Equality Events and Learning Assistant

297829-1241-2495 NCD

Equality Events and Learning Assistant
£20.59 per hour

Our client is looking for an experienced Equality Events and Learning Assistant.

Principal accountabilities:
1. To support the Equality Events and Learning Manager to deliver of an annual calendar
of equalities events to engage staff and residents with our work to Challenge
Inequality and make Islington fairer.
2. To support the Equality Events and Learning Manager and colleagues in the
communications, equalities and voluntary community sector teams as the develop
event outlines – researching best practice and bringing creativity and ideas to the
3. To help co-ordinate all aspects of event management, ensuring attention to detail and
value for money at every stage from taking the brief through to shaping agendas,
booking venues and suppliers, liaising with speakers, managing invitations/ticketing,
ensuring smooth running on the day, troubleshooting problems and overseeing post
event evaluation.
4. To work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders including staff, residents and
community/voluntary sector groups, booking and helping to co-ordinate meetings and
discussions as appropriate, including taking minutes and following up on actions.
5. To build positive and productive relationships with a range of partner organisations,
internal teams, venues, speakers and external suppliers, ensuring the council has
access to the right tools, skills and expertise to deliver high quality events, while
working within the council’s procurement framework.

1 Experience of planning and delivering in person
and virtual events.

2 Experience of working with suppliers and
delivery partners, including venues, speakers,
caterers, equipment, printers, voluntary sector
partners etc, ensuring high quality and value
for money at all times.

3 Experience of developing positive working
relationships with a diverse range of internal
and external stakeholders, including senior
managers and politicians.

Criteria description Assessed by
4 Excellent inter-personal, persuasion and
negotiating skills, with the ability to form and
maintain productive working relationships.

5 Ability to work to the highest standards,
demonstrating pace, resilience to pressure and
strong problem-solving skills, while retaining
due professionalism at all times.

6 Excellent organisational skills with exceptional
attention to detail and a methodical approach
to ensuring best quality.

7 An understanding and commitment to the
council’s fairness agenda and work to challenge
inequality, with knowledge and understanding
of the different protected characteristic groups.

8 Ability to book and co-ordinate meetings and
take accurate minutes and actions.

PLEASE ONLY apply if you have the necessary skills, experience and expertise.

The first part of our recruitment process is to send your CV. Should you be short listed Colbern Limited will contact you within 5 days or we may contact you about other job opportunities. Colbern Limited along with our clients
are an equal opportunities employer.

To apply for this job email your details to cg@colbernlimited.co.uk

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