Event Assistant

Event Assistant London, England

Worldwide Business Research
Full Time London, England 23000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Job title: Event Assistant

Division: Event Management

Reports To: Head of Event Management

Level: Entry Level

Company Profile

We run over 100 industry leading, annual conferences worldwide, along with a full complement of content marketing services and intimate networking events - all aimed at educating, supporting and connecting the leadership of the world's core industries.

We conduct research with leading industry professionals to learn what keeps them up at night. From that research we develop and sell conferences that address the unique needs and concerns of the senior level decision makers within those industries.

Our successful reputation is accomplished by hiring and training the most driven, determined and passionate people that we can find - people that can learn and grow along with the company for the long term and that want control over their own destiny. WBR ensures a great company culture, uncapped additional earning opportunities, fantastic work-life balance, excellent benefits, learning and development opportunities/support, group incentives, employee recognition and so much more. Come and see what sets WBR apart from our competitors, explore our regional offices and learn what it is like to be a part of it.

Job Purpose

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.

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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 Attributes/Behaviours

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  • Good Excel/Word/PowerPoint skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Outstanding customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to use initiative and multi-task under pressure whilst maintaining accuracy and efficiency
  • Ability to establish sustainable and profitable relationships with customers, suppliers & clients
  • Good at working with and motivating colleagues on an individual and team level
  • Flexibility to react to business needs e.g. travel at short notice
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • A commitment to consistent self-improvement and success
  • Great organisational, communication and inter-personal skills are essential
  • The ability to meet tight deadlines
  • A strong academic background
  • An ambitious and commercial focus
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects


  • We will support new members of the team with dedicated training and development time to evolve their existing skill set to be successful within our environment
  • Commitment to progression based on achievement
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Medicash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Access to wellbeing app
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Social events arranged for all
  • Team and company incentives based on performance
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous salary + profit share
  • Hybrid working model – 3 days work from home, Tuesdays & Thursdays in our London office (SW1V)

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Up to £23,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Gym membership
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Life insurance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral programme
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • London, SW1V 1JZ: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in London, SW1V 1JZ

Reference ID: EA2023
Expected start date: 16/10/2023

Event Assistant
Worldwide Business Research

London, United Kingdom
Rick Worden
$25 to $50 million (USD)
201 to 500 Employees
Company - Private
Advertising & Public Relations
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