We are looking for a volunteer Events Assistant to help us plan and market our Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning event, ensure that the participants understand the importance of their contribution to the charity and receive the highest quality donor care and support. The role will be for approximately 1 day per week from end July until end September, times and days are flexible.
What activities will I be involved in?
Working from printed or computerised lists to contact new supporters asking them if they would like to register and helping them to do so
Contacting registered supporters checking that they have the information, advice and materials they require
Listening for opportunities for supporters to become involved in the charity in other ways and supporting your local Fundraising Manager to develop the relationship further
Placing promotional materials for events in the local community
Supporting launch events & collections
Helping out on the day attending events
Once you have the experience, you may want to work more independently and set up an events group in the local area, running events yourself
What skills and abilities will I need to have?
Excellent organisational skills
Good communication skills and a clear and polite telephone manner
Reliable and honest
Attention to detail
Computer experience desirable
Adherence to Macmillan’s policies, including health and safety, equal opportunities, confidentiality and financial guidelines
An interest in cancer care and the services that Macmillan provides
Access to your own computer, internet and telephoneAccess to a car