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Exhibition Assistant opportunity

Design Event is looking for a positive, enthusiastic person with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, who is able to manage their own workload and work well as part of a team. The successful candidate will have an enthusiasm for design, organising exhibitions and events and a drive to learn new skills and maximise this opportunity.

Criteria:

  • Experience of developing and installing exhibitions or events
  • Strong administrative skills
  • strong organisational skills
  • Excellent IT skills including Mircrosoft office
  • Design skills desirable (InDesign, Adobe Photoshop)
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work flexible hours over the festival and install/breakdown period 23 October -17 November (festival dates are 3-8 November)
  • Methodical worker
  • Ability to carry out moderate physical tasks

CORE TASKS

Events / Exhibitions

Supporting on all aspects of events and exhibitions

  • Supporting with exhibition layouts
  • Liaising with exhibitors and designers on delivery and collection of works
  • Managing associated admin, – loan agreements, delivery notes, condition reports
  • Exhibition installation with Design Event team.
  • Co-ordinating signage
  • Preparation of exhibition interpretation panels
  • Curating pop up shop
  • Managing retail display and information
  • Managing pop up shop stock and sales systems
  • Supporting invigilation of exhibitions and events with Design Event team

Support with logistics for talks and symposium

  • Organising travel and accommodation for speakers
  • Liaising with venue on event logistics and catering
  • Liaising with event partners

Administrative

  • General administrative support to the Design Event team
  • Liaising with event partners, designers, volunteers and venues

The post is from 2nd August – 24th November 3 days per week with some additional days during period 1st – 8th November.

Salary is £17,000 pro rata’d dependent on experience.

To Apply :

Please send covering letter and CV outlining your skills and experience relevant to the post, to Karen Nairstone – Karen@design-event.co.uk Deadline 13th July 2017.