Event assistant (level 3)
Working in an events company or events department in an organisation, helping event planners and project managers to organise and host events.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to A level.
- Typical duration
- 18 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Sales, marketing and procurement
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- Event Management
- Events Planner
- Party Planner
Skills an apprentice will learn
- Operational: Gather facts and collate information in response to a brief or request, like searching for the right location and venue for an event.
- Operational: Respond to requests from the different functional teams and carry out a variety of daily and weekly tasks to assist in the planning and preparation of an event.
- Operational: Provide assistance onsite at an event by registering delegates or by helping to assist the onsite team with a variety of tasks.
- Operational: Manage your time effectively by understanding how to prioritise tasks according to their importance and urgency for the stakeholders of an event.
- Operational: Use software packages to create word processing and spreadsheet documents.
- Operational: Contribute to reports, event project plans and written presentations for clients
- Operational: Use a range of event technology platforms and in-house bespoke software systems and databases.
- Operational: Show careful attention to regulations and internal policies.
- Professional: Listen, interpret, understand, vocalise and respond to clients’ needs.
- Professional: Speak and write clearly in order to prepare written communications or provide instructions that are needed for a client, supplier or team member.
- Professional: Build rapport and trust with the stakeholders of an event so that stakeholders can collaborate well throughout the planning and organisation processes.
- Professional: Question effectively to ensure understanding of what is required from clients or colleagues.
- Professional: Have the skills to maintain relationships with colleagues, suppliers or clients once they are built, and be able to repair them when they are damaged.
- Professional: Work effectively within a group environment to prepare for, deliver and/or follow up after an event takes place.
- Commercial: Assist in the preparation, management and reconciliation of event budgets by collecting information, checking data and making calculations.
- Commercial: Show how commercial awareness has been applied through task and time management, specifically using efficient and effective measures to conclude a project in the most proficient way.
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