Event Assistant

Great Minds Event Planning - Denver, CO

Part-time

Event Assistant Job Description

We are currently recruiting for volunteers to work in the Events department within our team, assisting with duties on live event days. The vacancy is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and confident individual who wishes to expand upon their knowledge across a wide range of skills and expertise.

The individual will become involved within all aspects of events management, gaining invaluable experience from industry professionals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be on hand to support the Event Manager
  • Assist in the coordination of the build and de-rig of events
  • Support the Marketing team
  • Assist with gathering data during the event
  • Assist with Trader and Performer liaison
  • Ensuring visitors are aware of event programming information during the day
  • Handing out promotional materials throughout the event
  • Other ad hoc duties as and when required by the Event Manager Person Specification Essential
  • Confident communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)
  • Previous experience of volunteering in Events or a similar area of work
  • Ability to think proactively and be calm in sometimes hectic situations
  • Good administrative and IT skills (including Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel)
  • Creativity and ability to work on own initiative and meet deadlines
  • Excellent team player
  • Proficient in working in a fast paced environment
  • A pro-active and can-do attitude, even when working under pressure Desirable
  • Experienced in assisting with the planning and organization of events
  • Capable at engaging with and communicating to a variety audiences

Job Types: Part-time, Commission

Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Event: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Word: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Administrative: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Location:

  • Denver, CO 80216 (Preferred)

Hours per week:

  • 10-19

Commission Only:

  • No