Event's Assistant

Job description

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Events Assistant who is confident executing international events on a monthly basis for a high performing women's fast fashion brand. 

The types of events you will be responsible for are; gifting suites, launch parties, Influencer dinners, blogger trips & social media shoot days. 

A willingness to travel internationally for 7 days per month is essential.  


Hours

Normal working hours are Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm, however you will be expected to work over time on at-least two days per month (offset with time in lieu).


Responsibilities

  • You will be willing to travel internationally to prepare events spaces in advance and also execute events on the day. 
  • You will work under an event manager and a social media / PR co-ordinator to execute each event and will work within 2-3 week preparation timelines.

Salary Bands

  • 1 years relevant experience:  £17-18k
  • 2 years relevant experience: £18-19k

What’s on Offer?

  • International travel to global capital cities and sometimes exotic locations.
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression.
  • 50% discount on all Oh Polly products.
  • Corporate gym membership.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • An extra day off for your birthday!
  • Perkbox ( https://www.perkbox.com/uk ) with access to exclusive employee benefits, freebies and discounts – think half price cinema tickets and free mobile phone insurance! 
  • Company Pension.
  • Office Nespresso machine (for all the coffee lovers).
  • Bright spacious offices.
  • Company social events + occasional Pizza Friday's on the house.

Requirements

Experience/Skills

  • You should be extremely knowledgeable about our target market.
  • You should have several years experience working in hotel / hospitality / catering or equivalent field.

Personal Qualities

  • You will be expected to be able to work under instruction with a positive can-do attitude.
  • You will be expected to work calmly and efficiency to pull off each event with minimal fuss. 
  • You will have creative flair, and be able to help with event set-up and problem-solving on the day.
  • You should be comfortably working within a small team with split responsibilities and the ability to adapt quickly to changing events. 
  • You should be reliable and trustworthy and able to operate independently for short periods of time. 
  • We are looking for someone who is a hard worker who is constantly looking to take their career to their next level.
  • You should be capable of switching between tasks regularly throughout the day according to demand.

Education

  • You should be educated to degree level in a relevant subject area.

Other Specifics

You should have a valid passport and no restrictions on international travel.