Events and Communications Officer

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Up to £30,000 p/a (depending on experience)

37.5 hours per week; flexible working opportunities available

Generous pension contribution

Full-time, home based with some UK-wide travel

Events & Communications Officer

Closing date 19th July 2024

Join us as an Events & Communications Officer at the ECITB!

You’ll plan, manage, and deliver ECITB events, both in-house and external, ensuring they are high-quality and within budget. You’ll support communications objectives and assist the Campaigns and Events Manager.

Responsibilities include organising key events like the Annual Awards dinner, managing event planning documents, updating the ECITB website and social media, and coordinating staff conferences. Help us make our events impactful and our internal communications effective.


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About you

    • Strong IT literacy is essential.
    • Experience in managing and delivering corporate events, including in person, virtual and hybrid set-ups.
    • A motivated and professional self-starter, who approaches work tasks with enthusiasm.
    • Ability to think creatively and come up with new ideas and approaches to routine and non-routine work.
    • Excellent organisation skills, ability to balance multiple projects and meet competing deadlines.
    • Experience of social media management and other communication tools (Hootsuite, MailChimp, Canva etc).
    • A committed team player, who can contribute effectively in team settings.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to tailor messages for different audiences.
    • Good problem-solving abilities.
    • Strong decision-making skills.
    • Experience in managing projects desirable.
    • Some budget management experience is desirable.
    • Committed to their own professional development, always looking for opportunities to enhance their skill sets including through formal and informal training.

What we offer

    • Laptop and mobile phone provided.
    • 37.5 hours p/week with flexible daily start and finish times.
    • 25 days holiday including Christmas closure, rising to 30 over the first five years’ service.
    • Generous pension scheme via salary sacrifice.
    • Excellent sick pay scheme.
    • Cycle to work and e-car lease schemes.
    • Employee Assistance Programme.
    • Enhanced maternity pay/paternity pay, and leave.
    • Home office set-up assistance.

How to apply

Applications are via our online portal.  Your CV should be no more than two pages. A cover statement of max 500 words is required outlining how your knowledge, skills and experience make you the ideal candidate for this role.

Apply here for the Events & Communications Officer role