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Events & Volunteer Assistant Manager

Vacancy Reference
EVAM/FR/UK-R1
Position Title
Events & Volunteer Assistant Manager
Type
Full-Time
Duration
12-Months’ Fixed-Term Contract (with a 6-Month Probationary Period)
Hours
35 hours per week
Based at
Other (See Description)
Salary
£28,000-£33,000 per annum (commensurate with experience)
Notes

 

Role Overview:

We are excited to offer an opportunity to join our dynamic Events Team as an Events Assistant Manager. The Postholder will play a crucial part in maximizing funding and donations through various channels, including events, volunteers, individual donors, donor groups, trusts, and foundations. We seek a creative and experienced individual who can assist in organising exceptional events throughout the year while contributing innovative ideas and strategies to support the long-term income growth of the Events department. If you are passionate about making a tangible difference in the lives of the poor and needy by raising funds for projects like building large water wells, Masjids, and supporting livelihoods, food, and health initiatives, we look forward to hearing from you immediately.

Application Process & Closing Date:

Send an up-to-date CV and supporting Covering Letter by Email by no later than 24th June 2024

Approx. Interview & Role Commencement Date(s):

  • Interviews: As and when strong candidates identified
  • Start: ASAP thereafter

This role at Muslim Hands is dynamic and varied, perfect for someone who excels at multitasking and managing multiple events simultaneously. We seek a creative individual who consistently upholds high standards in their work. You must be highly organised, detail-oriented, and genuinely passionate about fundraising and event management. At Muslim Hands, we prioritise building long-lasting relationships with our partners and collaborating with them to make a significant humanitarian impact through meaningful national and international fundraising projects by being united for the needy.

Deadline for applications is 24th June 2024 however we reserve the right to end the application procedure early should the right candidate be found. 

 

NB: Unfortunately, we will only be able to contact successful candidates so if you have not heard from us by the closure date unfortunately your application will have been unsuccessful. 

Job Posted
24/05/2024
Deadline for Applications
24/06/2024

Position Summary

Main Responsibilities:

  • • Assist the Head of Events in daily operations and event planning.
  • • Collaborate with the Head of Events department to develop and implement new event strategies.
  • • Work alongside the Head of Events to source new and exciting suppliers for the events.
  • • Manage multiple projects, including financial reporting and maintaining key relationships to meet deadlines.
  • • Work closely with the Events team to ensure the successful execution of events and effectively engage with volunteers.
  • • Provide support to the manager in team training and team development.
  • • Providing a first point of contact during live events.
  • • Overseeing staff welfare within the team.
  • • Responding to all enquiries in a timely, confident & professional manner, taking every opportunity to connect and identify fundraising event opportunities.
  • • Ad hoc duties as and when required (some out-of-hours work may be expected).

Essential: Ideal Candidate will:

  • • Be educated to degree level or higher.
  • • Possess excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • • Be self-reliant with strong writing abilities.
  • • Be honest and willing to travel to meet with volunteers and work flexible hours.
  • • Be proficient in IT, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • • Be adequately experienced in planning, advertising and executing successful events.
  • • Possess suitable administrative experience within a professional environment (internal communication, reporting, documenting; demonstrate exceptional writing, editing, and speaking skills).
  • • Be well versed in different fundraising requirements and strategies.
  • • Suitably experienced in strategic marketing and advertising.
  • • Possess a flexible approach to tasks and responsibilities.
  • • Possess a high level of motivation social skills

Desirable:

  • • Prior experience in event operations management, preferably in a fundraising or Islamic charity capacity.
  • • Experience with task management software.
  • • A basic understanding of Islamic values and Muslim practices.
  • • An awareness of Health and Safety values.
  • • Full licence and access to a car to drive to meet with community leaders, partners potential event venues and collaborators.
  • • Multilingual Skills

About Muslim Hands

Muslim Hands is a UK based international relief organisation working in over 40 countries worldwide. The Head Office in Nottingham and a fundraising team in Whitechapel London; occasional travel between the two locations. Muslim Hands UK is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join our team during an exciting period of growth and change as we have ambitious plans to grow our activities by 2025.

Muslim Hands is an NGO that is at the forefront of delivering live saving aid and emergency relief to those who need it most, as well as building long term solutions that help the needy and impoverished worldwide.

The Fundraising team is active, diverse and dynamic and is set up to deliver and turn around tasks efficiently in a fast-moving sector. We thrive on new and creative ideas, always keeping the needs of our donors first and foremost.


How To Apply

Application is by CV and covering letter by email to hr@muslimhands.org.uk or by hard copy to our address.

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Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.