IMMEDIATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE

LAUNCH YOUR CAREER IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY

PurpleForest Events is proud to be a
Progressive Wage Mark Accredited Company.

EVENTS MANAGER TRAINEESHIP

Are you a recent graduate eager to kickstart your career in events management? PurpleForest Events invites passionate and dynamic individuals to join our 12-month Events Manager Traineeship programme, designed to provide hands-on experience in planning and executing professional conferences, seminars, award ceremonies, and special launch events for the government sector.

ABOUT THE TRAINEESHIP PROGRAMME

  • Established in 2022, our 2024 intake marks the 3rd batch of this exclusive programme.
  • Open exclusively to fresh graduates, this traineeship has a proven track record, with successful trainees often offered full-time events manager contracts.
  • Trainees collaborate with experienced managers to prepare and execute events, gaining valuable skills in liaising with 3rd party partners, corresponding with clients, and managing administrative tasks for event day execution.
  • Successful trainees evolve into competent and highly sought-after event managers capable of handling significant government sector projects.

The PurpleForest Work Culture

At PurpleForest Events, we cultivate a unique work culture characterised by small teams, flat hierarchies, and a commitment to excellence.

Join us to experience short communication paths, pragmatic problem-solving, and exposure to various client accounts and event types. We prioritise building your knowledge, experience, and confidence, fostering personal and professional growth.

HOW DO TRAINEES ASSIST THE COMPANY

As an Events Manager Trainee, you play a crucial role in delivering seamless execution of events to meet and exceed client expectations. 

  • Event Execution Excellence:
    Work with experienced managers to execute flawless events by liaising with 3rd party partners, ensuring services are secured, managing pre-event client correspondence.
  • Administrative Expertise:
    Develop organisational skills by preparing administrative documents for event day use, including but not limited to registration collation, printing guest name badges, creating holding slides, drafting emcee scripts, and minute-by-minute administrative programmes and more.
  • Client Engagement:
    Interact directly with government sector clients and international VIPs, ensuring client expectations are not only met but exceeded through meticulous planning and execution.
  • Skill Development:
    Gain hands-on experience that allows you to evolve from an assistant role to a competent and confident event manager, capable of quoting, managing, and executing professional events for the government sector.

Who we are looking for

We seek individuals who are passionate about transforming ideas into reality and embody our company’s mission. 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Singapore citizenship currently residing in Singapore.
  • Fresh graduates with expected graduation date in 2024, preferably in communications, marketing, project management, or hospitality.
  • Fluent spoken and written English for effective communication with government sector clients and international VIPs.
  • Exceptional organisational skills, attention to detail, and proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.
  • Familiarity with productivity tools such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, WhatsApp, etc. to facilitate working in-person at the office, remotely from event venue or at home.
  • Strong commitment and the ability to work independently and remotely when required

HOW To APPLY

Craft your first impression by submitting a comprehensive application to jobs@purpleforest.com.sg.

In your cover letter, highlight your excitement for the events industry, explain your interest in PurpleForest, and showcase your written proficiency in English.

Include the following essential information:

  • Earliest available start date.
  • Reasons for leaving your last job (if applicable).
  • Expected salary
 

Please ensure your application documents are complete. 

Shortlisted candidates will receive an email invitation for an interview.


Submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@purpleforest.com.sg
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will receive a reply via email.

Join PurpleForest Events and embark on a transformative journey in events management. 
We look forward to welcoming the next generation of event managers!


**NOTE: Trainees accepted into this programme will only start from June 2024.

CREATIVE DESIGNER TRAINEESHIP

We are seeking a creative and highly motivated individual to join our events management company as a Trainee Creative Designer. This traineeship position offers an excellent opportunity to build your own portfolio, work closely with our experienced in-house design lead and gain hands-on experience in the exciting world of event design. 

As our company is rapidly expanding, we are determined to establish an in-house design team that is motivated and eager to contribute their creative skills and assist the sales team in shaping professional and polished-looking event experiences.

This traineeship programme for designers will run for 12 months. A mid-traineeship review will be conducted to determine the suitability of the trainee to continue in the programme.

The PurpleForest Work Culture

Our aim is to give you a sense of our values and work culture – everything which makes PurpleForest Events what it is. 

We are a small team, and the flat hierarchies facilitate short communication and decision-making paths, and pragmatic solutions to any problems that may occur. You will also be in constant contact with your colleagues, managers, and directors, who will support you, share their experience with you and let you experience the fast-evolving world of events. We do not limit to work with only one project team so that you will get to experience different client accounts and content matter.

We aim to build your knowledge, experience, and confidence so that you will have the opportunity to make an individual contribution and develop your skills on both a professional and personal level. We will be looking forward for you to be an integral and dependable team player.

As a creative designer, you will:

  • Work with design lead to ensure timely delivery of high-quality work for multiple design projects occurring simultaneously.
  • Assist in the development and execution of event concepts, ensuring that design elements align with the event objectives and client requirements.
  • Create eye-catching event collateral, including event invitations, brochures, signage, banners, and promotional materials.
  • Help design and produce PowerPoint presentations, livestream overlays, zoom backgrounds, e-booklets to enhance event experiences.
  • Work closely with event management team, to ensure seamless integration of design elements into event execution.
  • Liaise with print production suppliers to ensure smooth final delivery of print product (i.e., preparing artwork for final print production, checking print proofs, physical collection of print products)

Benefits and learning opportunities:

  • Gain practical experience working in the events management industry.
  • Work closely with experienced industry professionals, receiving guidance and mentorship to develop your skills.
  • Hands-on involvement in the end-to-end event design process, from conceptualization to execution.
  • Exposure to a variety of events and subject matter, allowing you to broaden your creative capabilities and portfolio.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with cross-functional teams and build valuable professional relationships.
  • Competitive traineeship stipend and potential for future employment opportunities within the company, based on performance.

Who are we looking for?

  • Must be Singapore Citizen or PR, currently residing in Singapore.
  • Completed a degree/diploma or expected to graduate in 2024, preferably majoring in Graphic Design, Visual Communications, or a related field.
  • Strong creative skills, with a keen eye for detail and a passion for design.
  • Some proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator).
  • Basic office skills to communicate with event management team (Email, MS Teams, Zoom, MS Word, MS PowerPoint).
  • As the company’s main clientele is the Singapore government sector, a good command of the English language to understand design subject matter for which you will be designing for.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • A portfolio showcasing your design skills and creative projects is highly desirable, whether from school, community, or personal interest projects.

HOW DO I APPLY?

First impressions count. You should therefore think of your job application as your first meeting with us. Your portfolio should showcase your proficiency with adobe illustrator and photoshop. You will be required to present your portfolio to the management team during your interview.

In addition, do share with us the following essential information:

  • Earliest available start date
  • Reasons for leaving last job (if applicable)
  • Expected salary
 

Important: Please make sure that your application documents are complete. If we have a positive initial impression, you will be invited to an interview. 


Submit your resume and portfolio to jobs@purpleforest.com.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will receive a reply via email.

 

BUSINESS SUPPORT EXECUTIVE (6 - 12 mths)

We are looking for a highly organized and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Business Support Executive. This role is crucial in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the inner workings of our rapidly expanding team and workplace.

Responsibilities:

ADMINISTRATIVE:

  • Prepare and print payment vouchers for accounting purposes.
  • Process physical receipts for reimbursements.
  • Manage general queries from company’s office phone.
  • Standby in office to receive deliveries.
 

HR SUPPORT:

  • Maintain accurate employee leave records.
  • Assist with the recruitment and onboarding process, including job postings, screening resumes, scheduling interviews, and conducting background checks.
  • Plan and coordinate employee engagements (e.g., birthday gifts, company gatherings, festive parties, employee training and development programmes etc.)
 

AD-HOC EVENT SUPPORT:

  • Assist managers with ad-hoc delivery and collection of event logistics.
  • Assist managers in packing logistics in office for offsite events.
  • Plan and arrange meals for onsite team.
  • Occasional deployment to offsite events to assist in event registration or general ushering duties with the rest of the event management team.
 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be Singapore Citizen or PR, currently residing in Singapore.
  • Must be able to commit full-time for a minimum of 6 months.
  • Applicants will be given priority if you have recently completed Diploma or Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field.
  • Strong organisational skills and exceptional attention to details.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with internal staff 
  • Proactive, self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision

HOW DO I APPLY?

First impressions count. You should therefore think of your job application as your first meeting with us. 

In addition, do share with us the following essential information:

  • Earliest available start date
  • Reasons for leaving last job (if applicable)
  • Expected salary
 

Important: Please make sure that your application documents are complete. If we have a positive initial impression, you will be invited to an interview. 


Submit your resume and portfolio to jobs@purpleforest.com.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will receive a reply via email.