Job Title: Project Assistant

Location: Co Dublin

Salary: €28,000 – €30,000

Reference: LMF1549

Are you interested in pursuing a career in event management? This leading Professional Conference Organiser is currently recruiting a Project Assistant to support the Project Managers in delivering a seamless conference service for their clients. This is a fantastic entry level opportunity for someone with a background in hospitality and office administration as well as digital marketing exposure.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Management of online registration for delegates, sponsors and speakers using online registration software
  • Managing a large volume of email correspondence as the first point of contact for conference delegates
  • Responsible for writing and designing marketing emails and social media posts
  • Day-to-day maintenance of conference websites
  • Management of accommodation blocks, tour bookings and assisting with social event management
  • Management of basic conference finances, including invoicing and bank reconciliation
  • Providing onsite support at events

The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ experience in a hospitality setting with administrative experience, hospitality/event management qualification an advantage. Must have solid grasp of digital marketing with experience of social media management. Further key attributes include:

  • Fluent English along with excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent MS office skills are essential
  • A positive can-do attitude, with expert attention to detail and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong organisation skills and the desire to work as part of a close-knit team
  • An ability to build and maintain excellent relations with clients, suppliers and colleagues
  • Event marketing skills – a knowledge of WordPress, Adobe In-Design or Photoshop would be an advantage

Benefits with this role include:

  • Target-based bonus scheme (uncapped) – participation after 6 months
  • 23 days annual leave – 20 discretionary plus minimum of 3 extra company paid holidays
  • Additional paid holidays rewarded based on length of service
  • Company phone and laptop
  • Company pension scheme
  • Tax saver travel ticket options
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Training and development opportunities

If you are full of enthusiasm for the meetings and events industry and want to work with a close-knit, dynamic and fun-loving team, send in your CV today!