Ashbourne College is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Events and Activities Officer to organise, manage and evaluate key School events and activities.
The successful candidate should have proven experience of planning events including a thorough knowledge of the issues and best practice relating to event organisation, such as risk assessment, first aid and emergency protocols.
The role holder will have a pro-active “can-do” and flexible approach to work with a highly professional attitude and the ability to attend evening events when required, such as Parents’ evening, Open Evening and Evening activities.
In addition to excellent written and verbal communication and organisational skills the post holder will have the ability to prioritise between tasks, balancing short term and longer term objectives.
The role holder will produce high quality work to tight deadlines and be able to work under pressure while maintaining excellent customer service skills, be able delegate effectively and motivate and the Student Council.
The successful candidate will also be involved in the College’s Career’s programme and will need to be proactive in looking and planning for Year 11 and Year 12 career development programmes.
Skills and requirements
- Excellent time management
- Ability to work under pressure
- Well organised and efficient
- Excellent communication skills
- Competency in using IT software and databases
- Friendly and positive approach
- Interested in working in the education sector
- Experience of working with young people or children
- University degree
Ashbourne is committed to equal treatment of all applications and safeguarding the welfare of children. It expects its staff to share these commitments as well as undergoing an enhanced DBS check.