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Partnerships Assistant

Sharky & George

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Posted 1 week ago

Join Sharky & George for an Exciting Entry-Level Role in Creating Unforgettable Events

Overview

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£20000 - £30000

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London

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Expires at anytime

Who are we?

Sharky & George is a creative events company that specialise in immersive experiences for children and adults in the UK and overseas. With offices in Parsons Green, London and Bristol, Sharky & George employ a core team of ~25 staff, supported by a party team of over two hundred freelancers, who are kept very busy managing an average of two hundred events a month.

The Partnerships Team

Partnerships is an ever increasing and important part of Sharky & George. We have developed relationships with top hotels and brands around the country and the world.

We provide children’s clubs, parties and adult events to enable them to provide an excellent service to their customers.

The Role

Please note this is an entry level junior role

  • Responding to partnership event enquiries in a timely manner
  • Creating detailed event proposals for partnership events using Canva
  • Scheduling, preparing for and attending team meetings
  • Managing party teams in this country and overseas
  • Providing detailed costings of events in line with relevant budgets
  • Understanding the role that our party team have and making sure that we provide them with excellent kit for all their events.
  • Ordering, creating and pulling together kits for events. This will be a large focus of the role. There is a lot of packing involved!
  • Creative brainstorming and development and implementation of ideas
  • Genuinely understanding the feasibility of ideas in the context of each event
  • Meticulously planning and executing events for children and adults
  • Liaising with suppliers and venues
  • Onsite end to end event managing
  • Working together with the partnerships and logistics team to ensure all relevant licences, documents and assessments are in place before events

Experience & Skills

  • Meticulously organised and forward thinking
  • Friendly, enthusiastic and personable
  • Ability to work autonomously under the direction from senior team members
  • Punctual and reliable with a flexible approach to work
  • A ‘can do’ and proactive attitude
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks/projects against tight deadlines
  • Excellent phone manner and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to develop good working relationships with clients and team members
  • The ability to be adaptive, responsive and to problem solve whilst remaining calm under pressure and professional at all times
  • Proficiency using a range of office IT including gDrive, spreadsheets, booking software/CRM, design software skills like Canva
  • The ability to be adaptive, responsive and to problem solve whilst remaining calm under pressure and professional at all times
  • Happy to get stuck in on a practical level

The role is full-time, to commence over the next two months. The salary for this role will be subject to experience, £20k-£30k. The role is London-based.

Sharky & George hours have recently changed to 9am-5pm.

Start Time: September 2024

Benefits

  • Discretionary yearly bonus based on company performance
  • Juno monthly & quarterly benefits
  • Basic Vitality private healthcare Insurance
  • Regular company socials
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity benefits
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