Events Officer

Events Officer

Ongoing role
J97639
At a glance

Skills

  • Event management
  • Social media marketing

Where

London, N1 7GU
Mainly at home, or remote opportunity.

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
3-7 hours / week

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Welcome to Reach Volunteering. We are a community and registered charity that connects people, skills and good causes.

To apply for this role, and any other on our platform, you need to be based in the UK, have at least three years of experience using the skills you wish to volunteer in a professional capacity or have lived experience (for trustee roles). Read more about our criteria.

Ayati Mind is a mental health social enterprise that connects men from underserved communities with culturally competent therapists.

 

What will you be doing?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, who is a clear and concise communicator and can build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders and diverse audiences. This position will report to the Events Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Events Manager with planning, coordination and execution of a range of fundraising and awareness events.
  • Collaborate with the Events Manager to develop event concepts, themes and objectives.
  • Help secure venues, vendors and other event partners and manage relationships with external suppliers and agencies and negotiate costs 
  • Handle administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings, preparing event materials and managing event related correspondence.
  • Maintain event databases including attendee lists, sponsor contacts and vendor details.
  • Attend events and assist on site with preparation, execution and close of event. 
  • Support with volunteer coordination during the events.
  • Manage and coordinate the logistics related to events such as registration, delivery and set up of event materials and equipment and online support with events held online.
  • Support the Events Manager with the promotion of events through social media, email campaigns and other marketing channels.
  • Assist in the creation of promotional materials and engage with attendees throughout the events.
  • Support the Events Manager in evaluating the success rate of events by collecting and analysing the feedback from attendees, volunteers and stakeholders and preparing reports and making recommendations for future events.

These are not exhaustive and may change as the business develops.

What are we looking for?

Key Requirements:

  • Experience of using social media and other digital channels for event promotion
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and event management software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people
  • Previous experience ( 3+ years) in event planning, coordination or related role

Desirable (still apply if you don’t meet this):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Event Management or related field.

What difference will you make?

We offer an amazing opportunity to work with a passionate and dedicated team on a mission-driven start-up social enterprise. If you are passionate about mental health and have a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of others, we encourage you to apply.

Before you apply

How to Apply:

  • Please apply with your CV       
  • Interviews will take place on an ad hoc basis when we have enough applications shortlisted. 
  • Please contact us via Reach with any questions.
  • Interviews will be an informal Zoom/Teams chat with the hiring manager. 

We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Causes
  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Counselling / advice
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Men
  • Mental health
  • Organisation type: 
    Social enterprise

    To promote mental health and well-being within the Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, particularly focusing on men, by providing accessible, culturally competent, and stigma-...