About Events Officer
Hours: 35 Hours per week
Contract: Fixed term until 23 December 2021
Location: Home Based
Swim England is the national governing body for swimming in England.
We help people learn how to swim, enjoy the water, and compete in our sports of swimming, diving, water polo and artistic swimming.
We are seeking to appoint an Events Officer to join our team on a fixed term temporary basis until 23 December 2021.
This is an exciting opportunity working within our Events team to deliver a range of much anticipated events as we begin to emerge from the Covid 19 pandemic. You will report directly to our Head of Events to plan and deliver national events. You will manage and implement all competition related activities in line with the sport technical specialist and strategic objectives.
The role will involve working in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to ensure competitions and events are delivered in line with the agreed specifications and time frames. Taking the lead on all aspects of planning and delivery of competitions and events, managing procurement and investment of resources and monitoring of outcomes and evaluation of individual events will also form part of the role.
It is important to us that all our events are delivered in a safe and inclusive environment for those attending and supporting with its delivery and we feel this is a key indicator of its success.
The successful candidate must have:
- Excellent organisational skills
- The ability to supervise teams of volunteers
- Knowledge of competition structures, planning and delivery
- Knowledge of financial and tender processes
- Experience in event and project management
Find out more about at it's like to work with us and the Swim England family: https://www.swimming.org/swimengland/working-at-swim-england/
So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible we will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.
Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work in the UK to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment. You must also be working within the UK to apply or be considered for this role, due to the public liability insurance Swim England holds.
To apply for this role please:
- Click here (https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/6S6Y8YG) to complete our Application statement.
- Send your CV and cover letter outlining the skills and experience you can bring to this role referring to the advert, person specification and job description to firstname.lastname@example.org
This should include any personal interests and unpaid activities. Include as much detail as possible to support your application (we would recommend at least 300 words).
Applications received without all elements above will not be considered for shortlisting.
Closing date: Saturday 24 July 2021
Applications after this time will not be considered
Interview date: Thursday 29th July 2021