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Event Assistant

Creating Joy Events Co is now accepting applications for an Event Assistant Position. This is your chance to play a key role in a growing business. Creating Joy (formerly Janel Elise Events) is a wedding and event planning company located in Atlanta, GA specializing in high-style design and detailed planning. This candidate will work closely with clients, the Creating Joy team and associated vendors to execute events to perfection.


Most Weddings and Events are located in the Atlanta metro area.

The team works remotely but has periodic in-person meetings to make sure we’re set up for success.


Attend wedding rehearsals to familiarize yourself with the venue, the client and client’s family

Assist the Bride and the Bridal Party with “getting ready” duties prior to the wedding

Oversee wedding day photos

Oversee vendor load-in and set up

Set up the decor items (linens, chargers, candles etc)

Use a creative and discerning eye to edit the final details

Assist with orchestrating all ceremony and reception milestones (processional, recessional, special dances, cake cutting, toasts, grand exit etc.) 

Oversee the room flip

Organize and pack personal items at the end of the night

Oversee vendor load-out 

Submit a post-event report and offer feedback


Love people and love to serve

Are not afraid of hard work 

Are creative and confident in your style and point of view

Are a great listener and able to carefully follow instructions

Are looking for supplemental income

Are motivated, polished, outgoing, poised, dependable and an EVENT ENTHUSIAST!

Are warm, welcoming, calm under pressure and able to handle difficult situations in professional demeanor

Able to assess a situation and take initiative in a moment’s notice. Problem solving is your jam! 

You are a team player and possess emotional intelligence

Own a computer, printer and have reliable internet


Preference goes to candidates with a minimum of 1 year of wedding or event experience

Preference goes to candidates with a hospitality background or an Event/Wedding Planning Certification or degree


Compensation will be $15 – $18 per hour, based on experience with the opportunity to increase

This is a contract position and the right candidate must be available for long/odd hours (usually 8-10 hours) on weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)


Hands on training + mentoring

Introductions to industry experts that will help you succeed in this career

Introduction to master workflow, execution systems and processes

Invitations to to various event industry networking and social events

Additional admin opportunities if needing extra hours, $12-15 per hour based on experience


Because we are entrusted with someone’s wedding day or special event, I do vet candidates for the highest standards. I also invest a lot of time training my team so those not interested in a long term commitment are not a good fit for Creating Joy Events Co. 

Wedding and Event Planning is ranked as the top five most stressful jobs in the country, year after year. The days are long and the work is hard but in the end it’s truly worth it! If you think you have what it takes I would love to hear from you!


Please follow these instructions:

Email Your subject line should have “your name + Event Assistant ” so for example- Beyonce Knowles Event Assistant

In the body of the email please write a couple of paragraphs showing your knowledge of our company and of the industry; explain why you would be a good fit. 

Please attach your resume

*Accepting resumes through the end of January 2022

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