Events Intern - The Food Initiative - London - Wizbii

Events Intern

  • By The Food Initiative
  • Internship
  • London (United Kingdom)

Job description

THE FOOD INITIATIVE EVENTS INTERN

*** Fee to be discussed. Travel expenses and lunch provided.This role is full time. Immediate start. ***

The Food Initiative is a rapidly expanding high end and sustainable event catering company specialising in creative briefs, and one of the UK’s leading street food caterers. We cater a wide variety of events from corporate functions to serving our award-winning burgers from unique, retro Airstreams through to gala dinners, canapé events and Netflix roadshows with 1,000+ attendees – often working alongside some of the top event agencies and at major venues across the UK.

Our team, led by TFI’s founder and executive head chef Mark Jankel, works alongside Michelin star and high-end restaurant trained chefs to create any type of menu to fit a client’s wishes, which provides a brilliant opportunity for any member of our team to experience many different aspects of the events industry.

The Food Initiative is growing rapidly, and being a part of such a fast-growing business creates the perfect opportunity for a passionate Events Management undergraduate to join our team and learn the most that you can from a year in the industry.


Testimonials:

Holly Cruz, Intern 2015-2016 – “I couldn’t have asked for a better placement. The team has taught me numerous things that will help guide me for the rest of my career in the event industry. I have had the opportunity to be the Manager on countless events. I truly feel like a valued member within in this team! (Small Tip - Get on the good side with the chefs and they will make you lots of treats!)”

Jessica Timlin, Intern 2016-2017 – “It’s been a privilege to be a part of the Family. I have had an incredible experience, managed events and on top of that, I have learned about myself – my strengths, capabilities and even my weaknesses which will all help towards my future career. I’m so grateful for the challenges I have faced as well – this is definitely not a boring placement!”

Seeked profile

What we are looking for:

- You will be an excellent people person
- You will be keen to work in a fast-paced and rapid changing environment and not give up under pressure
- You will have good knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
- You will have excellent English communication skills; both written and verbal
- You will have excellent time management and ability to work both with a team and independently
- You will need to be flexible and willing to take on a challenge
- You will have a great hands-on and can-do attitude!
- You will be highly organised, process-driven and resourceful, with a keen eye for detail and a passion for thinking out of the box
- You will be prepared to event manage and liaise directly with the client, as well as work on more admin-based projects.
- You will have great phone skills, confidently speaking with suppliers and end clients
- You will be a keen foodie who keeps in touch with the latest food trends
- Photoshop and web design skills are a plus


What we can offer you:

- We will provide you an incredible events industry and startup experience, both office based and ‘in the field’
- We will ensure that you will be working with some of the best chefs (and clients) in the UK
- We will provide your free lunch
- We will provide you with opportunities to network and meet some of the industries most recognised agencies
- We will offer full support in growing your skills and experience
- And of course, the opportunity to apply taught theory and to expand events knowledge in real industry situations.

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