British Heart Foundation

Regional Event Organiser

Location
Edinburgh based covering Scotland and North of Engalnd
Salary
c£26,500 + car allowance + benefits
Posted
14 Mar 2012
Closes
22 Mar 2012
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Regional Event Organiser
Sector
Charity
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Event Manager

Regional Event Organiser

Edinburgh

c£26,500 + Car allowance + excellent benefits

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is the nation’s heart charity. We help save lives with information, patient care and pioneering research in to Coronary Heart Disease, the nation’s biggest killer.

Working as a Regional Events Organiser you will take pleasure in being a part of our events team, who play an essential role in the BHF's national success and work tirelessly with community supporters and volunteers to increase revenue and support for our vital cause.

Based in our Edinburgh Office, you will manage events throughout Scotland and northern England, working in collaboration with our Communications, Press and PR and Regional events team. You will also work closely with the Regional Head of Events to establish, develop, manage and promote existing and new regional events as well as develop local contacts with individuals and companies to seek sponsorship and support.

As such you should have proven mass participation event management experience, such as running events and bike rides (preferably within a charity or sporting field), experience of setting and managing budgets and a proven track record of achieving monetary income targets (above £20k per event). You should also possess excellent communication and organisation skills. Regional travel is required for this role and as such a full UK drivers licence and method of transport are required as is the ability to work weekends and evenings when required.

Please note due to the nature of this role and its potential for contact with vulnerable adults and/or children a CRB disclosure will be taken for this role. You can view our CRB policy statement in the FAQ’s section of our jobs site.

The closing date for this position is Thursday 22 March 2012 with interviews taking place from Monday 26 March at the BHF Edinburgh office.

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and a covering letter, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the roles criteria. Please note we will only accept applications via this method.