Events & Marketing Assistant - Start November 2017-Apply…

Events & Marketing Assistant - Start November 2017-Apply today  

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British & Colombian Chamber of Commerce | Public profile »
Central London 
Location details:
Central London 
Job Sector:
Event Management 
1 - 4 Months 
Post date:


The British and Colombian Chamber (B&CCC) is an independent, not-for-profit business organization that aims to build closer ties between the business communities of Colombia and the United Kingdom by promoting investment relations and bilateral trade between these two nations.

The B&CCC regularly seeks qualified interns to join our small but dynamic team. The B&CCC provides an opportunity for candidates to work in a unique international environment, providing them with an insight into the chamber of commerce movement and their role of supporting and fostering business activity and development.

Interns work closely with the Executive Director and the team in assisting in the development and implementation of new and current projects and activities.
The ideal candidate should be able to work with minimal supervision, taking initiative in assisting the team in completing project tasks. Candidates should have a solid educational background (economic and business students preferred) and highly interested in working in an international environment. He/she should have excellent computer skills. English and Spanish are the working languages, but students are required to speak English fluently.
The average duration of an internship is around 3-4 months, but extensions are possible and special cases are considered.


The role of the Events and Marketing Assistant is to provide support primarily to the Executive Director but also to other members of the team as required.

This role would suit an individual looking to develop a career in events management and marketing.

You must be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, the ability to take on responsibilities and to have a hands-on attitude to the post. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to deal with a wide range of people, proven skills at organizing, coordinating and planning, ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure, priorities and manage workload to tight deadlines, with a minimum of supervision and be able to work calmly under pressure. Monitoring and analyzing economic news on a daily basis related to the chamber’s goals.


• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Marketing, events , communications, PR, International Business and marketing related degrees.
• Excellent oral and written Spanish and English-language skills;
• Outstanding organization skills
• Solid communication skills and an entrepreneurial spirit
• Working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and HTML and Online Marketing Campaigns are an asset.