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Events Assistant

  • Organisation:The Bowes Museum
  • Location:Durham, England
  • Salary:£8.91 per hour
  • Contract type:Part Time 20 hours per week

Main Purpose

Reporting to the Events Coordinator, the Events Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Events team with logistical and administrative support.

Main Duties

  • Respond to customer enquiries, questions and requests for information received via email, incoming calls, or correspondence.
  • Assist the Events team with the events schedule including small meetings, weddings, group bookings and outdoor events including seasonal markets.
  • Produce detailed event plans.
  • Attend meetings with clients and members of the museum staff regarding events.
  • The maintenance of records of all bookings and other administrative matters.
  • Ad-hoc duties at events including, but not limited to, guest list management, stewarding and assisting the Front of House, Catering and Retail teams.
  • Help with the set-up and dismantling of events.
  • Uphold professional standards.
  • To assist with any other operational matters that could be reasonably expected in the operation of the Events department.

Personnel Specification: Events Coordinator

Essential requirements:

  • Creative and used to thinking ‘outside the box’
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Passion for Events
  • Personable and presentable
  • Confident with all Microsoft Office packages

Desirable requirements:

  • Excellent networker
  • Eager to contribute new ideas
  • Project management skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Experience working with CRM system (Spectrix)

Application Closing Date: 26 October 2021

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