Events Placement

by Porsche

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11th December 2021
Placement Year (10 Months+)
East Midlands

Events Placement

This is a Placement Year position for a candidate currently studying a Business related Undergraduate degree at University, seeking a placement for their 3rd year. The role will commence in August 2022. Please ensure that you have read and understood the requirements of the role before applying.

Job Purpose:

Responsible for all elements of Event delivery within the Porsche Experience Centre, and to work with internal teams to assist in the management and delivery of all events.

Core Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conduct facility tours where necessary and when required.
  • Prepare client proposals.
  • Prepare initial client budgets.
  • Event interdepartmental liaison
  • Assisting in production of working documents for each event, distribution throughout the team ensuring accuracy and understanding from each party.
  • Key point of contact for clients during on-site events.
  • Assisting with logistics and delivery of incentive and conference events
  • Assistance with event systems and procedures
  • Liaison with external suppliers with joint event responsibility.
  • Daily venue checks and room set-ups.
  • Input to PCGB systems, including CAP.
  • Liaison with PCGB departments.
  • Regular updates in Porsche Experience centre calendars and booking systems, detailing provisional and confirmed events.
  • Assisting in the Experience Centres use of social media
  • Keeping check of stock (pens, paper, notepads, lanyards, cards, brochures etc.)
  • Customer facing responsibility – building relationships with customers on events & general visitors to PEC, communicating face to face to develop this
  • Regular meetings with Event Executive to update on progress with each event, ensuring that all information is captured and relayed to the Porsche Experience Centre Team where relevant (car bookings, restaurant bookings, driving consultant bookings etc.)
  • To keep regularly updated on potential competitors and offers available.
  • To be solely responsible for all internal bookings & training booked through Porsche Cars GB Ltd.
  • Regular meetings at head office (Reading) to meet with other departments & training

Required Qualifications:

  • Studying an Events Management Undergraduate degree or related degree with Events Management modules at University, seeking a placement for their 3rd year.

Required IT-skills:

  • Basic level of PC literacy, including MS-Office, excel, word.

Other requirements:

  • Full UK Driving Licence and own vehicle

Required language knowledge:

  • Highly competent in spoken and written English

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Free tea and coffee making facilities
  • Staff Christmas party
  • Charity project with all PCGB Interns
  • Access to hundreds of online discounts through the My Discounts portal
  • Training and development activities throughout your internship
  • Corporate gym membership with PureGym only located next door to Head Office
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • An opportunity to visit the Porsche Experience Centre in Silverstone

Those who pass the first stage will be offered a telephone interview on 19th January 2022. The final stage of the process will be an assessment centre on 16th February 2022, after which the successful candidate will be notified.

Please note that subject to the volume of applications received we may bring forward our application deadline and would recommend you make your application to the programme at the earliest possible convenience to ensure you do not miss out.

About Porsche

Porsche Cars GB (PCGB) has a strong heritage. Since our inception we have been committed to delivering the highest level of customer service and recognise that our staff are our strongest asset. An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are looking for a talented individual to join the Compliance Department. Our Intern Training Programme offers outstanding individuals a chance to gain invaluable experience and allows them the perfect start to their career.

How to apply

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Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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