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Events & Volunteer Assistant Manager

NG7, Nottingham (On-site)
£28,000 - £33,000 per year (commensurate with experience)
Contract (12-Months' Fixed Term Contract (6-Months Probationary Period), Extendable and Renewable)

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Job description

Vacancy Reference Number:



Position Title:

Events & Volunteer Assistant Manager



UK Events and Volunteers



Muslim Hands, 148 – 164 Gregory Boulevard, Gregory House, Nottingham, NG7 5JE


Hours of Work:

Full-time, 35 hours per week


Salary Range:

£28,000-£33,000 per annum (commensurate with experience)


Terms of Employment:

12-Months’ Fixed-Term Contract (with a 6-Month Probationary Period)


Application Process & Closing Date:

Send an up-to-date CV and supporting Covering Letter by Email by no later than 24th June 2024


Approx. Interview & Role Commencement Date(s):

• Interviews: As and when strong candidates identified

• Start: ASAP thereafter



Strong Applicants may be contacted sooner, ahead of the closing date, to hold either a ‘In-Person’ or Online Interview (via MS Teams, Zoom or Skype) with Muslim Hands; therefore, please familiarise yourself with MS Teams, Zoom or Skype prior to submitting your Application.


Other Information:

Muslim Hands is an international aid agency and NGO dedicated to providing humanitarian assistance, sustainable development, and education to communities in need worldwide. With a presence in over 40 countries, we strive to alleviate poverty, empower marginalised individuals, and respond to emergency situations with compassion and expertise. 


Role Overview:

We are excited to offer an opportunity to join our dynamic Events Team as an Events Assistant Manager. The Postholder will play a crucial part in maximizing funding and donations through various channels, including events, volunteers, individual donors, donor groups, trusts, and foundations. We seek a creative and experienced individual who can assist in organising exceptional events throughout the year while contributing innovative ideas and strategies to support the long-term income growth of the Events department. If you are passionate about making a tangible difference in the lives of the poor and needy by raising funds for projects like building large water wells, Masjids, and supporting livelihoods, food, and health initiatives, we look forward to hearing from you immediately.


Main Responsibilities:

• Assist the Head of Events in daily operations and event planning.

• Collaborate with the Head of Events department to develop and implement new event strategies.

• Work alongside the Head of Events to source new and exciting suppliers for the events.

• Manage multiple projects, including financial reporting and maintaining key relationships to meet deadlines.

• Work closely with the Events team to ensure the successful execution of events and effectively engage with volunteers.

• Provide support to the manager in team training and team development.

• Providing a first point of contact during live events.

• Overseeing staff welfare within the team.

• Responding to all enquiries in a timely, confident & professional manner, taking every opportunity to connect and identify fundraising event opportunities.

• Ad hoc duties as and when required (some out-of-hours work may be expected).



Essential: Ideal Candidate will:

• Be educated to degree level or higher.

• Possess excellent communication and presentation skills.

• Be self-reliant with strong writing abilities.

• Be honest and willing to travel to meet with volunteers and work flexible hours.

• Be proficient in IT, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

• Be adequately experienced in planning, advertising and executing successful events.

• Possess suitable administrative experience within a professional environment (internal communication, reporting, documenting; demonstrate exceptional writing, editing, and speaking skills).

• Be well versed in different fundraising requirements and strategies.

• Suitably experienced in strategic marketing and advertising.

• Possess a flexible approach to tasks and responsibilities.

• Possess a high level of motivation social skills



• Prior experience in event operations management, preferably in a fundraising or Islamic charity capacity.

• Experience with task management software.

• A basic understanding of Islamic values and Muslim practices.

• An awareness of Health and Safety values.

• Full licence and access to a car to drive to meet with community leaders, partners potential event venues and collaborators.

• Multilingual Skills


This role at Muslim Hands is dynamic and varied, perfect for someone who excels at multitasking and managing multiple events simultaneously. We seek a creative individual who consistently upholds high standards in their work. You must be highly organised, detail-oriented, and genuinely passionate about fundraising and event management. At Muslim Hands, we prioritise building long-lasting relationships with our partners and collaborating with them to make a significant humanitarian impact through meaningful national and international fundraising projects by being united for the needy.



Deadline for applications is 24th June 2024 however we reserve the right to end the application procedure early should the right candidate be found. 


NB: Unfortunately, we will only be able to contact successful candidates so if you have not heard from us by the closure date unfortunately your application will have been unsuccessful.

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Muslim Hands View profile Company size Size: 21 - 50
Refreshed on: 08 June 2024
Closing date: 23 June 2024 at 11:43
Job ref: EVAM/FR/UK-R1
Tags: Admin, Communications, PR, Fundraising, Marketing, Project Management, Business Development, Volunteer Management, Operations, Digital

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