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Operations Assistant Fixed Term Contract

Montgomery Group

If you are studying an events management degree or have an interest in working in live events, have you considered experiencing the world of exhibitions? During your time at Montgomery, you will be working on multiple events, working both in the office and onsite, gaining valuable transferable skills. We are looking for someone with some customer service experience, great organisational skills with a ‘can do’ attitude. If that sounds like you then we look forward to hearing from you!

​THE POSITION To assist the Operations Team in running several events in the departments' portfolio and to provide an operational support service to exhibitors, as specified by the Operations Manager.   Ideally suited to recent graduate, or student looking for a 6 month placement.

THE ROLE 

  • ​Administration - keeping up-to-date show information and correspondence. Auditing between exhibitor lists and floorplans
  • ​Exhibitor manuals - monitor responses, reply to, act on and file forms and information from exhibitors
  • Communication - written and verbal with exhibitors, contractors, show teams and venues
  • Attend show update meetings
  • Working closely with the event team, including the Sales and Marketing teams
  • On-Site - work in the organiser’s office, answering exhibitor and contractor queries. Meaning occasional weekend work, with time off in lieu

COMPETENCIES 

  • ​Self-motivated
  • ​Personable
  • ​Computer literate with Microsoft Office package and ability to learn bespoke database and accounts package
  • ​Customer service experience focused
  • Professional behaviour at all times
  • Positive 'can do' attitude
  • ​Great communication, both written and verbal
  • Strong team ethic

Montgomery Group is a well-established, ethical, collaborative and empowering company.  We are performance led with a strong focus on growth.  Importantly, we are purpose-driven, adhere to our values no matter what, and as a family business, really care about the people and communities that we serve. The central London, dog-friendly offices are in a Georgian townhouse, close to Oxford Street & Marylebone High Street with private access to Manchester Square Gardens. Hybrid working is offered to all applicants with a minimum of 3 days in the office, which would be on a Monday, Tuesday and Thursday . Core hours are 9-5pm but flexibility outside these hours will be required to suit the needs of the business.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to diversity.  We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities, providing they meet the minimum requirements of the job role.  Sadly, our office building is not currently wheelchair friendly.

At Montgomery Group we recognise that women are less likely than men to apply for a role if they do not have experience in all the areas mentioned in the job description.  The list above is indicative, we would still welcome your application even if you feel you don’t have experience in all the listed areas but think that you could do the job.

OUR PURPOSE​: To serve our world, nurturing relationships and developing opportunities.

OUR VISION: To be our communities’ long term strategic partner throughout the year, creating opportunities for them to connect, transact and engage with the right people to achieve success.

OUR VALUES: Ethically Commercial, Growth Mindset, Embrace Collaboration, Empowerment

BENEFITS​Charity volunteering days, Company away days, Corporate gym membership, Cycle to work scheme, Dog friendly office, Flexible working hours, Free Fruit, Fundraising matching scheme, Hybrid working, Increased maternity & paternity benefits, Lunchtime speaker programme, Mentorship programme, Monthly social events, Pension and 8 x death in service-payment, Season ticket loans and Wellness weeks.

Company Name

Montgomery Group

Salary / Salary Range

£26,000 per annum

Closing Date

27-Jul-2024

Location

London, W1

Contact Name

Katie Dance
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