requirements for the successful candidate would be:

  • Strong IT skills, including World and Excel
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic – strong desire to learn and develop within events
  • Proactive - 'can do' and enjoys supporting others in a team
  • Educated to A level standard or above
  • Some work experience in an administrative function (some events experience highly beneficial)
  • Excellent attention to detail, good time management, highly organized
  • Able to juggle multiple objectives, and work with changing deadlines
  • Good support/team player
  • Excellent attention to detail, numerate, excellent communication skills

This a really great role in a lovely team, and would suit a highly organized Events Junior looking to build a  corporate events career… click ‘APPLY’ now if you’ve got what we’re looking for – and are looking for a brilliant events opportunity!