Events Assistant wanted urgently: APPLY HERE
Who are we?
SPF Distribution, is dedicated to supporting, growing and empowering clients with affordable, easy and suitable solutions, primarily through face-to-face intermediary channels, but also directly. We have approximately 2,000 tied advisers and 2,000 supporting independent brokers, all dedicated to meet the financial needs of our clients. Our vision: We aspire to be the best at building enduring relationships by connecting clients and intermediaries. We create sustainable value by attracting new clients, supporting ongoing client engagement and providing adaptive solutions designed to answer life’s financial questions. Ultimately we grow and protect wealth What will you do?
This is a support role reporting directly through to the Events Manager: Distribution Events. This role is responsible for assisting the events team with various administrative tasks relating to function/events co-ordination, and general office duties.
Support to the Events team in terms of:
Assist staff with printing, filing, record keeping, collation of material
Ad-hoc office administration duties
Order and store stationary/office supplies
Management of storeroom and stock taking
Co-ordinate couriering jobs
Assist with the population of the budget summaries into a spreadsheet
Follow-ups of invoices
Assist with the loading of payments and journals onto E2 Financials for payment (events and suppliers)
Assist with accounts reconciliations
Receive and collate quotes from suppliers/venues
Stakeholder and client relationship management
Plan, scope and define client requirements
Source and contract venues and suppliers/service providers
Arrange and executing the event/function/roadshow What will make you successful in this role?
Qualification & experience
Experience in a financial services and particularly Distribution and Sales environment
Sound administration background
Experience in events/function co-ordination and/or hospitality industry
Knowledge and skills
MS: Office (Excel, PP, Word, Outlook)
Form Stack (web site)
Perfect Table Plan
Life Assurance and Financial Services industry knowledge (basic)
Events and promotions co-ordination
Hospitality/catering and function management
Sound administration and co-ordination knowledge
Project management (basic principles)
Budgeting and costing
Flexibility and Adaptability
Plans and Aligns
Personal Attributes Plans and aligns – Stage 1 Communicates effectively – Stage 1 Action orientated – Stage 1 Optimises work processes – Stage 1 Build a successful career with us
We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realise their worth. Through its business clusters – Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate, Santam, Miway, as well as the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development. Core Competencies Being resilient – Stage 1 Customer focus – Stage 1 Collaborates – Stage 1 Cultivates innovation – Stage 1 Drives results – Stage 1 Turnaround time
The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.
The closing date for applications is 14 June 2019.
Note though that the recruiter reserves the right to withdraw the advertisement prior to the closing date, or to allow for further applications to be submitted after the closing date. Our commitment to transformation
The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. The Group’s Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.