SPEAK Event and Campaigns Co-ordinator - 2016 - 17

Application deadline: 
Saturday, 15th October 2016
Job Description

SPEAK Event and Campaigns Co-ordinator  

£9.40 an hour (London Living Wage), Part time, 20 hours per week (2 - 3 days a week), 8 Months (from September 2016 - May 2017 - with 2 months probation period)

We are looking to recruit a highly organised Event and Campaigns Co-ordinator who is keen to learn, ready for a challenge and prepared to undertake a range of varied tasks.

Your role will include:

  • Co-ordinating SPEAK partnership event with Tony Campolo and Shane Claiborne on April 29th
  • Facilitating partnerships, organising the event, promoting it and helping people get booked in, and facilitating follow up of the event.
  • Co-ordinating the SPEAK student debt campaign, arms trade campaigns and training, and supporting and training other students to work on this campaign.
  • Facilitating Network communications including SPEAK Network emails and the newsletter volumize
  • Provide relational support for SPEAK links, SPEAK groups and SPEAK loudspeakers, and training and co-ordinating a group of volunteers to work on this area.
  • Developing partnerships for the event as a whole.

 Essential Skills

  •  Event promotion and organisation
  • Team building and organising
  • Volunteer recruitment and support
  • Experience in using CiviCRM (web-based contact relationship management system) as well Xero accounting software (However, we will consider someone who is willing willing to learn on the job)
  • Basic word and excel word-processing programs
  • Experience with social media
  • A good grasp on the UK youth Christian scene and ability to network with Christian youth justice organisations and other groups relevant to SPEAK’s established support base. 

 Preferential skills

  •  Formatting and designing leaflets ideally Photoshop
  • Web site update and maintenance (we use Drupal).

To apply for this role, please email your CV and covering letter to admin@speak.org.uk with “Event and Campaigns Co-ordinator” in the subject line.