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Events Assistant in Bradford

About The... We are currently recruiting for an Events Assistant to join the team here at Morrisons Head Office in Bradford, on a full-time, permanent basis. Within this role, you will assist with the development and delivery of our...

Job description

About The Role
We are currently recruiting for an Events Assistant to join the team here at Morrisons Head Office in Bradford, on a full-time, permanent basis.

Within this role, you will assist with the development and delivery of our annual calendar of events, supporting the Events Manager and Events Specialist. Research and co-ordinate event requirements and logistics e.g. venue, AV, staffing, catering etc. Work closely with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers. Be responsible for specific elements of overall event planning and delivery, as agreed with the Events Manager. 

Customer (internal and external)

  • Work closely with Events Manager and Events Specialist to develop and deliver our annual calendar of events
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers.

Colleague

  • Working across Morrisons to develop and deliver plans and services
  • Agreeing with line manager on how to communicate risks which might impact on Morrisons reputation, employee experience, or customer experience

Operational

  • Be responsible for specific elements of overall event planning and delivery, as agreed with Events Manager.
  • Make sure that all project planning and admin records are maintained and kept up to date.
  • Ensure messages are consistent with the Morrisons corporate strategy, tone of voice and brand consistency.

Sales, Profit and Cash

  • Research and co-ordinate event requirements and logistics eg. venue, AV, staffing, catering etc.
  • Collate feedback and measure success of events.
About You
To be successful in this role, you will need the following knowledge, skills and experience;

Knowledge

  • The ability to deliver excellent customer service every day
  • The ability to understand customers’ requirements and respond to their feedback
  • A creative thinker, able to translate and communicate complex messages simply and effectively

Skills

  • The ability to drive personal  development and share learnings with others
  • The ability to be self motivated and persistent
  • Demonstrate a passion for delivering quality events
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team, to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence and negotiate
  • The ability to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to delivering the plan 
  • Excellent planning skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • A good knowledge and experience of data management using excel

Experience

  • The ability to champion change, pace and simplicity
  • The ability to gain feedback from colleagues and customers
  • Experience in an Events role.
  • Proven experience of working with agencies and suppliers
  • Ability to think and communicate strategically, and see the wider implications of business and communications
  • A flexible approach to work, with the ability to work well in a fast moving business.
About The Company
At Morrisons we attract the best talent, provide a warm welcome and support the ongoing training and development of all of our colleagues. Providing our managers with the coaching and skills they need to lead us into the future, we shape policies and procedures to make sure we all do the right thing and everyone is treated with respect. We also offer all kinds of rewards to show our colleagues how much we value them. Our colleagues ‘Make Morrisons’. So our experts champion our people and give them the training and tools they need to do their job. We help everyone here to achieve their ambitions and play their part in growing sales and serving our customers better.
 

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you plus two more for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Extra information

Location
Bradford
Type of Job
Retail
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No

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