Communications and Events Assistant

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
2 months intially
From:
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Place:
Lancashire
Date:
10/13/2015
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1000082

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I am looking for a Communications and Events Assistant for one of my public sector client.

Please see the below job specification:

Providing support to the Events Manager in organizing and running events including assisting
with logistics, manning event stands and evaluating impact.
To lead on managing the weekly and long-term forward planning grids for both internal and
external communications, and coordinate process for updating grids with range of internal
stakeholders.
To provide administrative support to Head of Comms and rest of team eg managing diaries,
setting up meetings, booking rooms and travel.
Building a good relationship with CEOs Private Office and other key internal stakeholders
Assisting with media monitoring and social media publishing.
Producing occasional PowerPoint presentations for Head of Comms or other team members

When applying for this post, please ensure that you detail how you believe you meet the essential criteria detailed in the person specification in no more than 250 words per bullet point. Please also note that competencies for this role will be assessed at interview. The interview process may also contain a skills assessment

Job Description
Call to action
We are looking for a motivated and highly organized individual who has experience organizing events and can provide events and administrative support to the communications team and diary support to the Head of Communications.

Role Purpose
The post holder will be responsible for assisting the Events Manager in organizing and running a range of external customer events and internal staff events. In addition, they will provide forward planning and administrative support for the communications team and manage the diary of the Head of Communications, as well as assisting with media monitoring and social media delivery.

Desirable criteria
To run stats and populate evaluation dashboards on weekly basis

Skills and experience
Personal Impact
Excellent organizational skills and ability to priorities tasks
Good written and verbal communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Good interpersonal skills and confidence to interact with senior stakeholders
Strong team player
Well motivated, responsible and adaptable

Knowledge
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, use of Apple Macs and google apps/gmail an advantage.
Understands principles of good events management and logistics
Interest in communications and understanding of using digital and social media channels
Good knowledge of strategic planning processes.
Understands how to evaluate and experience in delivering events

Skills
Planning and organisation, time management
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Events management
Digital and social media skills
Managing relationships

Additional Requirements
Willing to travel to other client offices where necessary to attend meetings or events. client offices are in Liverpool, Norwich, Newport, Leeds and Bristol. Willing to travel to and attend external events where relevant.