Job Title: Events Assistant

Location: Home Based

Salary: £9.50/hr

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (e.g. 9-5, half hour unpaid break)

Contract Type: 3 Months Fixed Term with the possibility to extend for a further 3 months

Company benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Company pension

Do you have what it takes to be part of the Walking With The Wounded team? We have an exciting opportunity for you to become our temporary Events Assistant, joining a small but dedicated team empowering ex-service personnel to regain their independence, thrive and contribute in our communities. You will be working on an exciting portfolio of events, from the Great North Run to the Marathon des Sables, supporting our fundraisers to maximise their efforts for the charity.

Walking With The Wounded supports those who have served in the Armed Forces and their families, We specialise in developing pathways into employment with organisations who recognise and value the unique skills and qualities embedded within our ex-service personnel.    

If you join our team, you will support the Events Manager in delivering a range of sector leading events, specialising in omni-channel participant engagement. The next few months see our two biggest fundraising events; the Cumbrian Challenge and Walking Home For Christmas. You will play a critical role in helping the charity to deliver memorable events that deliver over £650,000 to help fund our vital work. Your expertise along with a client-focused approach will ensure that you get the job done whilst meeting the unique needs and challenges of the charity.

This is a temporary delivery role and you will have a fabulous opportunity to learn and develop your skills in a charity that is at the cutting edge of event fundraising. In this role no two days are the same and every day will bring new challenges for you to get stuck into.

For an informal discussion please contact Joel Oxberry on 07741 644 239. 

Apply by completing and submitting our short application with a supporting CV.  Please note: due to the high level of interest in our vacancies only applicants who have completed and submitted a Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) short application form with supporting CV will be considered for this role.  

Click here to submit your application. 

Should you have any difficulty with your application please request assistance from WWTW HR team. 

Closing date for applications is Friday 23 July 2021.  Please submit your application early to avoid disappointment as the advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

To aid with your planning interviews will be held week commencing 26 July 2021 and will be held via Teams or another webinar type platform.

WWTW is an equal opportunities employer. WWTW is an employer committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and wellbeing of its staff.

Walking with the Wounded offers support to veterans looking to get back into employment. We have supported many veterans into employment as can be seen in our case studies. Veterans charities like Help for heroes offer similar services.