Wherstead Park - Ipswich , Events

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Job Title: Events Assistant
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 19k per annum
Hours: 39 Hours Per Week
Closing Date: 01/07/2018

Our Events team are recruiting!

Two Events Assistants are required to work 39 hours per week. The ability to be flexible is a fundamental requirement of the role as the nature of the departments work is such that evening and weekend working will feature regularly.

Immaculate appearance, excellent written and verbal communication skills together with a good standard of numeracy are essential. Principle responsibilities will include:

  • Providing comprehensive support to the Events Team
  • Working to meet the requirements of the Events Industry
  • A ‘Hands on’ approach with regards to the set-up and breakdown of Events
  • Day to day management of the Events Diary
  • Full compliance with all the Society’s policies and procedures e.g. food safety, manual handling, fire safety.

The successful candidate will have a great sense of humour with the ability to rapidly build working relationships with both internal and external clients.  The ability to think on your feet, have a natural flair for paying close attention to the detail and having a can do attitude where the customer takes priority are key to the success of this busy and varied role.


We are looking for 2 new colleagues to work with us 39 hours per week to be worked over various shift patterns over the working week which will include weekends, early starts and late finishes, this will be discussed during interview.


If you're interested in the above role, please send a copy of your up-to-date CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@eastofengland.coop quoting reference JS227/18. Should you have any questions with regards to this role please email us using the same address.


Everyone who works at the East of England Co-op has the opportunity to discuss flexibility for their working patterns, as long as it fits with our operational requirements. If you want to find out more about flexible working please click here.