Marketing & Events Project Assistant

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Recruiter
Selective Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
Wallingford
Salary
£20000 - £22000/annum benefits
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Selective Recruitment are recruiting for a local client based in Wallingford who are looking for a Marketing & Events Project Assistant to join them on a Full-Time Permanent basis. You will be responsible for project managing the design and delivery of events in association with leading companies and organisations - this will involve designing and implementing marketing strategies to raise company profile and engage with potential event attendees.

Role: Marketing & Events Project Assistant
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000
Duration: Permanent
Benefits: 23 days holidays + 8 bank holidays
Pension Scheme
Free Parking

Primary duties:
* Project manage specified events
* Source visitors for specified events through marketing activities
* Identify potential attendees from the company database and contact directly to promote relevant event
* Attract a diverse range of attendees to apply and attend the events
* Select, screen and telephone interview potential attendees for the events
* Meet target attendance numbers for specific events
* Prepare and coordinate information and communication prior to events
* Work on several projects at the same time
* Attend and facilitate at specified events
* Assist the Events Account Director in client liaison and provide relevant supporting materials
* Attend client meetings
* Organisation and coordination both internally and externally with clients Provide clear and concise instructions to ensure internal staff and clients are provided with full information and briefs for running the events and for facilitating all elements
* Take a proactive role in the marketing of the events by coordinating paper and online marketing/promotion materials
* Follow up on marketing leads through telephone campaigns
* Develop the events network
* Use effective marketing strategies to increase online applications
* Assist in preparation of materials for events
* Administration of events
* Write and distribute feedback reports for clients
* Research of venues, catering and merchandise
* Update and maintain contact databases
* Use, maintain and develop the online application system

The ideal candidate will possess:
* Previous experience within Events and attendee coordination
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Planning and organisation skills
* Ability to work on several projects at one time
* Time management skills
* Flexibility and adaptability
* Computer literate; experience of using email, internet and MS Office packages
* Experience of organising events
* Negotiation skills
* Analyse and understand information/results
* Presentation skills
* Project management experience
* Good knowledge of social media

If you are interested in the Marketing & Events Project Assistant vacancy above and believe you have the suitable skills and experience to be considered, then please apply.

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back from us within four days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application. Please continue to visit the website for other opportunities.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job