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Events Support Assistant

The Royal Horticultural Society South East Environment HR & Training
Junior Fixed Term Salary: 20,000-29,000 Closing date: 06 March 2020

The RHS Fundraising team are looking to recruit an Events Support Assistant to join our team during the busy 2020 summer season. As the Events Support Assistant you will be an integral part of making sure all RHS fundraising events run smoothly and efficiently throughout this period, and will deputise for the Events Manager.

For more than 210 years the Royal Horticultural Society has been the force behind the nation’s gardening. Our charitable purpose is to inspire passion and excellence in the science, art and practice for horticulture. Our vision is to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. As a charity, the RHS aims to inspire a wide range of audiences by demonstrating the wonders of gardening through all that we do including gardens and shows, in our publications and online, and through our work in the community.

Role Overview

The main role of the Events Support Assistant is to deputise for the Events Manager and support them in the planning and delivery of RHS fundraising events. This will include:

To assist with the planning and booking of all event logistics

To manage event RSVPs, and any guest requirements

To assist with the on the day running of fundraising events

To assist/deputise the Events Manager during RHS Shows and large events when there may be multiple events or event activity taking place at once

To assist with mailings such as invitations, confirmation letters and follow up letters

To help make sure guests have the best possible time at our events

 

The RHS provides a number of great benefits for employees including:

Free access to all RHS Gardens, Shows and Libraries

Employee discounts including airport parking, hotels, retail and gym membership

25 days holiday (increasing 28 and 30 with service) and option to buy/sell

Monthly Garden Magazine and access to Horticultural advice

Sponsorship for External Studies

It’s never been more exciting time to join the Royal Horticultural Society. We are making a landmark £160 million investment in the future of horticulture over the next 10 years. This will allow us to bring the joy of gardening to millions more people and make some of the most significant and exciting changes in our history. Join us and be part of the history.

To apply please visit our website and apply online by Friday 6th March.

The RHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all personnel to share this commitment.

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