Events Coordinator

  • Location
    Kingston Upon Hull
  • Type
  • Division
    Office Support
  • Salary
    Up to £11.70 per hour
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We are working with a client on an exclusive basis who is looking to recruit a temporary to permanent events coordinator. This is an excellent opportunity for a strong administration assistant who loves organising. This is a varied role where you will never get bored and be short of new challenges.

The roles duties include:
- Assisting the day-to-day management of the meeting, conference rooms and daily corporate spaces.
- Organising refreshments and catering as and when needed.
- Efficient management of the booking's software and client portals.
- Managing general housekeeping onsite.
- Maintaining a safe business working environments for all stakeholders.
- Assisting with the weekly fire alarm test and fire warden duties in the event of an emergency evacuation.
- Other duties will entail, covering reception, dealing with visitors, handling post and parcels.
- This role will also entail administrative duties.
- Full time working hours which may need to be flexible for corporate events.

The ideal candidate:
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Previous experience organising events
- Reception experience, dealing with inbound and outbound calls.
- Strong communication skills both written and oral
- Self-motivated and able to prioritise their workload effectively.
- Work confidently with other members of the team.
- Good time keeping and punctual.
- Understand the importance of confidentiality in the role.
- Experience in a customer facing role.
- Experience organising room bookings and day to day management.
- Experience taking minutes of meetings.
- IT literate.
- Attention to detail with excellent proof reading, literacy and numeracy skills.

Additional desirable skills:
- NVQ 3 (or above) Administration or equivalent.
- RSA II (or above) Typing/Word Processing or equivalent.
- Experience using social media platforms for a business.
- Direct hospitality delivery experience.
- Customer service qualification.

Edwards & Pearce acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Edwards & Pearce is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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