Events Coordinator

Recruiter
HARRIS HILL
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Sep 2018
Closes
10 Oct 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A great opportunity has arisen for a Temporary Events Coordinator for a charity based in central London in order to support and help organise charity s busy calendar of events, including leading on the delivery of particular events. This will be a temporary 3 months contract. The deadline for this role is 7th September. Key Responsibilities will include: Administer the charity events including booking rooms and other logistics, sending personalised invitations, liaising with speakers and attendees, preparing event materials, on the day event cover and post event follow up. Work with researchers, Head of External Affairs and Office and Events Manager to create targeted event invitee and speaker lists. Work with researchers and the Head of External Affairs to draft speaker invitation letters, event invite text and speaker briefings for events. As necessary, work with the Head of External Affairs to build on existing the charity communications procedures, such as updating social media platforms, the charity websites and blogs when required. Work with the Head of External Affairs on communications around the annual charity conference, including researching advertising avenues, preparing newsletters and updating social media platforms. Support the wider the charity s team with project and administrative tasks on an ad hoc basis, as and when required. In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience: Essential: Experience in a relevant role Experience coordinating events from inception to completion Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences, including both strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to work under pressure, managing multiple tasks with competing deadlines. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Desirable: Experience of producing written documents such as speaker briefings, speaker invitation letters, or written summaries of events. Experience of working in a think-tank and/ or small organisation Demonstrable interest or experience of intergenerational/ ageing issues Experience using social media

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