Events Assistant Job In Glasgow

Events Assistant


  • £9.00 per hour
  • Posted: 05/02/2019
  • Glasgow
  • Job Ref: 086105360
  • Temporary

Job Details

Our client who is based within the higher education sector, have a temporary contract for an Events Assistant. This role is 25 hours per week based 5 hours per day Mon-Fri. This role is based in the West End of Glasgow with a pay rate of £9.00 per hour.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responding to incoming enquiries, on a daily basis, to the generic inbox.
  • Setting-up, updating and maintaining the social media information output
  • Booking venues appropriate to the type and size of event, e.g. Welcome Ceilidhs, Orientations, Farewell Certificate Events, evening social events, focus groups.
  • Arranging appropriate catering for all such events, where required
  • Preparing (formatting, collating and printing) materials for orientation and arrival including: Handouts for insertion into Welcome Packs, Course(s) information and schedules to comply with standardised template
  • Procurement of items for the Welcome Packs
  • Managing information gathering for students' arrivals
  • Managing sign-ups for events, particularly day excursions
  • Enrolling students in their courses using MyCampus

The ideal candidate should have:
  • Proven ability to compile and manipulate databases and spreadsheets
  • Proven communication and time management skills and forward planning
  • Ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and organise a large workload without supervision
  • Exercise initiative, discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times