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Events Executive, Norwich


Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: Nov. 13, 2019

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Download: Person Specification

We have an opportunity to work in our Events team where you will be helping to deliver a programme of successful events. The successful candidate will be someone with strong organisational and admin skills coupled with confident communication that works well under pressure. Events experience is not essential although it would be an advantage.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:

  • Plan, set up and help run entire events
  • Assist in the management of sponsors and finalists
  • Use creative planning to help develop events
  • Ensure that budgets are kept and understand profit margins
  • Prepare written material for inclusion in brochures, newspaper and web articles connected with events
  • Take a “front of house” role at events

YOU WILL HAVE:

  • Strong administration/organisational skills
  • Confident communication skills
  • A bright, quick to learn and efficient disposition
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Some experience working at events “front of house”
  • Ability to prepare documentation/reports using Excel
  • Brand awareness and marketing techniques
  • Negotiation skills to reach compromises

This is a full-time opportunity based in our Norwich office. The working days and hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm but as is the nature with events-related opportunities you will be required to travel and occasionally work out-of-office hours and weekends.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • Basic salary £17,100 rising to £18k after probationary period
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
  • Archant Gold – matched charity fundraising
  • Give as You Earn – tax-free charity giving scheme

WHAT NEXT?

If you have the relevant events experience that we are seeing then please send your CV to employment@archant.co.uk as soon as possible. We will experience a high volume of responses to this vacancy so as soon as we feel we have enough we do reserve the right to close the advert. We will be interviewing w/c 9th December with a view to someone joining us in January.

Please note that if you have not been invited in for an interview within two weeks of your application, then you can assume on this occasion that you have been unsuccessful.

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