Event Assistant

iNHouse is in a period of strong growth – this full service communications agency moved into new offices in the heart of Westminster last year and prides itself on the quality of its clients, from Google, Diageo, YouTube, Openreach, Northumbria University and ARUP to name a few.

Due to the success of our events business we are now looking for an Event Assistant to provide essential administrative support to the Head of Events. This a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience in the world of event planning.

The right candidate will assist with the planning, organisation, and delivery of a wide range of events, both in our office in Westminster and at external locations. You will need a positive, can do attitude, and be able to flex your approach and make decisions at speed when required. You will perform well under pressure and possess great attention to detail.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all tasks involved with planning and coordinating of various events, including the iNHouse Lounge at political party conference, large-scale events, receptions, report launches, and projects for clients and iNHouse.
  • Manage the administration involved with event logistics, including contract support, catering, audiovisual requirements, venue booking and other operations.
  • Support with the planning and delivery of monthly iNHouse social events
  • Monitor and track event budgets and financial records, under the management of Head of Events
  • Liaise with clients and the iNHouse team about events and their planning.
  • Support the creation and distribution of event invitations, agendas, and marketing materials.
  • Assist in coordinating event registrations, including managing RSVP lists and attendee communications.
  • Provide on-site, live event support, ensuring the smooth running of our events with the Head of Events or other event lead.


Requirements

  • Experience in event planning and organising or supporting events in a workplace or voluntary role.
  • Excellent organisational and multitasking skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to react quickly and creatively to solve problems.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in managing event logistics, budgets, and administrative tasks.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including drafting professional emails and event materials.
  • Excellent IT skills and ability to confidently use PowerPoint, Word and Excel to quickly pick up new programmes.
  • Flexibility to work occasional early mornings, evenings and weekends, as required by event schedules.
  • An interest and understanding in the political landscape is desirable.


What we offer

  • Competitive salary (according to experience)
  • 25 days paid holiday (plus bank holidays).
  • Pension contributions.
  • Team activities such as monthly book club, regular socialising with and without clients and monthly lunch & learns with external speakers.
  • An active social calendar and encouragement of networking during and out of office hours.


Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to Sally@inhouse.london. Please include “Event Assistant application” in the subject line of your email.

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