Events Co-ordination Apprentice BIG BUSINESS EVENTS LTD

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fun and vibrant Events co-ordination team and be part of the operations of a thriving events-based business. We run hundreds of events annually and look after thousands of clients. You will play an important role in creating smooth running professional events, mainly in the South of England.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 08 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Benefits include: Working with world renowned business coaches, completing business coaching and development programs worth thousands of pounds. There is also opportunity to attend events with various guest speakers and celebrities free of charge.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm primarily, with a flexible 30 minute break each day. Weekend work where required.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will report into the Events Manager and perform a range of role responsibilities, including:

  • Planning and organisation of events
  • Liaising with venues and staff
  • Organisation of materials required at events
  • Managing stock and packing for transport
  • Coordination of all duties and roles at events
  • Networking with clients at events
  • Liaising with clients pre and post events from both office and by telephone
  • Providing excellent support for our valued clients

The training you will be getting

  • The official qualification received after successful completion of the course is the Level 3 Event Assistant
  • All delivered within the workplace via online training and at Colchester Institute Campus
  • Maths and English Functional skills if required 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There will be opportunity to progress the correct candidate into our Client Support, Coaching, Sales or Finance departments within the company. The apprentice will have the opportunity to benefit from working with world renowned business coaches, using these experiences to develop their own proffessional career. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness, Confident Phone Manner, Outgoing, Self Motivated, Keen to engage


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

The environment in the office is fast paced and we have to quickly shift focus between multiple projects. We do a lot of interaction with our Clients via zoom and telephone calls so the ideal candidate will need to be confident talking on the phone. Also, please note we are currently based in Kelvedon Essex but will be moving to Chelmsford, candidate will need to travel for face to face interview and be able to travel to the office if start date is prior to Jan 2024.

About the employer

Big Business Events have been helping Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Celebrities build, grow, and scale the business of their dreams since 2016. Founded by Internationally renowned speaker and business coach Adam Stott (Forbes Coaches Council, Rich House Poor House) we offer comprehensive online and in-person coaching programs and events to business owners at every level of the business journey. In January 2024 we are moving to a new larger office as the business has gone from strength to strength and we have outgrown our current space.




Swift House

18 Hoffmanns Way



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Colchester Institute - Apprenticeships Team


Apprenticeship standard

Event assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Dec 2023