An Unlimited Celebration; Production and Management Company

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JOIN OUR TEAM: Assistant Wedding and Event Planners

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Thank you for your interest in working with Uniquely Yours Weddings, Events and Décor. Working at Uniquely Yours W*E*D means doing what you love to do. 

Uniquely Yours Weddings, Events and Décor is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We welcome assistants from various backgrounds that share our passion in planning, decorating and managing weddings and events. 


JOB DESCRIPTION


Job Title:

Assistant Wedding and Event Planner

Position Type:

Assist with the preparation, planning, decoration and the management of weddings and events; as needed, part-time. (Contract Basis)

  

Job Summary:

Assistant will work along-side the Owner, Lead Planner/Coordinator, Marcella Miller. Assistant will serve as her right-hand Monday through Sunday, as needed. Assistant will be expected to help with all aspects of planning, decorating and managing weddings and events of different styles and sizes, under the direction of the owner, Marcella. Assistant will also work hands-on with the clients to help bring the client's dreams to life. Assistant must be able to handle all tasks for weddings and events, big or small during the planning, decorating and coordination. Assistant will assist on the day-of the wedding or event to ensure its executed according to plan. Assistant must be willing to dedicate and commit to working some nights and weekends.


Assistant Hours:

Assistant hours vary, during the planning process of weddings and events. Assistant will work as needed throughout the week and on weekends during the execution of weddings and events. Typically, weddings and events are held on Saturdays. Periodically, events will take place on Fridays or Sundays. Wedding and Event day hours vary by event, but generally begin in the afternoon and go until late in the evening. Office hours are on as-need basis. 


Compensation:

Assistant Wedding and Event Planners are paid weekly (Tuesdays), at $15 to $20 an hour.


Experience:

Customer Service, Hospitality and Event Management. Prior internship in the wedding and/or event industry these are all Beneficial but Not Required.


Physical Requirements:

Must be able to stand for long periods of time and able to lift heavy items (up to 25 lbs.).


Attire:

Professional, Conservative and Cute. Polished appearance; proper grooming, No bra straps, cleavage or underwear showing. Wear uniform as required. 


Education: 

High School Diploma or Equivalent. 

Certifications or Classes in wedding and/or event planning. 

Working towards a college degree or be a recent college graduate. 

Preferred Majors: Customer Service, Hospitality and Event Management.


Location: 

Houston, Texas and Surrounding Areas.


Qualities and Skills: (listed here)


Assistant Planner Role, Responsibilities and Duties Include, but are Certainly Not Limited to the Following:

  • Taking potential client phone calls.
  • Scheduling and confirming appointments.
  • Running wedding and event related errands.
  • Complete wedding and event tasks.
  • Daily and timely follow-up of tasks assigned. 
  • Maintaining a neat office appearance.
  • Create and update documents and spreadsheets in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
  • Assist with Social Media Postings. Our social media accounts include Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Acquiring quotes from various vendors/service providers and venues.
  • Assist with site selections for upcoming events.
  • Liaise with clients, vendors/service providers & venues.
  • Assist with sourcing products.
  • Keep organized and maintain Client project binders.
  • Wedding and Event Planning Preparation.
  • Provide research support and completes tasks required for wedding and event preparation.
  • General office administrations tasks.
  • Assisting at Weddings and Events.
  • Assist Planner at Client's Consultations
  • Assist Coordinator where needed.


Assistant Planners Role, Responsibilities and Duties at Weddings and Events Include, but are Not Limited to the Following:

  • Help execute and maintain the schedule and coordinating of weddings and events timelines. 
  • Assist with lining up bridal party for the wedding ceremony and reception. 
  • Assisting with and overseeing the correct set-up of the wedding ceremony and reception site
  • Set up of venue, including setting up tables, chairs, linens, centerpieces, table numbers. 
  • Assisting VIP’s throughout the course of the wedding or event 
  • Directing guests to appropriate areas as needed throughout the evening (i.e. restroom, exits, parking, bar, etc.) 
  • Greeting Guests, answering questions and assist them as needed. 
  • Overseeing and assisting with set-up of wedding or event items according to coordinators direction (laying linens, setting up centerpieces, lighting candles, folding napkins, setting up chargers, etc.). 
  • Tidying up and re-supplying bathrooms.
  • Assist with wedding/event games and activities.
  • Assist with tear/breakdown of venue and tear down of wedding/event décor items (i.e. linens, charger plates, escort cards, place cards, favors, chair covers, etc.) 
  • Packing up client’s décor and gifts at the end of the night. 
  • Wedding/Event design, including setting up escort cards/seating assignment, event signage and décor, guestbook, pictures, lighting candles, favors, etc. 
  • Drop off items before wedding/event, such as welcome baskets or bags to hotels. 
  • Assisting vendors with their set-up (i.e. caterer, musicians, and photographer). 
  • Other duties as needed.


*Absolutely No fraternizing with the quests, and No drinking alcohol while working.


We Offer: Assistant Wedding and Event Planners

  • Flexible with Irregular Work Hours. 
  • Excellent Hourly Rate. 
  • $15 to $20 An Hour. 
  • Bonuses. 
  • Friendly Team Environment. 
  • Respect and Apperception.  


The successful assistant candidate will exhibit the following qualities: 

  • Organization and a sense of priority.
  • Consistent and timely follow-up on assigned tasks.
  • Confidence, poise, and courteousness in interfacing with clients and vendors.
  • A sense of initiative and proactivity in completing tasks. 
  • Candidates must excel in a fast-paced, often chaotic environment.
  • Candidates must be available to work evening and weekend shifts.


To Apply:

Candidates interested in applying should submit a Cover Letter and Resume to 

Email: inquire@UniquelyYoursWED.com 

Please send all documents as attachments. 

Fax: 281-416-5707

No phone calls please. 

After reviewing resumes selected candidate's will be contacted, interviews will take place and selected applicants will be notified.


Please Note: 

- Applicants must be 18 Years of Age or Older with a Drivers License and have Reliable Access to a Vehicle and is Comfortable Traveling all over Houston, Texas and Surrounding Areas (Pearland, Missouri City, Sugar Land, Stafford, Bellaire, South Houston, Pasadena, etc.). 

- Hourly rate will be dependent on level of work and/or experience. 

- Contract Basis (as needed): Working schedule is dependent on our event calendar, with most events taking place on specific Saturdays. Periodically, events will take place on Fridays or Sundays.

Wedding and Event Day Assistants (Day-Of)

Assist On The Day-Of Weddings and Events (weekends and some weekdays)