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Paid Work Placement at the Finsbury Park Trust

APPLICATION FORM: Finsbury Park Trust – Events Assistant

Do you want to put together and run an exciting community-focused event calendar in a venue used by a diverse and varied community in Finsbury Park? This is the opportunity for you! 

Role Description: This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience working with a small community-focused organisation to assist the Chief Executive in events creation and facilities management.  

You will have the opportunity to develop your own events to support the needs of the organisation, including liaising with partners, promoting, booking and supporting the events themselves, as well as actively supporting promotion and administration of the meeting and event space. You will also learn how to provide administrative support to ensure the smooth running of the organisation’s booking and payment systems and assist at the events themselves. 

 There will be the opportunity to learn about facilities management and running a small organisation. 

Person Specification:  

  • Interest and enthusiasm for working in events and facilities management  
  • Strong problem solver who can take initiative  
  • Self-started with willingness to work unsupervised on occasion
  • Excited to book and promote new events 

Hours: 400 hours total. 2 days per week. LLW £13.15 per hour.  Hours may be flexible to meet the needs of the events.


If you’d like to apply, please complete this brief application form to tell us why you are interested in the opportunity and how it fits in with your interests and goals. You must be an Islington resident and aged between 18-25 to be eligible to apply.

If you would like to apply by some other means or if you have any other questions, please get in touch with us via: [email protected]

Application Deadline is 3 July 2024.

Successful applicants will be invited to a short and informal remote interview with staff from the Finsbury Park Trust and Creative Opps to be scheduled for W/C 22 July 2024.

We can’t wait to hear from you!