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Events Assistant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Events

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £21,715 per year

  • Contact :

    dagmara.DePaula@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7315

  • Job ref:

    HQ00038576

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months, 1 Day

  • Consultant:

    Dagmara Wolosiuk-De Paula

A great opportunity has arisen for an Event Assistant for a national charity in order to be part of the team delivering an outstanding event, supporting the planning and logistics of the event as well as assisting charity to deliver its ambitious fundraising target.


Key Responsibilities will include:

Providing excellent fundraising support to the team of 2,000 dedicated runners via email, phone and social media;
Supporting with the management of 175+ charity partners;
Assisting the team with helpdesk support for event and charity runners;
Supporting with organising of event day, including cheer points, route activations and post-race party for charity s runners. This will include obtaining gift in kind, sourcing food, creating signage and on the day plans and liaising with suppliers;
Support with recruiting and stewarding a large team of volunteers to help deliver the event;
Support the team with additional ad hoc tasks.

In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

Great organisational skills
Excellent writing skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent research skills
Must have a strong and confident telephone manner
Can work on own initiative
High attention to detail
Multi-tasking and time management
Confident and positive persona
Keen team player and ability to assist efficiently with whatever tasks are required
Good IT skills; specifically, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and strong research capabilities

Desirable:

Experience in event fundraising and/or supporting delivery of a large-scale event
Event activation experience
Experience working with community groups and/or cultural organisations
Database skills (preferably Raiser s Edge)