Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council opens search for new team members

Competition & Awards Assistant (Freelance) 

2 .5 days per week (Jan – Mar)

Start Date: Immediate (remote training) 

Location: London, U.K.

About the Role

The Competition & Awards Assistant position is an energetic and dynamic role with a focus on assisting with the day-to-day logistical work and administrative support during the GC&DC annual competition, awards, and exhibition.  The candidate will provide vital, hands-on support to the organising team members. 

The ideal candidate must be a team player, energetic, reliable, conscientious and happy to assist with various practical tasks and projects. Experience with exhibitions and event organisation is a plus.  An interest in the UK’s jewellery and silversmithing industries is desirable. 

Essential skills/ requirements: 

  • Available to work part-time (Jan – March) and open to ad-hoc work outside competition period eg with industry shows and events to represent GC&DC which may be full days or evenings and occasionally outside of London.

  • Can be flexible with working days (Mon – Fri) should the workload fall / increase. 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word & Excel including document editing, mail merge and data management. 

  • Comfortably able to carry loads of up to 10-20kg.

  • Experience with sensitive handling of valuable objects. 

  • Good organisational skills. 

  • A team player.

  • Greater London/ London-based & able to commute into the city regularly. 

  • Must be registered self employed.

How to apply:

To apply for this role or for more information, please email your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability and experience to 

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. 

Deadline for applications: 05 Nov 2023


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