Engagement and Events Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £29,000
  • Remote with some UK travel
  • Closing 9th February 2023


  • Advertised from 12th January 2023

Role

As Engagement and Events Officer, you will take on a central role in the Bild Communications Team.

Responsible for the development and implementation of engagement activity across Bild’s core membership, Communities of Practice and key stakeholder groups, whilst leading our numerous engagement events, this busy but rewarding role will provide the opportunity for you to develop key marketing and communications skills across a variety of activities, with the support of an experienced and passionate communications and senior leadership team.

Bild has a strong membership base and a wide range of stakeholders across the organisation. The Engagement and Events Officer acts as the glue between our different areas of activity, ensuring people feel connected and engaged with the work taking place across the Group.

You will work as part of a small, friendly, dynamic team, committed to protecting and championing the rights of people with learning disabilities and autistic people. Through your work on webinars, events, developing membership and supporting Communities of Practice, you will support the wider communication team activity and strategic direction of the Bild Group.

Application notes

For an informal conversation about the role, contact Clare Stephen on 0121 415 6960

To apply, please send a CV detailing your relevant experience along with a cover letter describing how you meet the requirements of the person specification and your interest in the role to recruitment@bild.org.uk

Applications that do not follow the application guidelines or do not meet the criteria for the role will not be progressed.

We will be interviewing on receipt of applications.

About Bild

Bild is a national charity that, for over 50 years, has protected and supported the rights of people with learning disabilities to build a more fair and equal society where everyone has the same opportunities.

We work with people with lived experience to support organisations and their staff to build a more inclusive society that empowers and enables people to thrive. We identify best practice and what works by working in partnership with people with learning disabilities, as well as drawing from research evidence. Our training and qualifications are an important part of our work to improve practice and build a fairer, more inclusive society.

The Bild Group of charities includes Bild, the Restraint Reduction Network (RRN) and Bild ACT, three separate charities with their own governance arrangements, who share a number of back-office functions including communications, admin, HR and IT.


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