Events Assistant - Zero hours

Main tasks include:

  • Meeting and greeting visitors, providing information on the event and encouraging participation in the activities
  • Proactively engaging with visitors responding to their needs as appropriate
  • Facilitating activities by giving instructions and handing out materials
  • Preparing and maintaining resources
  • Setting up and de-rig of events infrastructure and activities
  • Passing on feedback to Programmes team
  • Ensuring the event spaces are always maintained to the highest standards of presentation
  • To be committed to good health and safety practice and ensure familiarity with event risk assessments

Responsibilities Please note: this role will include long periods of time standing up and the moving around of infrastructure and materials. Events assistants will be allocated to primarily assisting at events or rig and de-rig depending on strengths and preferences.

The salary will be paid at an hourly rate. Hours will be available around our Events Programme in the build up, during and post events. The Programme of events is generally busier during school holidays.


Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.