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Events Officer - Spanish speaking

Job description

Harris Hill is seeking a Spanish speaking Events Officer for 12 months on a fixed term contract, supporting an arts based charity that uses literature to promote freedom of speech.  

This role will be responsible for the organisation of the organisations International Annual Congress, support the organisation of Committee meetings and public facing meetings both online and in person.


Key Responsibilities

Planning and execution of Annual Congress under the Executive Director instructions, including budget development, monitoring and reporting.

Prepare risk assessment and risk management protocol.

Develop events fundraising plan, identify funders and corporate sponsors, prepare fundraising submissions, and ensure timely reporting. Support fundraising initiatives for funded delegates.

Overseeing administration and coordination of all congress related activities, including registration, travel arrangements and technical support.

Support a range of Committee meetings.

Support the organisation of events up to 4 per year, working closely with the fundraising and communications team.



Demonstrable experience of organising in person and online conferences and events internationally.

Excellent financial project management skills (including digital projects).

Experience leading on projects from planning through to execution.

Experience in planning, organising and fundraising for events.

Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work under pressure.

Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively represent the organisation in both written and oral communications; ability to deal with sensitive issues with discretion.

A calm, diplomatic, and flexible approach and demeanour; ability to work across a range of projects with different stakeholder groups.

Language proficiency - Spanish working level or above.

Excellence in working with documentation software and content platforms, including Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word; knowledgeable in working with cloud-based platforms and data; web publishing and editorial skills (e.g., WordPress, CMS).



If you would like to find out more, please apply for more details.