Event Assistant

We have a fantastic vacancy for an Event Assistant – a great opportunity to take a first step into your conference career at an industry leading events company. You will support the Event Managers with the coordination and running of our international conferences and Connect events, allowing you to gain invaluable hands on experience.

The role

We are seeking a highly motivated, ambitious, commercially focused, and team-oriented professional to join our team – with the opportunity to connect with senior-level executives, travel to major European cities for events, and learn essential event management skills.

Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with event sponsors regarding their deliverables, collating their logos, profiles and attendee details
  • Assisting with the design of onsite signage and documents
  • Researching and sourcing new suppliers and entertainers
  • Arranging and managing team travel and accommodation
  • Managing mobile app content pre event and onsite
  • Attending events and helping to manage onsite event execution

Desired skills & experience

  • Great organisational, communication and inter-personal skills are essential
  • The ability to meet tough deadlines
  • A strong academic background
  • An ambitious and commercial focus
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects

The company

Do you want to work for a dynamic, entrepreneurial company that is growing at over 25% every year, with a high-energy, ethical corporate culture?

Worldwide Business Research (WBR) is the world’s biggest large-scale conference company and part of the PLS group, a global leading provider of strategic business intelligence with 16 offices worldwide. WBR is the leading producer of annual large-scale, executive level business-to-business conferences. Our portfolio of events is focused in the areas of Procurement, Retail, Supply Chain, Defense, Life Sciences, Finance, Technology and Manufacturing. Advancement within the organisation is based on merit and not time on the job.

Salary and Eligibility

Basic salary is £22,000 per annum, pension and healthcare plan.

You must be eligible to work in the UK, we do not offer sponsorship for this role.

  • Job Overview

  • Location: London
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Department: Event Planning
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