Operations & Event Administration Assistant – Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Operations & Event Administration Assistant

CW (Cambridge Wireless)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire



We are looking to recruit an Operations and Event Administration Assistant to work in the busy Cambridge Wireless office.

Cambridge Wireless are the leading international community for companies involved in the research, development and application of wireless and mobile, internet, semiconductor and technologies transforming the world and society. With an active community of over 1,000 technology companies ranging from major network operators and device manufacturers to innovative start-ups and universities, Cambridge Wireless stimulates debate and collaboration, harnesses and shares knowledge, and helps to build connections between academia and industry.

By joining Cambridge Wireless, you will be exposed to a fast-paced rapidly evolving environment, working on global solutions, social impact tech for good initiatives, genuinely fascinating and industry-changing projects and a stimulating and dynamic environment designed to enable you to flourish. We’re keen to ensure everyone is equal, represented and connected, so we encourage applications from all demographics. The success of Cambridge Wireless year after year will continue to be contributed by people from all walks of life.

We are looking to recruit an Operations and Event Administration Assistant to work in the busy Cambridge Wireless office, housed within the vibrant Bradfield Centre, on the Cambridge Science Park. We offer hybrid working with the expectation of working a minimum of two days in the office. Training for the role will be provided.

Description of role

Managing and maintaining the Cambridge Wireless membership database

General office admin, including answering phones, booking meeting rooms, setting up conference calls, printing etc.

Monitor stocks of office/event supplies and replenish stock as required

Help manage the ‘Events’ and ‘Hello’ email inboxes and distribute emails accordingly

Respond to website and membership queries e.g. guidance on how to use the Cambridge Wireless website

To work with Event Managers to support event administration, including event mailings, sending confirmations, building slide decks, creating agendas, printing badges and producing delegate lists/packs and packing for events

Manage the CPD accreditation process for events and liaise with delegates about their certification

As part of the events team, support the onsite delivery of events undertaking tasks, such as registration and speaker support

Carry out event website duties, including adding events, speakers, exhibitors and processing registrations

Ad hoc project duties as required

Essential Skills

Excellent Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

Great organisational skills

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to build relationships with external clients

Ability to manage several projects simultaneously, set deadlines and work independently

Good team working skills

Desirable Skills

Experience with CRM/CMS systems

Experience with video editing software and audio visual equipment

Interest in or familiarity with the technology business sector

Experience working in a membership organisation

Experience in event delivery

UK driving licence

Perks and benefits
Salary: £21K – £25K depending on experience
Holiday entitlement: 25 days plus Bank Holidays
Enrolment into company pension scheme

Position: Permanent contract. Full-time role working 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday but flexible hours are available and can fit around school hours.

Information about the application process
We are looking to recruit the role now with the position commencing as soon as possible. We would invite CV’s as of now.
The Cambridge Wireless application process will consist of 3 stages

Stage 1: an initial review of the application against a set criteria of requirements. In addition to sending us your CV, we kindly ask you to send us a cover letter telling us what excites you about this position

Stage 2: an interview with the Head of Operations and Head of Events

Stage 3: a final interview with CEO of Cambridge Wireless

At each stage of the application process, every effort will be made by the Cambridge Wireless Team to respond to you with feedback and final decisions within 7 working days.

Contact information
At any point within the application process, you can contact the recruitment lead at the following email address: [email protected]. Please use job reference CW1008 when submitting your application.

Deadline for applications 27 March 2023. Applications from agencies will not be accepted

Office address

The Bradfield Centre,
184 Cambridge Science Park


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