***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***
Application closing date 16/10/2017
Salary£22,270.50 per annum plus £4,452 London Weighting
Package Benefits: Employee Assistance Helpline, Life Assurance, Voluntary Benefits: Childcare Vouchers, Group Pension Plan
Job category/type Events
The National Events team is responsible for The Royal British Legion’s key National Events, including the Annual Conference, the Festival of Remembrance at The Royal Albert Hall and the Cenotaph Parade on Remembrance Sunday.
We are looking to recruit an experienced National Events Coordinator that has a passion for events and possesses excellent event management skills to co-ordinate our high-profile programme of events.
Key responsibilities include:
- To support the Head of National Events by coordinating and delivering a range of national events
- Carefully monitor and control budgets for each event
- To lead on all events co-ordination duties including managing the schedule of events and communicating information
- Maintain relationships with Legion members and volunteers, the ex-Service community, general public and organisations associated with the functions of this appointment, including governing agencies.
The successful candidate must have proven experience of managing large events and the ability to make it happen. Good communication skills, both written and verbal, and IT literacy to a high standard are essential. Attendance and delivery of events outside normal working hours will be required and the ability to work under pressure and prioritise a heavy workload will be essential.
This role is fixed-term until December 2018 covering maternity.