Events Associate

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    £38.4k - 48k per year

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    020 7820 7315

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Dagmara Wolosiuk-De Paula

Harris Hill are working with a fantastic a global development charity who work across various countries across the world. Their mission is creating a world free from illiteracy and gender inequality. They are now looking for a fantastic an Events Associate.

This position is based in either London or Zurich.


  • You will be a part of the team within the Development Department, that works with the charity network of individual donors, foundations, corporations, volunteer chapters and events.
  • You will be responsible for providing strategic oversight of the region (UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa) strategy, including producing events of varying size, audience, location and budget in order to meet our annual fundraising goal.
  • You will design and manage events budget
  • You will oversee and execute all logistical elements of event management including - venue, catering, sponsorship, format, development of collateral materials, etc. and manage auction procurement for key signature events.

To apply to this role you will ideally have:


  • Significant event management experience in Middle East, UK or Europe.
  • Prior success working with high scale events for High Net Worth Individuals such as fundraisings galas and understanding of the event landscape in London, Zurich and/or Dubai.
  • Experience working for an international, multicultural, diverse organisation.
  • Some experience with donor databases or desire to learn database systems
  • Willingness to work occasionally outside of standard hours in support of events, sponsors and volunteers including evenings, as needed
  • Ability and willingness to travel on an as needed basis
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced, growth-oriented global or regional organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously and take initiative
  • Legally eligible to work in the Zurich or London; no sponsorship provided


  •  Arabic, German or French speaker
  • In-Design or Adobe Suite experience
  • Effectiveness in working or volunteering in a non-profit organisation that is focused on maintaining high quality work and low overhead

Location: London or Zurich
Salary: £38,400-£48,000, CHF 68k - CHF 78K if based in Zurich
Contract type: 12 months FTC, could be extended or go permanent
Deadline: ASAP

If you would like to learn more about this role and receive a full job description please get in touch with Dagmara at Harris Hill Please contact her on Dagmara.depaula@harrishill.co.uk or call her on 02078207315.

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 reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.