Events Assistant (12-month contract)

Are you an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with excellent customer service and organisational skills?

Salary: £28,727 (Band G, Point 1)
Contract: Full-time, 12-month fixed-term contract
Location: London, hybrid working
Closing date: Sunday 22 May 2022, 23:59 BST
Interviews: Week commencing 6 June 2022

About you

We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with excellent customer service and organisational skills. You will also need to have good IT skills, with knowledge of Microsoft Office.

You will assist the BES in the organisation and delivery of our events programme, including our flagship scientific conference, the BES Annual Meeting, which sees 1,200 ecologists gather from around the world and share the latest research.

About the role

Reporting to the Events Manager, the Events Assistant will:

  • Administer event bookings, confirmation letters, certificates of attendance and receipts
  • Answer enquiries about our events from delegates and liaise with speakers and organisers
  • Provide on-site support at conferences and events
  • Oversee events pages on the website and update website copy
  • Assist the marketing of upcoming events

The successful candidate will become part of a team seeking to excite and inspire our various audiences in ecology at a time when our science has never been more relevant for society. You will be based at the BES offices in Central London.

A full job description, including person specification and competencies is available in the link below.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK. Successful applicants will need to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK. The BES is unable to provide visa sponsorship and unable to hire anyone living outside the UK.

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