Temporary Events Assistants (Manchester)

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Temporary Events Assistants

May - July 2018

£8.80 per hour

Location: Manchester

AQA, the UK’s largest provider of academic qualifications, has vacancies for Temporary Events Assistants with great administration and customer services skills.

We’re an educational charity and the leading provider of GCSE and A-level qualifications. We also offer a range of support services to teachers and students. Each year we work with around 30,000 examiners and moderators who help us to assess the work of students.

In this role you’ll be the first point of contact for our examiners who attend training events at our Manchester University based office, or at various local venues around Manchester. You’ll be responsible for the preparation of the training rooms, ensuring all equipment is present, and that delegate packs and materials are prepared. You’ll ensure the smooth running of the training events and be on hand should there be any issues or requirements.

In this customer facing role we’re looking for people who will relish the opportunity of being the face of AQA and presenting both a professional and friendly welcome to all of our examiners.

In addition, we’re looking for applicants with:

• some experience of supporting the running of events or experience of a customer focused administration role
• infectious enthusiasm for delivering great events
• a quick learner with the ability to perform well and an interest in understanding our business
• strong IT skills, proficient in MS Office and database systems.

The successful candidate will be required to work between 35-45 hours per week on a flexible basis including some evening and weekend working. Weekend working will be on a rota basis during busy periods. We’ll try to accommodate individual needs where possible.

To apply, please complete our online application form by logging in at the top of this page. If your details are already on our database you do not need to apply as you will already be considered.

Face to face interviews for these roles will be held in our Manchester office.

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