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
THIS MAY BE FOR YOU IF YOU:
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 & HOURS:
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)
WHAT YOU GET FROM ME:
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
HEART TO HEART:
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!
HOW TO APPLY:
Please follow these instructions:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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