Recruiting: Senior Events Officer

**Recruitment for this post has now closed**

NSPA Senior Events Officer
6 month fixed term contract, part time (21 hours per week)
£32,207 per annum pro rata + Competitive Benefits
Deadline – 09:00am on Monday 15thth August 2016

Are you an experienced events officer looking for a new exciting challenge? Do you want to make a difference and create events that help prevent suicide?

The National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA) is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Events Officer who can hit the ground running and take the lead on delivering a series of events across the country aimed at supporting local suicide prevention activity. With experience of planning and delivering events, including content development, you will be an effective project manager who operates well in a pressurised environment and is skilled at delivering assignments. Able to manage complex stakeholder relationships, you will be an effective communicator who is good at working with a wide range of stakeholders, controlling budgets, and comfortable delivering a successful event from planning through to evaluation.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of an important initiative aimed at helping transform suicide prevention activity locally. The Events Officer is critical to the success of this initiative.

The NSPA is a coalition of public, private and voluntary organisations in England whose mission is to get all parts of society working together to take action to reduce suicide and improve the support for those affected by suicide. It has a small Secretariat which is hosted by Samaritans, and this post is based within Samaritans’ office in Ewell, Surrey; 30 minutes train journey from Waterloo and 15 minutes from Wimbledon.

Please visit the Samaritans website for further information and to apply.

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