SE1, London
£18,000 - £20,000 per year (pro rata)
Contract, Full-time
Job description

We are looking to recruit an Online Events Assistant (Fixed Term 6 months) to join our friendly team and to strengthen FIGO’s Congress team through the coordination of FIGO's webinar series.  This involves day to day interaction with FIGO Committees and Working Groups, FIGO Member Societies, Regional Federations, webinar speakers and chairs

This is a 6 month fixed term appointment (with potential scope for further extension subject to budget).

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO’s) vision is that women of the world achieve the highest possible standards of physical, mental, reproductive and sexual health and wellbeing throughout their lives. The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is the only organisation that brings together professional societies of obstetricians and gynaecologists on a global basis. For over 60 years FIGO has collaborated with the world's top health and donor bodies. FIGO currently has Member Societies in 132 countries/territories. FIGO is dedicated to the improvement of women’s health and rights and to the reduction of disparities in healthcare available to women and new-borns, as well as to advancing the science and practice of obstetrics and gynaecology. FIGO pursues its mission through advocacy, programmatic activities, capacity strengthening of Member Associations, education and training.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

General and professional education 

Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or relevant work experience (with good A Levels or equivalent)

Knowledge and experience

Essential

  • Basic knowledge of webinar logistics

Desirable

  • Direct experience with delivering webinars and/or online events

  • Direct experience with customer service

  • Direct experience with event management and production

Skills, abilities and attributes

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal skills           

  • Excellent organisational skills and strong attention to detail

  • Adept at proactive planning and forward thinking           

  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks concurrently

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Confident use of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

  • Conversational ability in both French and Spanish

Desirable

  • Ability to communicate in other languages would be an advantage

  • Knowledge of video conferencing software, virtual events platforms

  • Project management skills

  • Marketing and promotional skills

  • Basic graphic design

  • Basic video editing    

BENEFITS 

•Pension - Up to 5% employer contribution available

•25 days annual leave (pro rata) plus Bank and Statutory holidays and any working days between Christmas Day and the first working day in January) & other days e.g. Moving Day.

•Flexible working hours

•Employee assistance programme

 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this position, please review the additional documents and then send your CV and  cover letter outlining your experience via the 'Apply with Charity Job' button. Please note that applications without a cover letter may not be considered. Please note that only those candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

•Closing Date for applications :3pm on Friday 4th September 2020

•N.B. Interviews will take place w/c Monday 7th September via Zoom.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE THE RIGHT TO RESIDE AND WORK IN THE UK. WE WILL EXPECT RELEVANT PROOF OF SUCH IF ASKED FOR AN INTERVIEW (PLEASE DO NOT SEND THIS INFORMATION WITH YOUR APPLICATION).

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FIGO is a professional organisation that brings together obstetrical and gynecological associations from all over the world. FIGO’s visio... Read more

Refreshed on: 30 August 2020
Closed date: 04 September 2020
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