Event Officer

Job title: Event Officer

Department: Events

Reports to: Corps Team Manager

Salary: £27,368

St Andrew’s First Aid has been saving lives since 1882. We are a trusted organisation, built into the fabric of Scotland and are well known for providing first aid cover at many events throughout the country as well as first aid education within communities and schools.

We are also a social enterprise and in the past five years, we have provided workplace first aid and first aid for mental health training to over 75,000 people. All profits from the social enterprise support the charitable work we deliver across Scotland.

Saving lives is our main goal and our mission is to create a nation of lifesavers.

As Scotland’s leading first aid charity, St Andrew’s First Aid has an impressive country-wide network of First Aiders ready to provide support at hundreds of events each year. The organisation aims to provide the highest standards of first aid and to share their knowledge through training and education to the public.

The Role

We are seeking an Event Officer to join our team.

Supporting the work we do, you will work closely with our volunteering team, customers and other key stakeholders.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Support our volunteers to plan and deliver event activities. 
  • Promote volunteering within the organisation.
  • Plan, organise and monitor volunteering activities within St Andrew’s First Aid to help us deliver our charitable aims.
  • Promote productive working relationships between volunteers and other stakeholders.
  • To represent the organisation as appropriate at meetings with relevant stakeholders, organisations and partners.

In addition to the duties highlighted, the organisation operates a flexible approach to its activities and the post holder may accordingly be called upon to undertake any other duties from time to time as circumstances warrant.

Requirements

This role would best suit an individual with a passion for and experience of event planning and delivery, or other relevant experience.

The ideal person will be very people-orientated, pro-active, flexible, resourceful and imaginative. You will be outgoing, friendly with good communication skills and be able to fit in wherever the job takes you.

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