Hiring An Events Assistant

WHAT CAN AN EVENTS ASSISTANT DO FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

An Events Assistant’s role is highly dynamic and an essential position in the events team if your organisation regularly runs and organises events. They will typically act as the 2IC to the Events Manager and help in the coordination of both internal and external events. A large component of this role will involve logistical and administrative support which could entail records maintenance, accounts administration as well as guest list management. 

An Events Assistant will often promote the event using social media and other communications channels, as well as ensure the process of branding merchandise is well managed and to schedule.    

THE EVENTS ASSISTANT RECRUITMENT PROCESS

There are a number of candidates in the market looking to move towards the events sector which is both a positive and negative for you as an employer. On the one hand, you will have a number of applications, but on the other, it takes a significant amount of time and resource to differentiate the best candidates from those lacking the right experience or skills. 

The recruitment process for finding the best Events Assistant involves a significant amount of telephone screening as well as face to face interviews. In addition to this we recommend an assessment of their competencies around project management, organisational ability and creative thinking. 

FINDING THE BEST EVENTS ASSISTANT FOR YOU

Tiger look for candidates with the ability to think on their feet, who are natural social butterflies and love to network. It’s a given that they’ll have a passion for executing the perfect event, but they’ll also relish being mentored by senior events managers and upskilling with their oversight. 

With an enthusiasm for contributing new ideas, the best Events Assistant will equally possess a commercial acumen not usually required of a traditional Administrator. They’ll understand the basics of budgeting and have a flair for staying on top of the details others may miss. 

Contact Tiger today to assist with the recruitment of your next Events Assistant. 

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