Events Officer

09 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Events Officer

Our client is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke.

There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Almost two thirds have a disability and one third rely on others for help, making stroke one of the biggest causes of disability.

Our client is continually working to improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families who deserve the very best treatment and care. They deliver amazing, life-changing support to over 60,000 stroke survivors and their families each year. They also fund research to find better treatments, campaign for better stroke care and help people understand how to spot and prevent stroke. This work is made possible by more than 4,000 talented volunteers and staff, their fantastic supporters and their strong relationships with the stroke clinical and research community.

They work with integrity, demonstrating their values as one combined passionate, innovative, respectful and professional team.

Together they can conquer stroke.

Position: Events Officer
Location: Bromsgrove
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: circa £23,000 per annum

Closing Date: 28 February 2018
Interview Date: 8 March 2018

About the role:

Our client is looking for an experienced, dynamic and motivated individual to join their Conference and Events team in the Marketing and External Affairs department. Reporting to the Head of Events, the Events Officer will support the delivery of a corporate events programme that engages and retains key audiences, delivers against cross organisational business objectives and supports delivery of a single-minded brand proposition.

The Events Officer leads on the delivery and evaluation of events with a specific focus on priority audiences including supporters, beneficiaries (stroke survivors, their families and carers) and health and social care professionals. The role will lead on the marketing, planning executing and evaluating of some of the charities biggest events. The role will also provide event management expertise to colleagues within the Marketing and External Affairs and other Directorates.

The role will focus particularly on their award-winning Life After Stroke Awards which celebrates the achievements of people affected by stroke, as well as other core events delivered by the Conference and Events team.

About you:

You will have a proven track record of conference, event and exhibition management and demonstrable experience of working with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers.

You will need to be a team player with excellent communication and people skills, be pro-active, flexible, resilient, able to work under pressure and be prepared to organise and manage a busy workload to meet deadlines. There is also a requirement to work flexibly and travel to fulfil the role.

You may have experience of the following: Events Officer, Events Assistant, Events Coordinator, Events Manager, Conference Assistant, Conference Coordinator, Conference Manager, Marketing Assistant, Marketing Executive, Marketing Officer, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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