If your organisation regularly holds events, an events assistant can prove incredibly helpful. They will typically act as the 2IC to the events manager and help in the co-ordination of both internal and external events. A large component of this role will involve logistical and administrative support, which could entail records maintenance, accounts administration and guest list management.
An events assistant will often promote the event using social media and other communication channels and ensure the process of merchandise is well-managed and to schedule.
The events market can often be saturated with candidates, some more qualified than others. Tiger’s team of knowledgeable consultants can filter through the noise to find the candidates best suited to your requirements, considering competencies in project management, organisational skills and creative thinking.
The recruitment process for finding outstanding events assistants involves a significant amount of telephone screening, as well as face-to-face interviews. As always, we undertake extensive screening processes and assess candidates for both professional and cultural fit.
A successful events assistant will have the ability to think on their feet and be natural social butterflies who love to network. They’ll be passionate about executing the perfect event, but will also relish the opportunity to be mentored by senior events managers.
With an enthusiasm for contributing new ideas, the best events assistant will possess a commercial acumen not usually required of a traditional administrator. They’ll understand the basics of budgeting and have a flair for staying on top of the details others may miss.Events Assistant Job Description Template