Oxford, Oxfordshire

£19,312 - £24,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time


Job Description

Event Operations & Experience Executive (0082)

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have experience in delivering high quality challenge and sporting events?

Do you have experience in delivering an excellent supporter experience, whilst constantly striving to meet audience expectations and needs? 

Do you have experience in working within a small team alongside third party partners in order to make big things happen? 

If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you.

The Role

We are currently looking for an Event Operations & Experience Executive to deliver Oxfam’s challenge and sporting events. This role involves:

  • Operational event delivery to the highest standard for Oxfam’s particpants and supporters
  • Delivering an excellent supporter experience, constantly reviewing feedback and making key decisions to enhance the team’s work and its audience impact.
  • Working with an events manager to deliver high quality projects on time and within budget.
  • Working within a small events team, alongside key partners.

What we are looking for

If you have boundless energy, a constant supply of new ideas, an eye for the smallest detail and most importantly, the drive and passion to get the job done then we want to hear from you

Highly organised and results driven you will work with our team to deliver a vision for the team to engage thousands of people with our work. You will have the potential and desire to take our audience engagement plan to the next level and be a part of the team to make it happen.

You’ll be a skilled communicator and as spokesperson for the product you will champion Oxfam’s events both across the organisation and externally, working collaboratively with colleagues from various teams to achieve maximum value and impact for Oxfam. You’ll be the type of person who picks up the phone and wins over clients and potential partners, selling your product with gusto to maximise its reach.

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in a key area of Oxfam, to act as key contributor to it’s challenge events, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field of expertise.

With a full training and development package, there is fair pay and a competitive benefits package.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

How to apply

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. 

About us

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.