Live Events Intern

Category:
Poker
Job Type:
Location:
St Julian's, Malta

Job Purpose

The Intern programme launched in 2015 and, after four successful years with high demand, we’re going to be back, bigger and better for 2019 with an Events Intern up for grabs in our Events Marketing team!

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.

We have designed this programme with you, the student, at the heart of everything, ensuring you gain maximum exposure and experience throughout the twelve-month placement, something not all placements can offer.

Please note - the deadline to apply for this role is 8th February.

Your Responsibilities

  • Work alongside the Senior Event Managers and Department Head to plan for live events
  • Provide departmental organisation and administrative support including organising meetings, note-taking, collating data for the department, administrating SharePoint, providing help and support to the Project Manager and Event Managers, processing invoices using IPOS, administrating registration web portals and excel and word documents
  • Assist with the organisational and administrative aspects of event specific projects both in the office and on-site at European events
  • Assist with the ordering of pre-approved merchandise, equipment, branding and other event items
  • Answering emails received in all event inboxes and relaying information/queries by the players to the Event Manager once the event is live
  • Work on-site at live events taking player registrations, assisting with event management duties and other ad-hoc duties as required
  • Travel and weekend work will be required
  • The days at events can be very long and hectic, and sometimes stressful. A strong constitution and calm demeanour under pressure are required for this position
  • Provide cover to Live Events individuals as needed

What do we need from you?

Essential

  • Current second year university student studying an honours degree requiring a sandwich placement
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Self-motivated, able to work as part of a busy fast paced team
  • Ability to work effectively in a high-volume work environment
  • Must be a “people-person” who is confident with an outgoing personality
  • Excellent organisational skills, being detailed orientated and meticulous
  • Ability to innovate and think outside the box
  • Able to work long hours, evenings and weekends both in the Malta office and on-site at events
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

Desirable

  • Additional languages are always an asset, especially French, Russian and Spanish
  • Knowledge of event management processes

The Process

1) Simply click apply, complete the application form and submit a copy of your CV and cover letter.

2) Successful candidates will be invited to the next stage where you will be asked complete an online video interview.

3) The final stage is an interview which will take place with the Hiring Manager.

Our values

  • Focus on the customer
  • Work as a team
  • Strive for excellence
  • Have courage
  • Show passion

Our Culture

‘There’s never a dull moment working in this fun-loving fast-paced team. Work around the globe at the biggest and best poker tournaments, representing the StarsGroup on the front-line, whilst making friendships that last a lifetime.’ – Marta Norton, Director of Live Events.

Perks and Benefits

This role offers an excellent salary and benefits package and whilst we don’t like to brag, we think we’re a pretty great place to work! Don’t believe us? Check out our Work at The Stars Group social profiles on Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn and decide for yourself.

Our Malta office is a modern, open plan office with an unlimited supply of snacks & drinks.

Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties. As an advocate of work/life balance, we offer an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours. Some courses our stars have used this for include 3D unicorn cake makingskiing lessons and learning to scuba dive.

You might only be with us for one year but we’re committed to investing in the development of all our Stars. Our in-house Learning team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress during your time with us.