Home-based
£34,688 - £36,729 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

National Events Delivery Manager
Flexible location
£34,688 to £36,729 per annum + benefits
12-month fixed term contract
Full Time

This is a fantastic opportunity to join The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association as the National Events Delivery Manager.

The role
The National Events Delivery Manager helps people with sight loss to live the life they choose by managing the implementation and delivery of a portfolio of both Guide Dogs owned events/series of events and the Guide Dogs presence at externally organised events to raise money to deliver services for blind and partially sighted people.

Who we’re looking for
Essential

You will have demonstrable experience in an events management environment, delivering a variety of projects across a variety of channels simultaneously, and also have experience in managing project spend and working with many different internal teams. You will have proven understanding of event management principles and techniques, and of briefing and interpreting analysis, an understanding of statutory requirements around events, and some knowledge of print and production.

Desirable
It would be advantageous to have experience of volunteer management, and of risk management.

For the complete list of essential and desirable criteria necessary to being successful in this role please see the Person Specification within the Job Description below.


Benefits
This role is 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) a year. As a charity, we’re always keen to support flexible working as best we can.

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package anddiscounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

How to apply
Applications can be made using the online application form. You will need to evidence the criteria as set out in the attached job description. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.


Diversity
Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.

Safeguarding
Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.


We reserve the right to close adverts early.

If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.

More about The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
About
The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work we make a real difference, and change lives. We are ... Read more

Refreshed on: 09 December 2020
Closed date: 15 December 2020
Job ref: 0000037709
Tags: Fundraising

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