HRAC Venue Events Assistant (FTC until end of June) | Amnesty International UK

HRAC Venue Events Assistant (FTC until end of June)

Human Rights Action Centre, London EC2A 3EA
Hours per week
35 hours per week – FTC until end of June 2019
Salary details
£22,963 per annum
Closing date
Tuesday 23 April 2019 at 12:00
Interview date
Tuesday 7 May 2019
Contact email

Amnesty International is renowned and respected the world over for promoting and protecting human rights. Our staff’s dedication and talent has changed and saved countless lives so, as part of our Corporate Services department, your work will change lives too.

About the role

The HRAC Venue Events Assistant will provide support to the HRAC (Human Rights Action Centre) Events Manager and HRAC Events Coordinator in running the HRAC conference spaces. They will be responsible for preparing and/or laying out the refreshments and lunch for each event and will help set up all spaces and make sure the AV equipment is ready for the day’s events. They will also provide support with general administrative tasks including booking enquiries, pre-event updates, monthly spreadsheets, signage, displays, ordering and stock/material checks.

This role will involve working flexible hours that will reflect booking activity, including weekend and evening cover.

For full details of the role, please see the job description below.

About you

You will have experience of working with the public and external organisations, and ideally would have worked within a similar role setting up meeting rooms and conferences, experience with IT/AV equipment and working in the catering /hospitality environment. You will be solutions focused and have an organised approach to your work. You will need to work flexibly in relation to the activities which are planned, which will require weekend and evening working on a regular basis.

You will be used to working as part of a team in an exciting, physical and varied role.

About us

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people standing up for human rights. Our network extends to more than seven million members, supporters and activists in more than 150 countries around the world. Each one of us is outraged by human rights abuses but inspired by hope for a better world – and together we work to improve human rights through campaigning and international solidarity.

Apply for this role

For further details about the role please see the attached job description and person specification. To apply, please complete an application form and email to before midday on Tuesday 23 April 2019. Interviews will be held Tuesday 7 May 2019.

Amnesty International values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Applications for flexible working will also be considered.

Please note that to be considered for this role, candidates must be able to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.

HRAC Venue Events Assistant JD.pdf
Application form.doc
Terms September 2019.pdf