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Junior Events Executive

£18k - £22k

Junior Events Executive

Have you recently graduated in Events and are looking for an EXCITING new role?

  • Harrogate/North Leeds

Description

Have you recently graduated in Events and are looking for an EXCITING new role?

 

We are currently recruiting for a Junior Events Executive for our client, a not-for-profit Children’s Charity who are responsible for organising several of the region’s largest and most prolific fundraising events and have an exciting opportunity for an Events Executive to join the team!

 

Your day-to-day duties will include:

 

  • Manage ticket sales by dealing with telephone and online bookings, inputting sales in the database, raising invoices and processing payments and dispatching tickets.
  • Invite and manage bookings from schools for Schools Out events.
  • Research challenge event opportunities and manage bookings/administrative support to any corporates/individuals undertaking challenge events in aid of the charity.
  • Gathering quotes from event suppliers e.g., venues, children’s entertainers, printers, florists, etc.
  • Oversee event guest information by chasing for missing information and database upkeep.
  • Creation of financial documents including invoices, credit notes and request for payment.
  • Assist at off-site events as briefed by the Head of Events.
  • Research and create copy for event publications/proofread copy drafted by others such as brochures, adverts, and post event articles for the website.
  • Mail merge administrative duties (place cards, guest lists, auction forms, auction prize certificates, thank you letters).
  • Volunteer recruitment, coordination, and training for large
  • Pre event and post event prize coordination – liaising with winning bidders/chasing payment.
  • Post event thank you/donor recognition
  • Research for new prize donors and prize development.
  • Provide support to Committees by organising planning meetings, producing agendas, and taking minutes, as directed by the Committee Chair.
  • To help deliver ideas and initiatives that will contribute to the growth and development of the charity.
  • You will be expected to carry out other duties from time to time which are broadly consistent with those in this document.

 

Person Specification:

 

  • A strong work ethic with a passion for helping children
  • Experience in the events industry
  • Drive, ambition, and a strong sense of initiative
  • A willingness to learn and take on additional responsibility
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel and Power Point)
  • Attention to detail/strong proof-reading skills
  • A good level of spelling and grammar
  • Confident with internet research
  • Excellent customer service skills with a polite and helpful manner towards all stakeholders, beneficiaries, and colleagues.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people from a wide range of backgrounds e.g., Committee members, colleagues, beneficiaries, external suppliers, support staff at events etc.
  • Well organised
  • Reliable and well presented
  • Able to multi-task and achieve key deadlines
  • Is a ‘team player’ (working in a relatively small office in close proximity to colleagues)

 

In return our client is offering a salary of up to £22k for the right candidate!

 

Interested? Email your CV to Emma at EM Recruiting TODAY!

To apply for this job email your details to emma@emrecruiting.co.uk.