Get involved Volunteer Event Management Volunteer Summary of the role Works closely with the Changing Our Lives team to plan, organise, advertise and facilitate engaging events for the charity. Responsibilities and duties Working alongside the Changing Our Lives team to design and plan events. Using social media, local radio, TV, website, newspapers to advertise the event and to reach a large audience. Developing creative and original ideas for events. Working to budgets. Researching venues, contacts and suppliers. Negotiating prices with suppliers and contractors and donations if applicable. Booking venues, entertainment, equipment and supplies and ensuring these are fit for purpose. Coordinating event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers. Managing and overseeing events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, and organising vendors Anticipating and planning for different scenarios Creating sales opportunities for future events during client liaisons and during events, including possessing a strong working knowledge of the charity to further these opportunities. Ensuring that health, safety and insurance regulations are followed. Working 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.