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Events Assistant Job at London Wildlife Trust – in London

Job Description

Looking for a new events challenge? Love beautiful scenery and working for a good cause? Get in touch now!

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

Pension scheme

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:

Click to access the Job Description here

About Company

Company: London Wildlife Trust –

Company Location:  London

About London Wildlife Trust -