Walking With The Wounded – Events Officer  


Location: UK Nationwide; Homebased or hybrid of homeworking and office working maybe considered. Occasional travel to Norfolk or Manchester will be required. 

Salary: £18,000 – £22,000 dependant on experience

Hours: Full Time 37.5 (e.g. 9-5, half hour unpaid break)

Contract Type: Permanent 

Company benefits:

  • 5% Employer Pension Contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike 2 Work Scheme

Do you have what it takes to be part of the Walking With The Wounded team? We have a fantastic opportunity for an Events Officer, ideally with 12mths+ experience supporting events that include challenge events, mass participation events, third-party events and other income-generating events. Walking With The Wounded has plethora of innovative and exciting events for you to roll up your sleeves and get stuck into. We are an ambitious charity with ambitious goals. If your attitude matches this, you will find a perfect home within our team of energetic fundraisers.

This is a dynamic role that will include a wide-range of responsibilities. The Events Officer is responsible for leading on 3rd Party events at the Charity and in supporting the planning and delivery of a broad-spectrum of events within our portfolio. Our charity is an innovative one and so we also encourage new ideas and ways to generate income so we can deliver our services which we expect you to feed into.

With such an array of events, high attention to detail, the ability to multitask and exceptional organisation are all essential skills for this role. The Events Officer will report directly to the Events Manager for all day-to-day activities, and will be part of the Fundraising Team which led by the Director of Income. This role will also work closely alongside the Head of Marketing and our Comms team to support each stage of content, collateral and marketing planning; especially in the area of 3rd Party events.

In return we will provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills and career as an Events Officer in a supportive, inclusive environment. In this role no two days are the same and every day will bring new challenges for you to get stuck into. Please note that whilst this role can be anywhere in the UK, there is expected travel to our regional offices, most specifically Norfolk and Manchester.

For an informal discussion please contact James Davis on 07761 747029

You can read more about WWTW on our website www.walkingwiththewounded.org.uk 

Apply by completing and submitting our short application with a supporting CV.

It is important you read through WWTW key values, the Job Description and Person Specification prior to completing and submitting WWTW short application with a supporting CV and cover letter, all documents can be accessed via this link.

The closing date for applications is 31 January 2022.  Please submit your application early to avoid disappointment as the advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

To assist with planning Interviews are planned w/c 7 February 2022 and may be held via Zoom or similar platform, depending on current Covid-19 restrictions.

WWTW is an equal opportunities employer. WWTW is an employer committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and wellbeing of its staff.

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