Summary of the role

Works closely with the Changing Our Lives team to plan, organise and advertise dynamic events for the charity.

Responsibilities and duties

  • Work alongside the Changing Our Lives team to design and plan events.
  • Use social media, local radio, TV, website, newspapers to advertise the event and to reach a large audience.
  • Develop creative and original ideas for events.
  • Work to budgets.
  • Research venues, contacts and suppliers.
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers and contractors and donations if applicable.
  • Book venues, entertainment, equipment and supplies and ensuring these are fit for purpose.
  • Coordinate event set up and entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers
  • Anticipate and plan for different scenarios
  • Create sales opportunities for future events during client liaisons and during events, including possessing a strong working knowledge of the charity to further these opportunities.
  • Ensure that health, safety and insurance regulations are followed.
  • Work to the values of Changing Our Lives.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Preferably event management experience or newly qualified in degree in event management or marketing.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent time management and the ability to work under pressure, balancing different priorities.
  • Attention to Detail
  • Able to use Word and Excel confidently.
  • Team-Oriented
  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication
  • Strong Client-Facing Skills
  • Marketing Knowledge or Previous Experience
  • Works on your own initiative
  • Enthusiasm
  • Flexibility

If you are interested in this role, please email [email protected] or telephone 0300 302 0770.