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Reference: 63691

Date Added: 30 November 2017
Closing Date: 15 December 2017

Job Title: Client Events Team Assistant

Working For: Dods Group plc

Location: London

Salary: £21,000.00 per year

Job Details

The Client Events Team Assistant will support the production & delivery of a wide portfolio of events. We are looking for a candidate who is hard-working, organised & has a strong attention to detail & excellent time management. The candidate will need to be a good communicator, comfortable working across the political spectrum & be willing to turn your hand to new challenges.

Responsibilities include:

  • To assist in the delivery of the Dods events programme at the annual political Party Conferences. The candidate must be available to attend each conference taking place in September and October
  • Lend support to all off the events organised within the events division; including conferences, roundtables, awards ceremonies & receptions, within the UK & EU
  • Help review & source new venues, caterers, AV suppliers etc.
  • Undertake & manage the events team’s logistics, including travel, couriers, hotel bookings etc.
  • To support the team with external stakeholder management, to ensure the smooth running of the events
  • To manage event invitations & RSVPs
  • To assist in the promotion & marketing of all events activity, internally & externally, through various company platforms
  • To manage the events team’s social media
  • Prepare event materials, including name badges & briefing packs
  • Support at events for example with set up/break down, delegate registration, speaker liaison, roving mics etc.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Ability to multi-task & work on a range of projects at any one time
  • Confident & polite on the phone, speaking with Parliamentarians & high-level stakeholders
  • Clear communication skills & approachable manner
  • Patient, level headed & reliable
  • Good attention to detail & able to work to deadlines
  • A team player with good written & oral communication & problem-solving skills
  • 1 year experience of working within events
  • A confident user of social media, experience of updating websites & a good knowledge of MS Office applications (especially Excel and Word)
  • A confident user of Photoshop
  • Available for evening/weekend work & on an overnight basis
  • Understanding of the UK political system & awareness of the UK’s current affairs

Closing Date: 15 December 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews: On a rolling basis from 11 December 2017.

Application Details

Applicants are asked to send their CV and a covering letter which outlines how you meet the requirements for the role and detailing your experience to Daisy Crisp, daisy.crisp@dodsgroup.com. Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

Please include ‘Client Events Team Assistant Application’ in the subject line of the email.

Website: http://www.dodsgroup.com/

Additional Notes