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Community and Events Associate

Job description

An incredible Oxford-based International Education Charity are in search of a Community Events Associate, and Harris Hill are delighted to assist them with their search. If you’re an experienced events manager with a passion for working with amazing young people, then we want to hear from you!

This organisation provides young people from across the globe with an incredible lifelong education and the opportunity to grow and develop professionally and personally through the provision of scholarships, mentorship, access to career development opportunities, networking and more! These young people will be supported to work together to make the world a better place. One of the key benefits of working for this organisation is the positivity and optimism that is at the heart of everything they do – in this role, you will work to fight for a better and brighter future, and support some of the most talented and hardworking children across the globe.

In this role, you will oversee, end to end, the delivery of the organisation’s main residential summit – including all data collection, travel and visa arrangements, sourcing and booking venues and external vendors, logistics management, budget planning and the development of an operational playbook. You will work with both the UK and New York offices, and maintain exceptional working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

To be considered for the role you must have:

  • Strong events management experience, particularly high-profile and large scale events (an understanding of international events is advantageous.)

  • Experience of and a real passion for working with young people.

  • A keen understanding of the not-for-profit space and a passion for the organisation’s cause.

  • A positive attitude, and excellent relationship building skills.

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 p.a.

Benefits: 30 days annual leave (pro rata) plus 8 bank holidays, private health insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, plus more!

Contract Type: 2-year FTC, full time.

Location: Oxford, hybrid – in office 2 days per week. Some international and national travel may be required.

Application: email your CV and supporting statement to by 20th November

If you’re interested and would like to review a full job description, please contact Lucy at Harris Hill at or call 02078207324.

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.