The Royal British Legion – Events Assistant


Application closing date: 09/02/2020 

Location: London 

Salary£17,166.60 per annum pro rata (plus £4452 London Weighting if applicable) 

 About The Royal British Legion

The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.

Our Values and Behaviours

Does the following describe you?

  • A desire to provide a great customer service and support
  • Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others
  • Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution
  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop
  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

If so then we would like you hear from you ….

The Role 

Are you looking for an introduction to a career in events? We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Events Assistant to join an award-winning events team to deliver a summer event series for a well-known national charity brand.

The role will manage local marketing and engagement within the community for Our Poppy Quest events series taking place in July 2020. You will be able to work independently with support and direction from the Mass Events team at head office, building strong relationships with event partners and supporters locally to maximise participant recruitment targets. You will also have strong communication experience, be capable of engaging with people at different levels and have an ambition to be involved in delivering a first class fundraising event for families

We are involved in a number of cycling, running and walking events including series of marathons.

We also have our own bespoke events such as our fast growing Poppy Walks, Pedal to Paris cycle ride and Poppy Runs.

Enthusiasm is essential, along with a result focus approach and proactive attitude to work. The event takes place in South East London, the role could be based at our Head Office in London or in Aylesford, Kent.  Own transport is essential for which mileage will be paid/reimbursed.

Closing date for this role is: Sunday 9 February 2020

Download the job description here.

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