Events Assistant

Recruiter
Asure Recruit
Location
Tunbridge Wells, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1168048693
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Events Assistant

Full Time and Permanent

Central Tunbridge Wells

Salary: £18,000-£20,000

Shifts: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm (on occasion will have to work weekend and evenings)

Are you looking to launch your career in events? Working with an award-winning company, we are offering the opportunity for career progression and departmental training.

About Our Client Leading, rapidly expanding, multi-award-winning Group based in Tunbridge Wells, providing superb opportunities to develop and progress your career within a very exciting role.

Role Purpose

This is a superb opportunity to join a Time Top 30 company in the Tunbridge Wells Area.

As a Events Assistant you will be playing a vital role assisting the events team with all areas of administration, processing accounts, and invoices, liaise with clients and assist with event delivery. This role requires excellent customer facing approach with exceptional levels of customer service skills.

What's on offer?
  • 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 5% pension contribution scheme
  • Free shuttle bus running from Tunbridge Wells station to take you to and from work
  • Free gym and canteen on-site
  • 1 day's paid leave to volunteer per year
  • Lifestyle discounts (discounts with over 5,000 shops, restaurants and other retailers)
  • Health care cash plan (cash back on everyday healthcare such as dental and optical)
  • Life assurance 4 x annual salary

Key Responsibilities:
  • To assist in the planning, and execution of a variety of events across the Group.
  • Working with the wider Marketing team to ensure all events are on brand and fit the business's needs.
  • To gain knowledge of each of the business areas, their customers and market as a whole.
  • Help to identify suitable opportunities for events within the business.
  • Assist in updating budgets and relevant logs.
  • Respond to events enquiries (by phone and email).
  • Assist with communication to events participants, suppliers and external agencies.
  • To liaise with events participants, suppliers and external agencies.
  • Assist in all pre-event preparation and on the day provide support as required.
  • Remain informed of the latest event best practices, new ideas and any additional tools available.
  • To assist with copy writing, proof reading and print management.
  • Assist in bookings of hotels, travel, event spaces.
  • To undertake other reasonable responsibilities and projects as required by management.

Key Skills:
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • A positive attitude towards learning and work
  • Punctuality and a good track record of attendance
  • Desire to succeed even when you feel challenged
  • A good level of verbal and numerical skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal & communication skills
  • Customer service experience
  • IT proficient
  • Previous administration experience
  • Driving licence and own vehicle

*****Please note that this role will entail some weekend and evening work when events are running. You must be fully flexible for these shifts*****

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