Shows & Events Assistant, Hearst Live

Recruiter
Hearst
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive Salary Depending on Experience
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
13 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

 Responsibilities

  • To provide logistical & operational support to the Shows Team for the Country Living shows business  
  • The role includes exposure across the breadth of outdoor/indoor show organisation and delivery e.g. marketing, sales and administrative support 
  • To attend and work as part of the team at evening and weekend events where required (including bank holidays). 
  • This role requires extensive periods working away from the office at outdoor shows and includes overnight hotel stays  
  • To assist the Shows Director and the wider Hearst Live team in the organisation of group events and relationship management of sponsors / partners  
  • Act as a point of contact for stand holders at relevant shows / exhibitions   
  • Work alongside any agencies Hearst Live instruct  
  • Support of marketing execution of the associated campaigns    
  • Support the Shows & Events Manager and the sales team in the management of sponsors and partners  
  • Undertake administration required for relevant shows / exhibitions  
  • Assist the team in the collation and delivery of sponsorship reports and presentations  

About You

  • Event and/or hospitality work experience  
  • Knowledge of show / exhibition industry  
  • Competent in using Word, Excel, Powerpoint, internet and e-mail systems   
  • Presentable and approachable  
  • Confident telephone manner (including cold calling)  
  • Highly organised and have the ability to multi task and remain calm under pressure whilst maintaining a high accuracy in work standard  
  • Ability to work as part of a team with the aptitude to act on own initiative where required  
  • Flexibility in work approach and time management 

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