Now Hiring Project Assistant
Note: Initially, this is a contractor role paid monthly at a fixed price and will later become a permanent full-time position.
Reporting to: Project Manager
Responsible for: Working with the Project Manager to manage multiple client projects from brief to completion.
Location: Pixl Evolutions office & London based Studio with travel within the UK, Europe and globally as required.
Main purpose of the job: Reporting to the Project Manager the Project Assistant will take responsibility for the technical delivery of client briefs, directly or a part of a wider team.
Manage & grow client relationships.
Summary of principal duties and responsibilities:
Managing client relationships, to maintain and grow the business.
Attend production meeting and site visits as required.
Take detailed client briefs.
Work with the project and operations team to convert the brief into an accurate technical delivery.
Work with the on-site crew to deliver the clients brief.
Ensure all equipment returns from site to Pixl upon completion of the project.
Encourage and build strong relationships with key individuals and major clients, professionally and socially.
Identify potential development to Company’s ‘offer’ to meet the customer’s additional needs.
Go to site for events when necessary.
Attend trade shows when appropriate.
Research the latest technology and advise company employees appropriately.
Active role in leading fixed and freelance staff on preparing and setting up a job.
Liaise with the project coordinator to arrange sub-hire equipment at the best possible price when required.
Project support out of hours when required.
Technical equipment research and training as appropriate.
Maintain the technical information on the ERP is current and correct.
Maintain up to date license for appropriate job required skill. e.g Working at height certificate, IPAF, etc.
To perform other duties as assigned by and discussed with the Project Director, Project Manager & Sales Director
Qualities and attributes required:
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with customers and event production professionals in both formal and informal situations.
Self-motivated with a passion for results.
Ability to prepare and present reports to senior level.
Highly IT literate, with good knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and experience of CRM systems.
Full valid driving licence and ability to travel, sometimes at short notice.