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Leeds, United Kingdom
JOB #R1904684

Project Assistant

Graduate Project Assistant


About ICF Next

At ICF Next, we change lives, strengthen communities, stretch minds and shape history. We’re devoted to finding better ways to innovate solutions for a healthier planet, improving the quality of life worldwide, driving business value, discovering answers for complex issues, and to learn and grow. What we do matters and that inspires us each and every day. We are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world. Join our community of mission-driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists to challenge the status quo.

What you’ll need

You will be graduating in 2019 and are looking to grow your career in the event industry. Your strong process approach means you’re very outcome-focused, with experience of working to multiple deadlines in a fast paced, professional environment. You have good business acumen and demonstrate a sound knowledge of the Event industry. You have the passion and personality that helps you work collaboratively with your team and your colleagues across the business to deliver well executed projects. 

What you’ll do

Key to this role is building relationships with members of the Client Services team, our roster of third-party suppliers and the wider business. You will work with various teams to deliver tasks on a broad range of live communication event projects, whilst working with some of the best creatives in the business.  Your main responsibilities will include performing allocated tasks on event-based projects on time and to the ICF Next standard, developing an understanding of technical production and showing an understanding of managing costs whilst achieving these against specific targets.

Who you’ll work with

The Project Assistant is responsible to the Senior Project Manager for their overall individual performance. The Project Assistant works in collaboration with other members for the Client Services Team, as well as with the wider business.

What you’ve got

You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills alongside your great initiative. You keep a cool head, even when under pressure, giving you the ability to work on several projects at once. Being process-driven, you have a keen attention to detail and possess strong organisational skills. You have a dynamic, positive approach to your work and demonstrate confidence in all that you do. You are passionate about your work and thrive on working collaboratively. Above all, you’re ambitious and committed, with a burning desire to develop your future career and work closely with some of the most creative minds in the business.

Where you’ll go

This is an exciting graduate level opportunity to work for an award-winning communications agency in a role that is full of potential.  In terms of your career progression, you can go as far as you want to, and we’ll help you get there. In the short term there’s the opportunity to develop your skills to the level of Project Manager, or even up to a Project Director.

What you’ll get

  • The opportunity to work alongside some of the best individuals in the Event industry as well as some of the world’s best known brands
  • The chance to gain the best possible experience with exposure to a wide variety of events
  • Time for research, learning and development through our comprehensive training programmes
  • A competitive benefits package including health care benefits, an annual bonus - and an office bar!

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Leeds - Carlton Mills (GB77)

Who is ICF Next?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants
Learn More About ICF Next

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