Event Assistant





OFO No: 862913


Other names for Event Assistant:

  • Event Support Assistant
  • Event Volunteer

What is an Event Assistant?

An Event Assistant assists with all parts of an event: design, production, guest speakers, decorations, admin etc.

Kinds of events an Event Assistant might work on:

  • Weddings
  • Exhibitions
  • Festivals
  • Conferences
  • Team Building Exercises
  • Product Launches
  • Private Functions
  • Concerts etc

What does an Event Assistant do?

  • assists the event manager with all aspects of the event
  • helps with admin
  • researches and organises suppliers
  • helps with menus
  • makes deliveries
  • sources goods and materials or props
  • makes phone calls
  • liaises with sub contractors
  • keeps records
  • makes sure everything is running on time
  • assists with any problems that may arise

Are you … ?

  • confident?
  • a good organiser?
  • punctual?
  • a good listener?
  • observant?
  • a good communicator?
  • a strict time keeper?

How do I become an Event Assistant?


An Event Assistant can get work experience and skills by working from the bottom up in an events company. You may start as a general assistant, or admin person and then work your way up.


Various Certificates in Marketing / Secretarial / Events can be done.


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OTHER CAREERS TO CONSIDER: Event Manager … or … Make Up Desinger

Is becoming an Event Assistant the right career choice for me?