Marketing and Events Assistant

Ortolan Group Plc
£20000 per annum
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing and Events Assistant

Salary circa £20,000 depending on experience

This is a full time position working from Monday to Friday 9am-6pm. Applicants need to be flexible as the role includes some weekends and evening work on events.

Based at our Kent office in Faversham, with occasional travel to London, the UK and possibly abroad.

This is a unique opportunity to join our dynamic and growing Orchestra, they are a contemporary and versatile music company who have worked for over 20 years at the top of the UK music industry, specialising in recording sessions, corporate events, private functions and more recently, festivals.

The role involves Marketing, Events Management and General Business Administration. Marketing activities include social media, e-news, website, trade show preparation and preparation of marketing material for clients and advertisements. Events Management tasks include assisting with events from enquiry and quotes through to sales conversion, logistics and delivery stage, including Tour Management on site at events.

The role involves communication with a broad range of stakeholders including musicians, subcontractors, agents and venues. Administration includes use of Customer Relationship Management software, maintaining event spreadsheets, creating musician confirmations and basic input of sales and costs for accounting purposes.

The successful candidate would be educated to degree level or equivalent with excellent presentation, communication (written & spoken), fluent well spoken English, customer service, organisational, time management and problem solving skills, high level of attention to detail, numeracy, IT literacy and professionalism. They should be friendly, positive, hard working, excellent at working well under pressure and multi-tasking in a fast paced environment with high-end clients, as well as working well within a small team, able to use their own initiative and having a good sense of humour. Would suit someone with previous experience in Arts, Events, Entertainment, Media or Hospitality role. Musical knowledge, a full Driving License, some knowledge of Photoshop, copywriting skills and Mac literacy are an advantage.

The applicant would preferably start beginning of December (with possibility of earlier or later start date for the right candidate).

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

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