Office Assistant - Conference and Events

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£18,677 per annum
05 Oct 2018
28 Oct 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client's conference business is growing and they have an exciting opportunity for someone with an interest in pursuing a career in events management, to join their friendly and professional Conference & Events team.

Conference & Events Office Assistant 
Contract Type:
 Permanent, full-time 
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: £18,677 per annum 
Based: Cambridge

The role 
Reporting to the Conference & Events Assistant Manager, the Conference & Events Office Assistant will be a point of contact for enquiries and requests and provide administrative support to the Conference & Events team.

During term time, you will prepare function packs and assist in taking bookings for meetings, High Table and Formal Hall, as well as bookings for our students and college choir. Out of term, the Conference & Events Office Assistant will prepare function packs, documents for events including menus, signage and seating plans, and welcome packs for conference delegates, liaising with other college departments and event organisers where necessary.

The ideal candidate 
The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills, a confident telephone manner and the ability to respond confidently, courteously and helpfully to telephone and face to face enquiries. You'll have strong organisational and time-management skills, attention to detail and accuracy in the written word, and a thorough knowledge of Email, MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

They are also looking for a team player, with a willingness and the flexibility to assist other team members as necessary to achieve deadlines. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate a pro-active approach to tasks and the ability to work autonomously.

Looking after you and your career 
They will provide opportunities for you to develop your skills through mentoring and professional development. They reward high achievers through performance-based pay, and they also offer an excellent benefits package, which includes a contributory final salary pension scheme (or NEST), 33 days’ paid annual leave (including an allowance for the bank holidays), free meals on duty, on-site parking, contractual sick pay, free healthcare plan, subsidised private healthcare and free use of the college gym.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 28 October 2018.


To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application for this position.

Our client is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. They are proud of their diversity. They therefore welcome staff whatever their race, gender, sexuality, disability or religious belief, and they are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in their community.

No agencies please.

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