Marketing & Events Assistant/Researcher


About Akabo Media: Akabo Media produces magazines, websites, exhibitions and conferences primarily for the logistics, supply chain and transport industries.

About the Role: We are currently looking for an intelligent, creative and highly motivated Marketing and Events Assistant/Researcher to join our team in order to work on and expand on the core portfolio of Akabo Media conferences, awards and bespoke events

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work with our database to target attendees and delegates to our events
  • Using social media (LInkedIn, Twitter, Forums) to identify relevant people
  • Assist in the operation of the events onsite
  • Carry out post-event administration
  • Continuously communicate and update event marketing/sponsorship/operations /sales managers on progress against targets, pipeline and feedback from market
  • Manage the event on the day to ensure the most successful event possible

Key Competencies:

  • High degree of numeracy required
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills
  • Highly motivated, with an ability to meet goals
  • Desire to learn about and engage with industry trends and challenges
  • Ability to work very closely with wider Akabo Media team

Targeted Performance:

  • Provide marketing with as many new sources as possible for each event
  • Work closely and cooperatively with the sales team to ensure all sponsorship information is accurately and effectively handled
  • Work closely and flexibly with the editorial team to ensure communication, alignment of objectives and strong relationship building

The candidate: In return we offer you the chance to work in a friendly, lively, successful company in SE1, with the opportunity to expand your career and increase your responsibilities and excellent prospects to grow.


Interested? Please submit your CV and cover letter to Stephen Brooks via