Events Assistant Job at London Wildlife Trust – in London
We are looking for a personable and hardworking team player, to join our small but growing team. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone keen to develop their career in venue management.
We’re looking for an Events Assistant for planning and delivering our events across ticketed, corporate and private hire to engage Londoners in nature, and help generate revenue for London Wildlife Trust’s vital wildlife conservation work.
London Wildlife Trust is committed to coaching and developing the Events Assistant to become a highly skilled and experienced event professional, with the opportunity for promotion within the Events Department.
Role & Responsibilities
Our Events Assistant will be the main point of contact for the team both internally and externally, providing sales and operational support. You can expect to:
Manage enquiries both via email, telephone and in person
Conduct site visits with potential clients and provide follow up information
Plan and deliver events
Build a warm and friendly rapport with clients, guiding them throughout their journey with us
Liaise with suppliers, conduct logistics meetings and prepare event schedules
Monitor and upload social media content
What’s in it for you?
Salary: £23,168 per annum
Tenure: Permanent, full time contract
25 days annual leave pro rata plus statutory holidays
Access to a free Employee Assistance Scheme to support you inside and outside of work
Supportive and inclusive policies including a family-friendly policy and enhanced flexible working policy
‘Staff Day’ once a quarter where you can get involved in conservation work on one of our site
Our ideal Events Assistant
Experience of onsite event delivery in the wedding or corporate sector
Proven administration skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Strong customer service experience
(Please see job description for full person specification)
Closing Date: Midnight 27th February
Interview dates: Week commencing 28th February
Does this sound like you? We’d love to hear from you!
Our vision is a London alive with nature, where everyone can experience and enjoy wildlife. In order to achieve our goal of engaging everyone in protecting London’s wildlife for the future, we know that our staff team needs to better reflect and represent all of London’s communities. We are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for all. Alongside our inclusive Talent policy which outlines are commitments including giving fair opportunities to ex-offenders, we also offer an enhanced flexible working policy which is available to you from your very first day.
Read more about London Wildlife Trust’s commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here: https://www.wildlondon.org.uk/jobs
Click to access the Job Description here
Company: London Wildlife Trust –
Company Location: London