Events Assistant – Events Team

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Events Assistant - Events Team
Contract / Temporary

Bournemouth 5249006

Posted: 15th May 2024 16:45
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.59 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 09:00 - 17:30

  • This opening assignment is for 10-11 months


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Temporary Events Assistant - Events Team

Reference no: Bournemouth 5249006

Pay Rate: £12.59 per hour PAYE

37 Monday – Friday, 09:00 - 17:30

This opening assignment is for 10-11 months


Some evening and weekend event work required including setting up events, loading and unloading vans, signage.  Must be able to work over Bournemouth Air Festival 29th - 31st August. 

Provide administrative support in approving over 450 externally organised outdoor events per year to ensure they deliver a safe and enjoyable experience. Provide administrative support to the events team to deliver all council-run outdoor events and festivals across Bournemouth and Poole.

Key responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the Events team, Council departments and external stakeholders in administrating events to ensure they have the documentation and approvals to organise events in a safe and enjoyable environment
  • Get quotes for supplier services for events and help administer major supplier and event organiser contracts 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles

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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • 2 A levels, NVQ 2/3 in Business Administration (or equivalent experience)
  • A valid UK driving licence with access to own or pool car


  • Good knowledge of ICT including Excel, Word, Outlook and other programmes relevant to the role 


  • Experience of diary management for senior officers 
  • Experience of working in a busy environment, forward planning and adapting to changing environments 

Skills & Abilities:

  • Good administrative skills and attention to detail 
  •  Ability to communicate and thrive in a team environment 
  • Able to adapt, understand and apply organisational administrative processes and procedures 
  • Good at gaining and building rapport in customer facing environment 


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Job Ref: Bournemouth 5249006
Events Assistant - Events Team
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: Bournemouth 5249006
Events Assistant - Events Team
Client Category: Local Authority

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