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Organisers of events for non-profit organisations and charities are required to wear many hats as the job has many facets. Proficient organisers are admired by both contributors and the public for their people talents, self motivation and selfless devotion to worthwhile causes
Successful applicants for positions in the sector are usually required to take on a general idea and then put it into practice. In some cases candidates may be required to come up with their own unique happening. Specific tasks may involve arranging a venue, booking caterers and entertainment, and ensuring that any funds raised are channelled to the correct charity or foundation.
No specific qualifications are needed to secure an events organiser post in the non-profit sector, although graduate qualification in a relevant discipline like media studies will be well received. Candidates need to possess communication skills, have a creative approach to problem solving and an ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
People employed in full-time positions can expect an annual salary somewhere between £15,000 and £24,000. There are also temporary positions where a candidate might work with the organisation of a specific fair, festival or gala. Vacancies tend to be in the bigger UK cities.
Event organisers are required to produce events, including all necessary details for their completion. They can organise different type of shows including festivals, product launches, social events, exhibitions, fairs, etc. These workers have job placements in three main areas including private, public and non-profit sector. Event organisers can work as freelance or in-house workers for a company.
Event organisers usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Keeping records of arrangements.
• Checking safety regulations.
• Researching to find potential new events.
• Producing reports.
• Selling sponsorship space.
Overview According to our data, these are the percent of job offers for events.
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Cities According to our data, by number of offers, these are the top locations to get hired for events.
Salaries According to our data this is the average salary range offered for events.
Latest Job Offers
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West, UK
bonus and benefits
London, South East, UK
Up to £11 per hour including holiday pay
Central London, London, South East, UK
£27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum plus tips
West London, London, South East, UK
£28,500 per annum
Stevenage, Hertfordshire, South East, UK
£20000 - £23000/annum
City of London, London, United Kingdom
Up to £24,000 per annum
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, South East, UK
£11500 - £12000/annum paid holiday allowance
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Most Popular Job Searches
- Private Events
- Fundraising Events
- Events Student
- Events Steward
- Events Placement
- Events Manager
- Events Host
- Events Graduate
- Events Executive
- Events Director
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