ABF The Soldiers’ Charity – Project Manager – Cateran Yomp (One Year Fixed Term Contract – Maternity Leave Cover)


ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is now recruiting for the role of Project Manager – Cateran Yomp.

Primary Role
To plan, manage and develop The Cateran Yomp, a mass participation event; in order to deliver agreed income, participation and profile-raising targets.

The Event
The Yomp (a military term for a long-distance march) is an epic adventure challenge. Teams of 3-6 people take on 54 miles (gold) in 24 hours across the rugged terrain of the Scottish wilderness. There is also a 36 (silver) or a 22 (bronze) mile option.

It is the largest event of its kind in Scotland and over 1,150 took part in 2017. Since 2011, 4,500 trekkers have taken on the annual challenge to help fundraise for the charity that provides a lifetime of support to soldiers, veterans and their families in times of need.

The annual event has raised an estimated £2.9 million in seven years in support of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity.

Whatever distance you choose, the Yomp tests participants to their limit both physically and mentally. It will also be an unforgettable weekend with your friends and
colleagues, sharing the exhilarating experience and making memories to last a lifetime, whilst raising money for soldiers, veterans and their families.
There are ambitious targets for growth in income and participation for 2018.

For more information on this role please open the attached job description. If you feel you have the relevant experience and would like to join an enthusiastic team please send your current CV and strong supporting statement to Tina Reading, HR Manager – treading@soldierscharity.org. For an informal chat please contact Steve Oatley, Head of National Events soatley@soldierscharity.org or 020 7811 3201.

Contract: One Year Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover)
Closing date: 10 September 2017
Interview date: 19 September 2017
Salary: Competitive

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