Events and PR Internship

Key Facts

Job ref no.
EVNT_PR
Date added
April 14, 2016
Organisation
English Lacrosse
Location
Manchester/National
Job type
Internship
Closing date
July 29, 2016
Responsible to Events Coordinator
Overall role descriptor The chosen candidate will be working in a small team to help with support and deliver the English Lacrosse event strategy in conjunction with 2017 and 2018 World Events.
Skills Required
  • Previous experience in an Event Assistant role and PR
  • Proven knowledge of computer software including Microsoft office applications.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Planning and time management skills.
  • Driving license with access to a vehicle.
  • Ability to work out of normal office hours (including late nights and weekends)
  • Prepared to travel within the UK
  • Committed, dynamic & productive
Personal Specifications Essential

  • An effective organiser with the ability to prioritise workload
  • An excellent communicator
  • Able to adhere to strict deadlines
  • Good copywriting abilities
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Able to lead as well as work well within a team
  • Willingness to learn new and develop existing skills
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Enthusiastic and self- motivated
  • Ability to forward plan
  • Capability to use the Internet and CMS systems.
  • Previous experience of dealing with enquiries from sponsors, customer, suppliers and employees
  • Competent use of Microsoft Office and familiar with use of the management of emails (Outlook)
  • A willingness to learn about the company’s operations and serveries commercial awareness
  • English and Math GCSE level or equivalent.

Desirable

  • Knowledge and experience of working on sport related events
  • Critical-thinker
  • A degree in hospitality, business, marketing or a related industry
Main Duties
  • Assist the Events Coordinator in managing the logistics and planning of priority events ran by English Lacrosse.
  • Work with the Event Coordination and Communication Office to ensure effective marketing, promotion and communications for all events.
  • Provide administration and support for events identified throughout the Lacrosse calendar which would include both the 2017 and 2018 World events.
  • Manage relationships with the volunteers and English Lacrosse staff in the build up to events.
  • Gather content and commutate marketing/general information via the website and social media channels
  • Work alongside the events coordinator in developing relationships with key partners in preparation for hosting the world cup events.
  • Support and assist the events manager on all other events and ad hoc requests

English Lacrosse is committed to achieving a working environment which provides equality of opportunity and freedom from discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political beliefs, age, sexual orientation or offending background.

The Position The position is for immediate appointment, flexible working hours – minimum 20 hours per week (not including additional weekend and evening event duties)Duration: 3 – 6 months