Events Assistant (temp-to-perm)

Location
England,Hertfordshire
Salary
£14 - £16 per hour
Posted
14 September 2018
Closes
12 October 2018
Ref
13953404/001
Contact
Paul Whitehouse
Job Function
PR/Publicity
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
As an Event Assistant it is your responsibility to assist with the day to day running of our client's busy event schedule. Our client runs 55 events/year across the UK within the animal health category. The role is split between head office (Hertfordshire) and event location. This is a new role which is being trialled on an interim basis due to rapid growth across the business.


Client Details

Our client is rapidly growing and Michael Page are partnered with them to help grow their teams across all disciplines. Our client pride themselves in producing natural and scientifically functional products for world-wide consumers within animal health. With private-equity backing, our client is on a fast-track to success. This is a new role which is being trialled on an interim basis.


Description

Attend up to 55 show days across the year, including weekends

Organise and transport show equipment, event/stand set-up and breakdown

Manual handling of show equipment

Act as a brand ambassador and showcase product knowledge during event to enable you to sell at event

Collect customer data via iPad during show

Ensure health and safety standards are adhered to

Process till reports after show

Understand customer's needs and requirements to be able to match products and sell

Complete show reports

Help ensure smooth running of UK event programme

Work with marketing to oversee the social media event programme and attend relevant meetings in head office

Data entry, raising POs and other admin

Weekly sales reporting

Event bookings

Agency management (creative)

Transport and hospitality booking (e.g hotels for team)


Profile

You will have proven experience within events and/or shows

If you have a keen interest in 'The Show World' or animal health then this is advantageous

You must be self-sufficient, organised and have a can-do attitude

You will need to be flexible and able to work away and at weekends

Driving license required and you will need to be comfortable driving a larger vehicle


Job Offer

Access to company fleet vehicle

Immediate start

Competitive hourly rate

Weekly pay

Temp-to-perm option if successful in post

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