Project Assistant Furniture Project (Stranraer) Ltd

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Organisation information

Furniture Project (Stranraer) Ltd

Charity registered in Scotland SC026981

Good HQ

Aims & objectives

Furniture project - recycling and distribution to those who need it. Free delivery and very reasonable pricing structure. Activity is mainly local but also regional and national
Job number
Time of attendance
Wednesday to Sunday
No of references
Hours (per week)
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£6.15 - £8.21 per hour

Job description

1. Event planning, design and production while managing all project delivery elements within time limits

2. Liaise with the team to identify their needs and to ensure satisfaction

3. Conduct market research, gather information and support the preparation and drafting of funding bids

4. Provide feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders

5. Propose ideas to improve provided services and event quality

6. Organize facilities and manage event’s details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc

7. Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations

8. Specify staff requirements and coordinate their activities

9. Cooperate with marketing and PR team to promote and publicize event

10. Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day

11. Conduct pre- and post – event evaluations and report on outcomes

12. Research market, identify event opportunities and generate interest


14. To maintain good communications with work colleagues and customers

15. To actively contribute to the development of the company and promote the company and its services

16. To maintain confidentiality within the work place

17. Any other duties as is reasonably requested by line manager/project manager and is commensurate with duties of the post

Person specification


At the Community Reuse Shop we seek employees who are fun, energetic, customer friendly and hard working.

Qualifications and Training

• A high standard of literacy and numeracy

Knowledge and Experience

• An Understanding of conference/exhibition industry

• Operational experience within a similar environment

• Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation within the conference industry

• Experience of using IT and the ability to use a variety of software packages including Microsoft Office

• willingness to learn to write event specific risk assessments

• Budget Management

• enthusiasm of working within a customer focused environment


Effective interpersonal skills

• Effective communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to deal with a wide range of customers at all levels

• Effective customer & Community liaison skills

• Proven ability to liaise, co-ordinate and disseminate quality information across a range of disciplines

• Effective team building skills and experience in relationship development

• The ability to manage under pressure and work to targets and tight deadlines

• To be self motivated and have the ability to work independently or as part of a team

• The ability to work on own initiative and to use initiative to problem solve and make decisions


An understanding of and personal commitment to the Vision and Values of the organisation

• To be committed to and have the flexibility to work hours as determined by the business. This will include working evenings, weekends, night work and occasionally away from home.

• To be committed to on-going personal development and the development of the team


An enthusiastic and responsible team player with the ability to work with limited supervision

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership