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Event Assistant

Contract: 12 months (potential to extend to 15 months, starting approx. June 2019)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday)

Salary: £16,000

Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays

Location: Hoults Yard, Newcastle upon Tyne


If you are a highly organised, confident, juggler of multiple requests all whilst paying attention to detail then we may have the role for you. We are looking for a talented individual to join our team and hit the ground running. If you thrive under pressure and gain fulfillment from working on events from start to finish then read on…

You will become part of a small, passionate and creative team where you will shape and support delivery of the events for a growing organisation.

The role:
  • Support the delivery of a range of events from proposal to delivery
  • Handle event queries via telephone and email
  • Support with administrative tasks associated with events
  • Organise the printing and distribution of meeting notes
  • Compile and circulate meeting minutes
  • Monitor stationery stock levels, re-order when necessary
  • Preparation of event reports
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Research for programme content and event requirements
  • Collation of quotations
  • Update and maintain detailed databases
  • Update the website content management system
  • Liaise with clients and suppliers
  • Incredible phone manner and occasional sales calls
  • Ability to amuse with witty remarks

We are seeking an individual with a positive ‘can do’ attitude, great common sense and initiative. If you fit that bill then we would love to hear from you! All applicants should complete our online application form

Please note; we consider this opportunity to be best suited to a student currently studying towards the completion of an Event Management (or relevant other) degree. The contract is designed to fit within the parameters of the academic year.

DEADLINE for applications: Monday 25 March 2019