This is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave and will end the beginning of May 2020
About the Role
This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled and motivated events officer to join our fast-paced team on a fixed contract until April 2020. You will play a key role in the development and implementation of a huge range and variety of events to generate income and awareness of Leonard Cheshire.
You will be responsible for delivering fundraising activities and engaging supporters, through effective communication and project management.
Educated to A Level or equivalent with previous events experience, you will be a driven individual seeking a challenging and exciting role. You will have good IT skills including experience of using a database and you will also have excellent communication and presentation skills. You will be able to manage projects from their outset to completion and have excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task.
You will have a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire.
About Leonard Cheshire
Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We are the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities. This is an exciting time to join us with our new brand and as we grow our reach across communities.
What we Offer
- Fair and competitive pay rates
- A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
- Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
- Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
- A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.
Please apply as soon as possible, as shortlisting may take place as applications are received. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
Closing date – Friday 13 December 2019