Heal is looking for a part-time Events Coordinator to join our small team at an exciting time for the charity, as we have recently acquired our foundation rewilding site, Heal Somerset.
About the role
Heal Rewilding is seeking to recruit an organised and meticulous Events Coordinator to support the Learning and Sharing Manager in developing a comprehensive programme of engaging and educational events and activities which cover Heal’s three main areas – rewilding, climate change and wellbeing.
If successful in your application, you will assist the Learning and Sharing Manager in the planning and delivering of events and activities which share the impact of nature-led recovery on wildlife and climate, disseminate findings from Heal Somerset to benefit future nature recovery projects, and create opportunities for people passionate about climate action to gather and learn.
You will work together to engage and maintain a wide range of audiences and an important aspect of the role will be engaging organisations from within the corporate sector and contributing to the creation of compelling packages for them to meet and run training, events and volunteering activities at Heal Somerset.
As part of the Engagement team, you will assist with all aspects of the planning and delivery of events and activities including practical logistics, attendee communication, accurate documentation and attending and supporting at the events themselves.
Salary: £12,600 (£25,200 FTE)
Contract: Part-time, 1 year contract
Hours: 18.75 hours per week with occasional evening and weekend work (if/when required, not as standard)
Location: Based at Heal Somerset, Lower West Farm Barn, Bindon Lane, Witham Friary, BA11 5HH. Hybrid working possible, with at least one day in the office per week ideally. We will consider a remote role for the right candidate. Please note though that you will be sometimes required to attend and support events and activities on site.
Closing date: 9am Monday 4 March
Interview stage 1: online (via Zoom), 11-12 March
Interview stage 2: in-person at Heal Somerset, 18-19 March
Start date: Monday 22 April
Roles and responsibilities include:
Identifying and assisting to engage key audiences, including those in the rewilding and nature recovery space, for our programme of events and activities.
Supporting the Learning and Sharing Manager in building a comprehensive calendar of events and helping to identify opportunities for income generation.
Identifying opportunities to engage the corporate sector in our work and supporting in the creation of event, volunteering and training packages.
Essential criteria include:
Event planning experience
Excellent communication skills
Ability to multi-task and solve problems
Excellent IT skills
Excellent organisational skills
How to apply
If you meet our essential criteria and would like to apply to join our team as our new Events Coordinator, please complete the form below.
Please note, all recruitment at Heal follows a name-blind application process - the purpose of this is to reduce the impact of unconscious bias. This is an important part of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusivity. All applicants are required to anonymise their application, using a random six-digit ID as an identifier instead of their name. Please see the guidance within the application pack for instructions. Any applicants who fail to comply with the name-blind process will be immediately rejected.