Events Assistant

Position

Permanent

Location

Cardiff office (currently flexible/home based during Covid-19)

Salary

Competitive

 

Freshwater is a leading integrated communications consultancy specialising in public relations, stakeholder communications, government relations, events and media communications. We work across a number of sectors, including; transport, professional services, leisure, healthcare, charity, infrastructure and planning.

We are looking for a person with a passion for Events to join our team. The role will include assisting the events team with a variety of in person, hybrid and remote events, ranging from launch events to conferences and award ceremonies. The post holder will accompany the events manager and events director to both internal and external events along with promoting events across all social media platforms.

Supporting the events manager with logistical and administrative support you will be responsible for maintaining records of all bookings e.g. venue and catering and taking payments where necessary. You will assist with creative decisions and attend some meetings to act as a second point of contact. You will co-ordinate guest list management, sub-contractors, crew and conduct a number of administration tasks. You will help to set up all events efficiently through to completion. You will work with the team to ensure all branded items for events are correct and arrive on time.

The successful applicant post holder will possess:

  • Event administration experience
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Confident with all Microsoft Office packages
  • Creative and used to thinking outside the box
  • Excellent networker with a passion for events
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Personable and presentable
  • Knowledge of up-to-date social media sites
  • Ability to use initiative and be proactive
  • Ability to cultivate excellent relationships with colleagues internally, customers, speakers, event attendees and stakeholders

The candidate will, ideally, be a recent graduate with some experience of, and seeking to pursue a career in, events management.

To apply for the role, please complete the Freshwater forms on the Freshwater website.

If you have any queries, please email Sarah.Whittle@freshwater.co.uk

Freshwater is an Equal Opportunities employer and we always welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply for our vacancies.  If you need this information in Braille or large print, please contact our Freshwater main office line.


The closing date for all applications is Monday 27th September 2021.

 

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