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Job Description In-House Events Assistant

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title

In-House Events Assistant

Line Manager/ Reports to

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Team/ Department

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Location

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Job Ref & about the organisation  

 

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Core Objectives

Part of the in-house events team which plans and runs events for the organisation; this role is responsible for assisting with the planning and running of events, whether they take place within the organisation or at any other venue.

 

This includes liaising with other relevant departments/sections of the organisation, external venues and suppliers, assisting the Line Manager with marketing and promotion, liaising with clients, the planning and pricing of events, promotion, preparation and management of events to adhere to controlled prices/budgets and applicable quality standards; maintaining responsibility for ordering and obtaining supplies and quality control.

 

Assisting the Line Manager with ensuring compliance to sanitation, hygiene, health and safety legislation and organisational quality requirements and working policies and procedures.

 

Main Tasks/Duties and Responsibilities 

 

 

Day to day responsibilities as agreed with your Line Manager to include:

– understanding the organisation and its “brand” and the requirements and criteria for planned events, including internal customer requirements (departments, teams etc) and external (guests, invitees etc) expectations and needs

– to assist Line Manager with of all aspects of events from enquiry and planning to conclusion

– ensuring compliance to sanitation, hygiene, health and safety legislation and organisational and quality requirements and working policies and procedures.

– to assist Line Manager in the designing, planning, costing and pricing of events

– to assist Line Manager to co-ordinate food and drinks/beverages preparation and Fixture, Fittings and Equipment list

– to participate in quality management of food and drinks/beverages and Fixture, Fittings and Equipment

– to assist Line Manager to investigate and resolve internal and external customer complaints

– to assist in managing customer’s expectations and deal with and resolve all concerns/queries

– effective liaison, support and assistance with external venues, suppliers and the remainder of the organisation

– maintaining accurate records and accounts as stipulated and reporting as required

– help set an example for team members of commitment, work ethic and habits and personal character

– responsibly use resources and control expenses to operate within budgetary controls

– adhere to all organisation policies and procedures

 

From time to time you may be expected to be part of special projects as are reasonably required of your job role.

You are responsible for your allocated workload and must meet all targets as agreed with your Line Manager. You must contribute towards the smooth running of the organisation generally.

Hours

Your usual hours will be from 11am to 8pm. However, you will be expected to work as and when necessary to meet the needs of the team and your targets.

 

Secondary Tasks/Duties

 

 

 

 

The role is part of the whole organisation team and as such requires you to perform such reasonable tasks that are required, as and when necessary, to maintain, promote, develop and expand the business of our organisation and its interests generally.

 

You must carry out your duties to the best of your ability, having consideration for the needs of your colleagues, the organisation and its customers/clients. You must obey all lawful and reasonable orders given to you and comply with the organisation’s rules, procedures and policies

Management / Supervisory Responsibilities

People or equipment

 

Equipment

You are responsible for the equipment provided to you for use in your job role and to your team. This means you must ensure that equipment is used in accordance with training provided, all of the organisation’s policies and procedures and the law and using, where applicable, any safety equipment or Personal Protective Equipment provided. You are responsible for ensuring that the equipment used by the team is maintained and can be used/operated at all times.

Essential Abilities/ Competencies of this job role

You need

– qualifications sufficient to perform the job role – insert as required e.g. NVQ etc

– certification required insert as required

– languages as required – insert as applicable e.g.  English, Italian, knowledge of culinary French an advantage

– desirable to be a member of insert as applicable Association of Exhibition Organisers (AEO) or the Association for Conferences and Events (ACE),

– experience in this type of job role – insert as applicable e.g.  minimum 5 years

– understanding and experience of the following insert as applicable

– good understanding of how an organisation works and of events management, food and beverage hygiene, quality standards and health and safety

– enthusiastic and hardworking

– committed to customer satisfaction

– high integrity and honesty in all dealings

– ability to work under pressure

insert anything else required e.g. computer systems , such as Delphi Banqueting Software etc,

 

You need to have and maintain (with regular training and updates as necessary) the knowledge, technical skills and qualifications that are necessary to perform your job role to comply with the requirements of the organisation and any applicable rules, regulations (particularly of any professional body) and with any law which applies to your job role.

Special Working Conditions

You may be expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s overtime policies

Insert following if applicable – The nature of your role will require you to travel within the area that your team covers. However, from time to time you may be expected to travel outside that area as the job role requires

 

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Salary level

C – £18,000

Benefits

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Approved by Name

John Smith

Job Role

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Date approved

10/11/2012