Careers at Go West

Events & Marketing Assistant

We are looking for a Creative Events & Marketing Assistant to join our team based in Galway.  This person will work on a range of Corporate Events and Conferences in Ireland.

The Role

You will help on a range of events including seminars, conferences and gala dinners, corporate tours and events.  This is a role that is mostly office based but a role that also involves working on-site at events so a willingness to travel in Ireland is a must.

This position will involve administration of delegate communications, event administration, event logistics & research, maintaining conference websites, assisting with event marketing material, delegate communication, social media, supplier liaison, admin support, CRM management, on-site event delivery and other ad hoc duties that may arise.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning, marketing and delivery of national and international event projects
  • Develop, maintain timelines and priorities on multiple projects and events
  • Effectively communicate with clients, delegates, suppliers and colleagues
  • Manage administrative functions as required to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of projects and events.  This includes:
    • Setting up online delegate registration
    • Creating and maintaining event websites,
    • Preparation of event marketing material
    • Preparing and completing delegate communication
    • Managing and administration of accommodation blocks
    • Collation of event packs
  • The successful candidate needs to have strong IT skills and good basic knowledge of registration systems, ideally Eventsair and/or Tito or Eventbrite.
  • Assist with financial aspects of projects and events including budgets and reconciliations.  Assist with post event reports and tender process

Required Experience, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written english communication skills
  • Strong computer skills – proficient in MS Office.  Experience and knowledge of registration software, website content management (wordpress or squarespace), mailchimp, survey monkey and social media an advantage.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment, with the ability to meet deadlines and multitask
  • Minimum of one to two years’ relevant industry experience is an advantage
  • Excellent time management & problem-solving skills: highly organised, efficient, and detail-oriented
  • Work both independently and with teams
  • Full driving licence

Please apply in writing to Kerry@gowest.ie .

Contact Us

Go West Conference & Event Management Ltd.

Galway Office
Furbo, Galway, Ireland

Tel: +353 91 591222
Fax: +353 91 591666
Skype: GoWestIreland
Email: enquiries@gowest.ie

Dublin Office
114 Pembroke Road,
Garden Level, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Company Registration Number: 386430

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