Vacancy: Event Decorator and Collection Assistant

JOB TITLE: Event Decorator and Collection Assistant

REFERENCE NUMBER: GGA-2021-588

HOURS OF WORK : 36
SALARY/WAGE: £12,168.00 / £6.50 per hour p/h
CLOSING DATE: 15/08/2021

Modern Apprenticeship


Job Description

You must have strong interpersonal skills and be committed to delivering great customer service, but are also a very organised individual who works efficiently. This is a fast-paced role and quick thinking is key. A confident individual who has a real zest for creativity and is a go-getter would suit the company perfectly! A passion for weddings and events would be a great attribute to any candidate!

Key Responsibilities

Within the office roles you will be working with our CRM system, replying to customer emails/messages, creating quote/invoices for clients and dealing with phone enquiries (which are minimal!). There will be part of the week assigned to helping the team prepare for the coming weeks events which will involve stock management and cleaning/preparation of hire items.

This admin work will be alongside arranging wedding items to be perfectly presented on site at venues. As well as hands-on decorating of the weddings for the clients you will also be documenting them with photos for use on social media too. A real mix of responsibilities!

The job will be based in our Glasgow office for preparation and cleaning of events items, and then involve transporting items to venues mainly in the Glasgow area, but potentially all over Scotland.

This role can involve working off site independently and will involve some self management with office tasks/off site tasks, but will mainly be alongside other colleagues. You will be given on the job training with a good network of support around you at all times from the two directors of the business who are hands-on with all areas of the company.

Key Skills

Passion for wedding and/or events
Great organisational skills
Good time keeping skills
Confident and great communication skills
Hard working and can complete tasks to the best of your ability
Reliable and trustworthy

Apprenticeship Framework Level

SCQF Level 6

Apprenticeship Framework Title

Digital Application Support

Training Provider

SET Training

Company profile

Our beginnings as a simple linen & chair cover supplier back in 2008 has flourished to now include a whole range of amazing items to make your event extra special! After opening a West End premises in 2011 we then moved on to a much bigger space just outside the West End in 2018 – giving customers an opportunity to see our range first-hand and talk to us one-on-one (something we know many of our customers really appreciate).

In addition to our team of events staff, we also have an experienced florist on hand to assist with all floral enquiries – whatever your enquiry, we are always just a short phonecall, email or visit away to answer any questions! We still pride ourselves on being a family business that cares as much about each individual event now as when we first started – small enough to care yet big enough to deliver!

In 2020 we won Best Venue Decor at the Confetti Awards, as well as coming Highly Recommended in the Venue Accessory Category for our unique neon signs! We have previously won the Confetti Awards in 2016. We are proud to have won our category of Event Decor & Linen Hire in VOWS Awards multiple times & have been nominated a total of 8 times. We have also won the big one: ‘Outstanding Contribution’ to the wedding industry. In addition, we’ve been shortlisted for The Scottish Wedding Awards numerous times and past winners of the Wedding Industry Expert Awards. We don’t like blow our own trumpet too much, but we like to think this all helps to trust us as industry leaders!

Education, Qualifications and Training

No previous training is required for this role.
Preferably National 5 Admin, English and Maths is good to have for this position. However this is not mandatory, we are looking for someone that is passionate about events and weddings, that has a great attitude.

Experience & Knowledge

Admin experience or knowledge
Knowledge and a passion for weddings and events

Any Additional Requirements

The role is 36 hours per week, over 5 days with exact timings each day dictated by events/bookings and includes weekend work, you must be prepared to be working some weekends.

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