Events Assistant (6 month FTC)

24000.00 GBP Annual
14 Jul 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Events Assistant (6 month FTC)

GBP24,000 per annum
35 hours per week

Parkinson's UK is the Parkinson's support and research charity. Among our greatest strengths are our people, the enthusiasm of our local groups and supporters, and the commitment of our staff. We continue to work towards finding a cure, and improving life for everyone affected by Parkinson's. You could be a part of helping us achieve this.

We are currently recruiting for a personable Events Assistant to join our busy Events team on a 6 month fixed term contract.

You will act as a first point of contact for fundraisers, providing first class supporter care to all event participants through support, materials and fundraising advice. You will also provide general administrative support to the Events team, including financial coding for income, producing correspondence, and updating our Raiser's Edge database with fundraisers' details. In return you will get to be part of a fantastic team delivering a national portfolio of high quality events.

As part of this role, you will help co-ordinate existing fundraising events and initiatives to help deliver agreed targets for income and raise the profile of Parkinson's UK. You will also be responsible for attending events to deliver on-the-day logistics as required.

Excellent communication skills are essential, along with the ability to develop positive working relationships with a range of internal and external contacts.

You will have the ability to use databases and Microsoft Office software, in particular Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as a good standard of numeracy, in order to keep accurate financial records. Due to the nature of the role, out of hours work and overnights stays are a requirement.

For further details on how to apply, please click on the Visit Website button.

Closing date: 24 July 2017

Interviews will be held on 3 August 2017

Please note, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.

Parkinson's UK is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from disabled persons, including those with Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson's UK is the operating name of the Parkinson's disease Society of the United Kingdom. A charity registered in England and Wales (258197) and in Scotland (SC037554).

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