Business Support Assistant

Agencies
London , United Kingdom
Full Time
Competitive
13 / 03
This role demands that the candidate must be highly organised, be able to multi-task and have strong interpersonal skills for effective interface with a range of key external agencies as well as within the organisation 

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About Major Events International

Major Events International (MEI) is a specialist consultancy operating in support of Olympic, World Cup and other global sports events. A key part of supporting international clients is highly effective Key Account management and centralised planning support.


MEI Key Deliverables which this role will provide support via staff Members

1. Consultancy lead by UK based and International Consultants
2. Membership scheme within the MEI Support Group
3. 3 European based Summits (to be extended internationally)
4. Conference and Expo Partnerships
5. International Market Visits
6. Routine networking events
7. Annual Handbook
8. E publications to include Member updates

Main Purpose of the Business Support Assistant Role:
This role demands that the candidate must be highly organised, be able to multi-task and have strong interpersonal skills for effective interface with a range of key external agencies as well as within the organisation

It is the single point of contact for all office support needs. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Support for diary management to include arranging meetings and calls by clear and rapid production of emails and calls
  • Raising Invoices, reconciliation of payments and chasing overdue payments (training and mentoring will be available)
  • Background research and responding to ad hoc tasks
  • Travel booking and support administration
  • Ensuring the contacts in the client database are well managed; data cleaning and tagging
  • Administrative tasks related to events and key activities supporting other staff members
  • Power Point production is essential; training can be offered to improve but must be within the immediate skill set.

Place of Employment

  • Central London
  • Occasional visits to client offices, external events and potential overseas markets conference and expos

Ways of Working

  • Hours of work 9.30-5.30
  • This is a standard office hours’ role, less attendance at events, meeting deadlines which will require occasional extended hours
  • Some international travel will be necessary for maximum 10 days

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