Commercial & Events Assistant


20 – 30k GBP



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Handel & Hendrix in London

Commercial & Events Assistant

We are looking for a Commercial & Events Assistant to join the team at Handel & Hendrix in London. Reporting to our Commercial & Marketing Manager, this role will help to manage our gift shop (both on the premises and online), manage and market our venue hire strategy, and provide ideas and support for our special events series.

As the Commercial & Events Assistant you will be creative, independent and have a strong eye for income generation. You will be confident coordinating our events including Friday Lates, Private Views & external concerts, as well as looking for ways to make them even better.

Job Description

Job Title: Commercial & Events Assistant
Status: Permanent
Salary: £23,000 (pro rata)
Reporting to: Commercial & Marketing Manager
Hours: 32 hours per week with a 1 hour paid lunch break (over 4 or 5 days)
Annual Leave: 20 days plus bank holidays

Duties & Responsibilities:

Shop Management
- Managing the in-house shop – including budgeting, product purchasing, presentation and financial reporting
- Developing, administering and providing marketing support for the online shop
- Working regularly shifts at our shop – setting the standards for the rest of the team and providing excellent day-to-day customer service

Event Coordination
- Developing and managing the Venue Hire programme
- Managing private guided tour bookings
- Assisting the Commercial & Marketing Manager with planning and managing special events

General Operational Responsibilities
- House key holder
- Being on a staff rota for cashing up and locking up
- Working evenings and weekend when necessary

Person Specification

Essential Skills
- A creative person with a lively interest in the activities of Handel & Hendrix in London
- Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to deadlines
- Able to work independently and with initiative
- Experience of budget management
- The ability to not only meet, but exceed customer expectations
- Previous experience working in Events


- Knowledge or appreciation of music and the arts
- Keen interest in history and heritage
- A degree in a relevant field
- Experience in a retail or customer service role

Closing date for applications: Monday 29 July at 5pm.
Interviews will be held on Monday 5 August.

To apply for this role please send a CV and cover letter with ‘Commercial & Events Assistant’ as the title to Sean Doherty: [email protected]