Equality Events Assistant

Job Details

London Borough of Islington are looking for an Equality Events Assistant To support the Equality Events and Learning Manager to deliver of an annual calendar of equalities events to engage staff and residents with our work to Challenge Inequality and make Islington fairer.


2. To support the Equality Events and Learning Manager and colleagues in the
communications, equalities and voluntary community sector teams as the develop
event outlines – researching best practice and bringing creativity and ideas to the
3. To help co-ordinate all aspects of event management, ensuring attention to detail and
value for money at every stage from taking the brief through to shaping agendas,
booking venues and suppliers, liaising with speakers, managing invitations/ticketing,
ensuring smooth running on the day, troubleshooting problems and overseeing post
event evaluation.
4. To work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders including staff, residents and
community/voluntary sector groups, booking and helping to co-ordinate meetings and
discussions as appropriate, including taking minutes and following up on actions.
5. To build positive and productive relationships with a range of partner organisations,
internal teams, venues, speakers and external suppliers, ensuring the council has
access to the right tools, skills and expertise to deliver high quality events, while
working within the council’s procurement framework.
6. To quality assure events, making sure requirements are met, including liaising with
suppliers as required and ensuring physical venues are set up correctly for events, that
equipment and refreshments are organised and appropriate.
7. To help make best use of digital platforms (such as Zoom and Teams) to deliver virtual
events, advising on how to create and deliver events that are personal, engaging and
where appropriate, interactive.
8. To at all times ensure that both in person and virtual events are fully accessible and
that person or group is excluded from fully participating.
9. To work closely with communications colleagues, helping to shape communications
activity and campaigns to promote particular events to a wider range of target
10.To take a personal interest in the council’s work to Challenge Inequality, demonstrating
understanding and knowledge about the issues and challenges faced by different people
and groups.
11.To support the Equality Events and Learning Manager in developing the wider programme
of learning and culture change within the Council in adopting the Challenging Inequality


Payrate: £26.96 umbrella