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Events Officer

Hatfield, Hertfordshire (Hybrid)
FTE up to £30,000 per annum
Full-time
Contract (Maternity Cover up to 12 Months FTC )
Job description

Events Officer
Working Hours:  30 to 37 Hours per week
Salary: FTE up to £30,000 per annum, (pro rata)
Contract: FTC Maternity Cover up to 12 months 
Location: Hatfield Office/Hybrid - Candidates must have a full driving license and use of own vehicle for business purposes

Herts Young Homeless is an independent charity and has been supporting vulnerable people in Hertfordshire since 1998. We are professional, passionate, collaborative and supportive charity that provides guidance to everyone who is in need of support.

We are looking for dedicated and passionate Events Officer to join our team based in Hatfield!

How will you make a difference? 

Manage, develop and evaluate an engaging programme of events fundraising, and support the Community Fundraising Officer when delivering local events to raise a target income of £90k . Support groups and individuals organising fundraising events and activities on behalf of hyh. To support the development and delivery of the Communications Plan.  

What can we offer you?

  • A supportive and inclusive work environment
  • 25 days annual leave per annum (in addition to Bank Holidays & Public Holidays)
  • Holiday purchase scheme 
  • People's Pension Plan contribution
  • Group Life Insurance plan
  • Opportunities for personal and career development
  • Hybrid working - option to work from home to be agreed with line manager
  • An additional annual leave day on your Birthday
  • Monthly draws to win ‘lunch on your manager’ or ‘leave work early’
  • Medicash – A healthcare cash plan offering cash back on a range of healthcare related treatments including optical, dental and complementary treatments.  Unlimited access to a 24/7 health and stress related helpline and discounted gym memberships. 


What will you be doing? 

Contribute to hyh’s overall Fundraising strategy as a member of the Fundraising Team

  • Identify, develop and support existing and new community and events fundraising activities to increase and generate significant net income and supporter engagement
  • Provide excellent donor care for all fundraising activities, to develop productive and lasting relationships with the community and convert them into loyal supporters
  • Assist the Head of Fundraising & Communications  in the development and delivery of hyh’s Events and Communications Plans
  • Update donor CRM databases and website

If you are open, big hearted, passionate, conscientious and take pride in doing a job well, then we would love to hear from you!

View this video for more information from Rebecca about the role.  https://youtu.be/6Y9W-j2ZTqY 

hyh strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Our promise to you
Herts Young Homeless promises to act with the upmost integrity and respect when it comes to handling your data and will not share your details with any other client without 1) discussing the opportunity with you first and 2) without your verbal or written consent for us to do so

Application Instructions

We would like a personal statement covering the following questions, please attach this with your CV to the application:

Why does this role interest you and what attracts you to HYH?
What is your experience of organizing events or fundraising activities?

Please attach a copy of your equal Opportunities Monitoring form as part of your application. These are not seen by the recruiting manager and are only used for monitoring purposes. thank you.


Closing Date 10th May 2024

Posted by
Herts Young Homeless View profile Company size Size: 21 - 50
Posted on: 22 April 2024
Closed date: 10 May 2024 at 23:30
Job ref: HYH005
Tags: Fundraising, Support Worker

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