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Llamau – Event Officer
Charity People are thrilled to be working with Llamau in their search for an Event Officer. This is a role focusing on managing a portfolio of exciting events for the organisation.
This is a full-time permanent position (37 hours) with a salary of £25,127
At Llamau we believe that no young person or vulnerable woman should ever have to experience homelessness. Our mission is to eradicate homelessness for young people and vulnerable women. But for thousands of the most vulnerable people in Wales, homelessness is a frightening reality.
30 years ago, Llamau was founded to provide homeless teenagers with a safe place to stay. Since then, we have supported over 67,000 young people, women and their children who are either homeless or facing homelessness.
You will join a friendly and supportive Fundraising & Communication team who are working towards an ambitious goal. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to really shape the future of their events.
Cultures & Benefits
– A high impact, growing successful team
– Office-based (Cardiff) – Flexible, hybrid home/office model
– 25 days holiday allowance, 8 % pension
About the role
In this exciting and dynamic role, you will manage the development and successful delivery of a portfolio of activities including all fundraising events, online and virtual events. These include Gaming for Good, Brace the Brecons, Sleep Out, Sleep Over events. You will also
lead the promotion of key Third Party Events, including the Cardiff Half Marathon, Swansea Half Marathon and Cardiff 10K as well as planning, organising and managing high profile organisation events.
You will be engaging with donors, fundraisers, and volunteers to maximise income and collaborate with colleagues across the organisation to ensure all events run smoothly. You will also manage suppliers and supporters to ensure that all Llamau events are delivered within an agreed budget.
You will also work with other members of the Fundraising Communications teams to implement the Fundraising Strategy and take responsibility for income and contribution targets for fundraising events to ensure targets are met or exceeded.
We are looking for a team player who can form and maximise strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You must be adaptable and flexible where necessary to meet the requirements of the post. Evening and weekend work may be required
You will be ambitious, driven and enthusiastic about learning to improve your personal development. You will also be highly organised and be confident with leading and engaging with suppliers and supporters.
You must have highly developed written and verbal communication skills, excellent networking skills, and experience in delivering events. It is not essential to have event experience within the charity sector however you must be able to demonstrate some experience (paid or voluntary) of how the sector works.
To apply please send your CV to Charity People or for more information please call Tanya White if you wish to talk about this amazing opportunity. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as interviews are happening on a rolling basis.
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity
will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.