Are you a highly skilled events professional?
Prospectus is delighted to be supporting The Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) to recruit an Events and Development Manager. Please be advised this is a part-time role, three days a week for an interim period of twelve months to cover the maternity leave of the current post-holder. Delivering a programme of events, training and conferences, the overall aim is to provide professional and scientific development to ACP members as well as providing education and information about child and adolescent psychotherapy to professionals, parents and carers.
Association of Child Psychotherapists is the professional body for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists in the UK. With 1000 current members, ACP is responsible for regulating the training and practise
standards of child and adolescent psychotherapy, maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards.
Working closely with the Chief Executive and Director of Scientific Development, the post-holder will play a pivotal role in raising the profile of the organisation, organising and managing a programme of events, training and conferences including the annual conference. Besides working collaboratively with partner organisations in the field of psychoanalysis and child and adolescent mental health; key duties will include day to day planning of the events, liaising with members, Directors and Committees to identify topics and themes to address through their events and training programmes.Â Developing and forward planning the events calendar is a key responsibility. You will also support the development of Supported Clinical Networks with a key focus on accessible online tools and resources relating to specialist clinical areas. Additionally, you will produce a monthly events newsletter as well as regularly updating the ACP website.
To be considered for this role, it is essential to have a proven track record in planning, developing and delivering conferences and events, working effectively within budget and to deadlines. The successful candidate will be comfortable in marketing events to members, gathering feedback and will have the ability to learn skills in order to support the development of their website. Excellent project management ability is required for this role alongside the capacity to deliver projects from start to finish. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills and thrive in building and developing relationships with stakeholders at all levels. Knowledge of CiviCRM or a similar CRM system is desirable accompanied with an interest in child psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
A full job description will be provided to candidates short-listed by Prospectus.
Please apply with a Word Document copy of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage.