Assistant to Events Director

About Empty Vase

EVE Empty Vase Events, is a complete event planning firm with a reputation as one of the most creative, high-end special events designers in Los Angeles. Aside from offering our clients the most unique floral concepts, EVE provides every aspect of event design including Rentals, Flooring, Lighting, and Draping.


Position Overview

We are looking to hire a full-time assistant to assist our Special Events Director with presentations and paperwork, which in due time may present the opportunity to run their own events from conception to execution. Please refer to our portfolio showcasing the scope of our events (emptyvase.com/events). Attention to detail and ability to multitask and handle high-tension environments is an absolute necessity in order to succeed in this position and industry.

Compensation dependent on candidates experience.

The position has very real potential for growth.


Responsibilities:

  • Ordering correct floral & rental quantities for events

  • All preparative paperwork cost and quantity breakdowns of centerpieces, assisting with rentals, etc.

  • Assisting department head with sourcing specialty items

  • Assisting department head with the preparation of formal event proposals

  • Additional responsibilities as needed – must be a Yes person!



Requirements:

  • Experience with flowers and weddings are not required, but a plus

  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree (B.A.) in any field

  • Demonstrated professional experience in administrative position (some internships will be considered)

  • Takes direction well, must be a quick learner with fool-proof attention to detail

  • Ability to multitask and handle high-tension environments. If you are susceptible to stress and high levels of anxiety, this position may not be the right fit for you



Only candidates with a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample (general, not necessarily related to position) in PDF format will be considered.

Apply to:  jobs@emptyvase.com

Empty Vase is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





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