London, Greater London

£31,918 per annum



Job Description

Leonard Cheshire
Senior Events Officer
Based: Head Office, Vauxhall, London, SW8
Salary: £31,918 per annum
Maternity Cover, 7 months’ fixed term contract
Hours: Flexible either full time or 4 days per week
Ref: 2093

About the Role

At Leonard Cheshire we do Everything Humanly Possible to support individuals to live, learn and work independently, whatever their ability.  In this role you will play a key part in the development and implementation of events to generate income and raise awareness of Leonard Cheshire and our work.

This is a maternity cover post with responsibility for developing and managing your own portfolio of events. You will manage a programme of marketing communications, write exciting copy and produce imaginative promotional materials to attract and recruit event participants.  You will also manage the work of volunteers and work experience placements.

About You

This is an excellent opportunity if you bring several years events experience in a charity setting, along with a thorough understanding of marketing and customer care.  You will bring strong project and time management skills including planning, delivery and evaluation and have experience of using a database to manage participant data.

Joining a fast-paced team, you will be an excellent team worker, have strong communication and sales skills, along with the interpersonal skills that build relationships, influence, inspire and motivate a wide range of people.

You will be passionate and focussed with the ability to work proactively and on your own initiative.

We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability.

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 as we launch our new brand and 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

For more information and to apply, please click the Apply Now button.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

A satisfactory disclosures check is required for this post.

Closing date Thursday 31 May 2018

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

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