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Youth & Events Coordinator

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a fantastic charity to recruit for a Youth & Events Co-ordinator in order to provide key logistical and administrative support. The Youth & Events Co-ordinator in Scotland will contribute to the objectives set out in the charity’s overall strategic plan, focusing on agreed aspects of the fundraising and marketing strategy, which contribute to the effective fundraising and awareness raising.

As a Youth & Events Co-ordinator you will:

  • be responsible for engaging increasing numbers of schools in the charity’s membership programme, fundraising initiatives, and developing new initiatives and resources working strategically with the Community Fundraiser in Scotland.

  • be providing support for organised events in Scotland, as well as taking responsibility for running tailored events.

  • help to build the profile of the charity in Scotland, by increasing awareness of our work through primary and secondary schools and parish youth settings and by developing involvement and fundraising from within the Catholic community.

 In order to be successful, you must be or have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • An eye for detail.

  • IT literate: Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Word and PowerPoint essential

  • Ideally experience in Canva and other online design platforms

  • Friendly and professional telephone manner.

  • Strong organisational skills – able to prioritise and willing to “own” distinct areas of work.

  • Creative and practical.

  • A self-starter, able to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Experience of working in a school environment

  • Motivated by the cause supported by the charity, with an in depth understanding of the Catholic Church.

  • Ideally experience of or an interest in the charity sector.

  • Experience of organising events ideal but not essential.

  • An advantage but not essential to have access to school contacts and school networks.


The post holder must have a driving licence and access to a car.

Salary: £28,000 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Motherwell , Scotland, hybrid working 3 days in the office

Deadline: on rolling basis

Interview: ASAP

Recruitment process: CV and Supporting Statement to


If this sounds like you, then please do get in touch ASAP!


As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.