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Temporary - Assistant Project Manager

Temporary - Assistant Project Manager

Early Hours

Temporary - Assistant Project Manager

Company Background

Early Hours is based in South-East London specialising in innovative floral displays and installations using a variety of materials not just limited to flowers.  We have a wide customer base spread across both private and corporate clients across London and nationally.  We aim to create a fun and enjoyable place to work while also providing a highly professional service to our customers.

Job Description

We are looking for someone to join the team for the Xmas installation period to assist the director in managing the Xmas installation and events part of the business. You will be assist and support in planning and implementing the projects that are taken on in the business throughout the festive period.

You will be required to help manage the team to ensure that each job is executed to the highest standard while also ensuring that the client relationship is maintained through great customer service and communication.  You will be required to manage the work studio and storage units we have by maintaining inventories and good practice to ensure materials and stock are kept in good condition and utilised well.

You will work closely with the company directors in terms of planning who will support you through each project where needed.  This is a demanding role to undertake particularly at this time of year and is not for the fain hearted, overtime will be required, long days are involved and overnight stays outside of London for some installations.  Due to the demanding nature of this role a competitive salary is offered to reflect this.

Tasks

  • Manage the florist team, carpenters & crew in the studio and on-site
  • Book freelance staff when needed
  • Implement plans for events & Installations
  • Manage the work studio and storage warehouse
  • Communicate with clients & suppliers

Skills needed

The successful candidate for this role will need to have experience managing a team and maintaining motivation and morale within the team particularly while in pressured situations.  The ability to delegate tasks effectively and efficiently is a must.

You will need to have a solid background in luxury event floristry or Xmas production of a similar nature to what we do.  You will need to have an understanding of these projects to enable to you effectively plan the logistics and assist in the purchasing of materials for these projects effectively.

Exceptional organisational skills are required for this high pressured role to avoid any delays or costly mistakes where possible and a great personable nature to communicate with the team and clients via email and face to face while on site working to ensure that both the team working for Early Hours and the clients of Early Hours have a great experience.

You will be required to have a good grasp of written and spoken English and be an excellent overall communicator.  A full UK driving licence will also be a requirement for this role and being comfortable driving a variety of sized vans is required.

The hours required for this role and working pattern will be dependent on the projects that are underway.  Some project installations and events take place overnight and on weekends so you will need to be highly flexible with your working hours.  The role is a mixture of being onsite, in the design studio and office based.  To be successful at this job you will need to be happy to work in all of these areas.  Attention to detail is an absolute key skill to uphold and deliver – you will be managing more than one project at one time so managing your time effectively is crucial.

Apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@early-hours.co.uk

Posted on
5 Sep. 2023
Type
Full Time
Location
South-East London
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