Event Management with the University of Cambridge

1st March — Workshop

Plan an event in today's workshop for Discover! Creative Careers Week.

Workshop: The Events Apprenticeship at the University of Cambridge Museums

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Ella Lange is the Events Apprentice at UCMs and frequently plans and organises events around the museums. Ella has shared a brief for todays workshop which demonstrates multiple elements of her job role.

As an Event Assistant working for the University of Cambridge Museums, you have been approached by your manager to support the planning and delivery of a Summer Concert at one of the Museum. Your team has been allocated a budget of £10,500, half of which has been donated by a local organisation whose aim is to improve community engagement between residents and local businesses.

You will be required to select an appropriate theme for this event, with the aim of promoting the Museum and its commitment to engaging with the community to promote future visits from attendees. The event will be aimed at adults, who must purchase tickets ahead of the event day however, accompanied children may attend free of charge. You will be present onsite on the event day to liaise with the various teams and support any last minute requirements.

You should consider:

Make sure you take time to reflect on and record the skills you've used and learnt in today's activity!