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Events Assistant, Salford

Last update 2024-07-11
Expires 2024-07-10
ID #2217373418
24,000 £
Events Assistant, Salford
United Kingdom, Great Manchester, Salford,
Modified July 1, 2024

Description

We’re looking to recruit an events assistant to join our small but mighty agency based in Salford Quays, just outside Manchester City Centre. In this role you’ll work on a variety of exciting events and communications projects for leading brands.  You’ll work as part of the Marick events team on multiple projects at the same time so you must be highly organised and able to manage a workload to tight deadlines accurately and always with attention to detail.

As well as the right skill set, it’s just as important to us to find someone with the personal characteristics to thrive in a fast-paced and energetic environment. The ability to work proactively, confidently and independently is a must.

We are a close knit, family run business with a very strong work ethic but with the ability to have a lot of fun! If this sounds like the kind of place you want to work, the essential technical skills we are looking for are:

A qualification in events management or a minimum of one year’s work experience in an events role in an agency, corporate events venue or an in-house in a corporate events role.
Working experience of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
Excellent planning, organisational and administrative skills.
Experience of being on site at live events.
Knowledge of social media and marketing techniques is an advantage.
Driving licence and own transport is an advantage.

Main day to day duties will include:

Working as part of the events team to organise and deliver our busy programme of events which includes conferences, awards dinners, exhibitions, virtual and hybrid events. Specific duties will include managing delegate registration and communications, venue management and designing production solutions with our production team.
You’ll source, secure and work with events venues ensuring the right fit and best value for clients. This will include conducting site visits and keeping up to date with venue trends.
Developing project plans and production running orders to ensure every detail is captured and planned for to ensure seamless delivery of events onsite.
Sourcing event costs and contributing to budgets. Working with trusted suppliers and sourcing new – always ensuring good value for clients.
Working with the design team to create engaging event and communications content and marketing collateral.
You’ll play a key role on site at events being part of the team setting up and running events from 50 to 2,000 people.
Providing support for other agency services as required.

You must be in a position to regularly travel to events across the UK that may on occasion require you to stay overnight in hotels.

We offer a competitive salary, a 35-hour working week, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays as well as an additional day off for your birthday! We offer a contributory pension scheme, operate a discretionary bonus scheme and have free on-site parking.

While we are predominantly working from the office, we do offer the ability to work from home for a day or so every week if you choose to.

We offer a salary of £21,500 to £24,000 per year for the role depending on experience. We would politely ask you to only apply for the role if this range meets your salary expectations.

About Marick

We are Marick, an integrated creative communications agency producing stand out content and engaging live and virtual experiences. We bring brands to life and enable our clients to connect with their audiences in a way which creates a positive impact and leaves a lasting impression.

Founded in 2007, we are a professional, quality driven and reliable supplier with a track record we are hugely proud of. We offer four core services:

Events – live and virtual
Graphic design
Video production
Corporate and Marketing communications

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Events assistant
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