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Events Admin Assistant
£11.00 per hour
Application deadline: March 29th 2019
We are looking for as Events Admin person to support the Events team during this time of increased activity. Over recent months there has been a drive to secure new conference and meeting business for Events at St Martin’s. St Martin’s Events team has set some ambitious targets for 2018 / 2019, and is looking for a well organised person to support the administration. This is an ideal opportunity for the right candidate looking to start a career in Events Management.
St Martin’s is surrounded by numerous local businesses, office and work spaces, corporate and individual companies, as well as major tourist attractions, shops, restaurants and has great transport links.
The key focus of the role will be working closely with the Events team to keep all the admin up to date delivering events across the site.
If you are…..
Passionate – about understanding and responding to a client’s needs
Enthusiastic – about hospitality and great customer care
Hardworking – who can take the initiative to get things done and work to deadlines
Motivated – to learn and excel in events industry
Self-starting – excellent at organisation and calm under pressure
Friendly – able to work in a team with a fantastic team spirit
Experience of working in administration, with a keen interest and understanding of events and hospitality is required.
Working at St Martin’s
Based at: St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London.
Working pattern: In general will be Monday to Friday, however there is weekend work for some event bookings, 40 hours per week, including some early mornings and evenings.
Salary: £11.00 per hour plus Workplace Pension.
Free meal on duty, free filter coffee and tea throughout your working day, 20% discount in the Café in the Crypt/Courtyard and Shop (excluding books and CDs) and limited concert concessions.
Holiday entitlement: 28 days holiday including bank holidays
Notice period: 4 weeks
For a full job profile see our website
How to apply
To apply for this post, please email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9.00 am Friday 29 March:
- a supporting statement, explaining why you believe you can do this role
- a comprehensive CV including details of your achievements in each role, and including details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer (please note we will not contact referees without your permission).
If you are interested in this opportunity and want to know more, please contact Michelle Budge, HR Coordinator or Nadine Swaffield, HR Manager email email@example.com or call on 020 7766 1101/1119.
Interviews will be Friday 5 April 2019.
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, unfortunately we cannot respond to all individual applicants.
A bit about St Martin’s
St Martin-in-the-Fields is a unique venue located in the heart of Trafalgar Square, central London. We offer a range of flexible spaces for meetings, conference and events of both a contemporary and historic nature. We offer good value for money, complimentary Wi-Fi and a great in house catering team to meet a variety of requirements, from simple sandwich lunches to gourmet seated dinners and everything in between. All profits from our events business support the work of the church with its particular focus on helping homeless and vulnerable people.
There is more detailed information regarding the spaces in the separate Events brochure, and on our website at www.smitf.org
The spaces can be used for a wide range of events for corporate, charitable or private hire including, conferences, meetings, receptions and training events. In addition to these we can cater for parties, book launches, rehearsals, dinners and weddings.
With a brand new and exciting upgrade taking place in October 2018 to St Martin’s Hall– namely brand new AV, we are keen to let the market know about this enhancement and attract new conference business.
We are looking for an organised and competent person, who can work supportively and collaboratively, ensuring all administration is carried out so the team can get on with meeting clients and generating sales This role will suit someone who has a history of good organisational skills, a self-motivator who is organised with excellent interpersonal skills.