A Brands Ltd- the company behind Secret Brunch events are offering intern positions limited number of candidates who wish to further their experience, broaden their CV or have a general interest in putting together events from start to finish.
There is no cost associated with becoming an event intern, however you will not be paid for working with the company, and only reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.
Frequently asked questions
Do I have to be studying Event Planning at University?
No. Although many interns are or have studied at University, it is not a requirement for the Internship. You must be interested in the job, hard-working and enthusiastic to learn.
Will there be an interview?
Yes. There could well be a two part interview where you will need to come to our offices for the initial interview, and perhaps be invited back again, should there be a need for it.
How long is the internship?
The Internship cycle lasts for 3-4 months - based on individual circumstances. After the cycle, we will sit down with the candidate, revise and determine whether they will be given a full time job.
In this time period, the intern will need to showcase his/her ability in the office, on site at events and through creativity and hard work.
What are the normal working hours?
Your normal working hours will be 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. On certain days you may be required to start earlier or finish later, such as if we have meetings outside of the office at venues or with clients. You will always have notice of when these days will be.
Where will I be working?
Our office is in Battersea, with the closest station being Queenstown Road, Battersea Park or Sloane Square station.
What will I be doing?
You will be assisting the team to organise and plan events and other exciting plans that arise.
Your day which could include anything from attending meetings with clients, viewing venues, preparing reports and budgets, drafting letters and emails, designing table plans and other printed materials, telephone inquiries and general office work.
It is very hands on and you will receive lots of training and experience in organising events.
What is the Dress Code?
When you are working at the office it is casual dress code. When you are out at viewings or with clients it will be smart business.
Do you cover Travel Expenses?
Yes. We will pay your London travel expenses to and from the office and any travel costs to attend meetings.
Will I be paid?
No, work experience is unpaid.
Is there a charge to do work experience with you?
No – it should not cost you any money to work with us. There are no charges or costs involved.
What will I get at the end of my Internship?
You will be working towards a full time job for the duration of the internship. At the end of your Internship you will be provided with a reference.
There is no qualification or previous experience required.
You must be interested in the job, hard-working and enthusiastic to learn.