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Events Coordinator

Fusion Movement UK
Closing Date
Mon, 12/12/2022 - 23:59
Hours
Full Time
Description of Job
We are looking for a candidate with strong people and project management skills to coordinate high quality events for Fusion. This individual will assist in the delivery of both internal and external events throughout the year to engage our team, donors and users with the mission of Fusion. This individual will have a passion for facilitating environments where people feel welcome and able to connect with God. All events delivered support our mission to see students find hope in Jesus and home in the local church.

Fusion is a student mission movement. Fusion's growth is fuelled by many kingdom minded individuals being invited to partner and participate in this vision. Partner raising is a key part of this role, the successful candidate will, therefore, cover 50% of their salary through a team of partners who give financially to Fusion.

Job purpose: This individual will be responsible for supporting Fusion in the delivery of internal and external events throughout the year to engage our team, donors and users with the mission of Fusion.

Additional Information:
3-5 days a week
£21,000-£25,000 depending on experience

This role is a hybrid role that will require regular remote working as well as physical attendance at events and the Fusion office in Loughborough. It is preferable that the candidate would be located in the East Midlands but we will consider all applicants with a willingness to travel.

Areas of responsibility:
1. Administration of internal events
- Administrative support for team away days
- Establishing and agreeing upon important parameters, such as budgets and timeframes
- Researching appropriate venues for the event in question
- Completing relevant paperwork to secure booking
2. Administration of external events
- Contribute to marketing strategy for events and monitor sales
- Support leadership team in the delivery of successful events through effective administration and process.
- Ensure feedback is gathered from delegates and team members post event
- Discuss the event budget with management and staff
- Research venues and vendors that fit within budget
- Negotiate contracts with vendors
- Oversee each part of the event to ensure it runs smoothly
3. Communicating with stakeholders
- Negotiating with suppliers
- Communicating schedule with speakers and processing expenses claims
- Delivering excellent customer service
4. Ensuring compliance
- Ensuring adherence to health and safety regulations
- Completing risk assessments
- Responsible for tracking and updating insurances (i.e. public liability)
- Encourage good practice by promoting and championing safeguarding policy and procedures.
- Creating a safe environment for people to encounter God and receive ministry
5. Support Raising
- Raise 50% of salary through MPD (Ministry Partnership Development)
- Communicate regularly with supporters including prayer points
- Extend ongoing invitations to new people to join your team
- Allocate 10% of time to maintaining partner support

Person Specification

It is an occupational requirement of this post to have a personal faith in Jesus to effectively help make Fusion events a place where people can encounter God & find hope in Jesus.

Essential
- Personal faith in Jesus
- Highly organised
- Thorough attention to detail
- Self starter
- Problem solving ability
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Good phone manner
- Commitment to personal and spiritual development
- Evident commitment to and involvement in local church
- Excellent interpersonal skills, as the job constantly involves working with people
- Empathy and situational awareness
- A commitment to teamwork and continual learning
- Uses initiative to get tasks done
- Happy to participate in weekly team prayer and occasionally lead it
- The ability to perform well under pressure and remain calm in crisis situations
- Awareness of risk assessments and risk management process

Desirable
- Involvement in youth or student ministry
- Experience working on projects, particularly events
- Project management qualification
- A valid full driving licence
- Digital communication skills
- Experience of governance and risk management
- Experience fundraising

Benefits
- 31 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata)
- Paid retreat day allowance for spiritual rest and growth
- Time off on your birthday
- Pension Scheme - Fusion will match your contribution up to 4%
- Mobile phone allowance
- Regular team away days
- Cycle to work scheme
This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement that the post holder is a committed active Christian under Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010.

Deadline 12th December 2022 with view to interview 19th/20th December 2022
How to apply for the job
Please apply by email at www.fusionmovement.org/called-apply Any questions please contact Rachel Sadler at rachel.sadler@fusionmovement.org
Employer

Fusion Movement

Loughborough

Fusion is committed to championing a Kingdom student movement through equipping students, serving churches and developing student workers. Since launching in 1998 it has had a huge impact on the student mission scene in the UK and more recently a growing influence across Europe. The team has recently grown to twenty (13.2 FTE). We serve a growing network of 2150 churches and their student workers.


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