at Wherstead Park

Events Assistant

To provide support to the events team with particular emphasis on the operations and running of events for both internal and commercial clients. To multitask and deliver exceptional standards of service to internal and external clients in a fast paced environment to assist with the delivery of successful events. To represent the Wherstead Park brand and enhance the reputation of the business through the building of strong working relationships with all clients/potential clients.

Work as part of the team to ensure every aspect of any event is thoroughly considered and that the detail is correct, providing the client with an event that exceeds expectation. To have a ‘hands-on’ involvement in the set up and breakdown of events, including the installation of audio and visual content and catering for conferences and events, with a heavy emphasis on serving customers directly. To have knowledge of and follow Society policies and procedures in relation to basic food safety, manual handling, fire safety and working at heights to support the safe running of events. To work a mixture of days, evenings and weekends as required in support of the Conference and Events Team, respecting that these will form a significant part of the role in light of the industry within which Wherstead Park operates. Therefore, a driving license is also essential. To be able to ‘think on your feet’ and overcome obstacles in a live environment. To carry out any additional duties as necessary to fulfil the requirements of the Events Assistant role as requested by the team. The Ideal Candidate Excellent organisational skills, ability to multi task and organise others. Ability to think ahead and anticipate needs before they arise. Excellent customer care skills. A proactive “can do” attitude and a real team player. Ability to work accurately under pressure, often to tight timescales. Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with confidential or sensitive matters. Ability to prioritise and manage own workload amid conflicting demands and busy work periods. Meticulous attention to detail. Confident and able to work on own initiative and with limited supervision. Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships at all levels, including during difficult or challenging circumstances. Communication skills – excellent written English and use of visual communication tools.

Total Vacancy Hours: 37.5 Salary: £10.07

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Bar & front of house staff

Bar and front of house staff required to work within Wherstead Park’s busy events department. The successful candidate will preferably have some previous front of house experience of operating within a busy and dynamic events environment, although full training will be given. Our events cover everything from conferences, business events, movie nights under the stars, opera concerts, corporate events, weddings and so much more......

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