Events Administrator Vacancy In Kew Gardens

Hiring Organization / Company: Kew Gardens
Basic Salary: To Be Discussed
Employement Type: Full-Time

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Events Administrator

We have an exciting opportunity for an Events Administrator working to support our event operations and commercial events team. The team work across over 400 events a year including adult education, weddings and private hire, visitor programming, fundraising events, official visits and large scale outdoor events including Christmas at Kew and Kew the Music.

Hours of work
Full time
Contract Type
£20,984 per annum
Marketing & Commercial Enterprise
Kew Gardens, Richmond
Closing Date
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The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.

We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.

Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi.

As the Events Administrator you will be responsible for the support to the Events Operations and Commercial Events team. This will include all day-to-day office administration and general support tasks pre-event onsite and post-event.

Your duties will range from bookings, prioritising of jobs and allocation of resources to the meeting and greeting of attendees and contractors, sickness recording and holiday requests and a full range of administration support to both teams including ordering of goods and implementation of office systems.

You should have experience of working outdoors and ‘on-site’ in an events role as the role will include weekend and afterhours working at live events assisting in set up and delivery.

We’re looking for an energetic, positive and well organised individual with a keen eye for detail.

You will have outstanding communication skills and an enthusiasm for helping people. You will also need to have excellent IT and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise a varied workload.

Above all, you’ll be a team player willing to get involved in all aspects of event delivery.

The salary will be £20,984 per annum.

Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Job Location Information:
City: Kew Gardens
State: Eng
Country: Gb
Location: Kew Gardens

Date Posted: 2021-05-04
Job Listing No# : 280195

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