Events co-ordinator- Voluntary

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FPIES UK is the UK's leading delayed food allergy charity, helping to support affected children and their families through delivering projects to support children, young people, their families and communities to find solutions to the challenges they face.


We are passionate about the work we do and need equally committed volunteer members on our team to help us achieve those goals.


We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Events manager to head our Events team. In this role you will take an active lead in delivering workshop events and coordinating our conference volunteers to attend local and national allergy, paediatric and healthcare conferences throughout the UK. Supporting volunteers through their events will help drive quality engagement with the public and medical professionals. This engagement is key to raising much needed awareness and maintaining the reputation of the charity


To perform well in this role, you’ll need:


  • Approximately 4 hours per week spare time
  • Strong event management skills
  • Team leadership
  • Experience of delivering projects within set time frames
  • Experience of marketing campaigns across a range of channels including direct mail, video, email, online and social media
  • The ability to work independently
  • The ability to communicate effectively with businesses events companies and individual volunteers.

This position is voluntary and thus you will not receive any pay. The charity will however cover all expenses incurred such as travel, cost of phone calls, postage, any overnight accommodation and the cost of childcare whilst attending events. We will also add your name to our website. You will receive your own email address. The role is a great way to keep up your skills whilst on a career break or add to your existing CV and we will happily provide any references needed to future employers.

It is also a great way to give back to a community which is so often misunderstood and overlooked.


Your work for FPIES UK will help the lives of many babies and young children both now and in the future.


Closing date for Applications: 21st March 2017

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