Summer Event Assistant

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£22,089 per annum depending on experience
Fixed Term
Full Time
21 April 2023

Every year we surprise and delight hundreds of thousands of guests at our headline events – Festival of Speed, Goodwood Revival & Members’ Meeting.

We’re looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic Event Assistants looking to spend the summer with us during the key part of our event season.  You will join a fun and passionate Operations team who are responsible for the planning and delivery of these spectacular events.  You’ll join the team to build the Festival of Speed, one of the largest greenfield event builds in the UK, before moving on to enjoy the build, theatrics and set dressing of the Goodwood Revival. 

In this exciting and fast paced role, you will support our permanent Event Planners in delivering the events, gaining a huge amount of experience in the operations and logistics of building world class events. You will gain a huge amount of knowledge in large scale event delivery, working within a fantastic team. 

Ideally candidates will currently be undertaking Event Management or similar University courses and looking at this opportunity as  a way to build relevant experience ahead of a career in events, potentially at Goodwood!

"The most rewarding part of my job is the knowledge that thousands of people experience joy from the work that we do.  Passion, sheer love of life and pure determination is at the core of everything our team do.  I love watching our team grow in experience, knowledge and develop their love for the job from event to event."  Amy - Events Team

What you will need:

  • A passion for delivering Events, ideally studying Events Management or similar at University
  • To be gregarious and enjoy working in a team
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and remain calm under pressure
  • Outstanding attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Ability to use your initiative, multi-task and think laterally 
  • A passion to deliver a great customer experience
  • The drive to get stuck in to the practical build
  • A valid UK driving licence (ideally)

What you will get:

  • Discounted products and services from across the estate
  • Free gym and health club membership and a varied range of Wellbeing Classes
  • A beautifully unique environment.

This role is fixed term, available from 1 May – 30 September (or period within that but at least 16 weeks) 

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The Goodwood Estate

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Goodwood, a beautiful and unique estate in West Sussex, is famous for delivering extraordinary experiences for the c.1 million people who visit each year. The 600 strong team working here are key to its success.

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