Events Manager

PathFinders Limited

July 24, 2019

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REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

Excellent Communication Skills, Event Management Experience Advantage

THE DETAILS

MPF

REQUIRED SKILLS

COMPETENCIES

SOFT SKILLS

ABOUT THE ROLE

Each year, PathFinders organises a number of events with both donors and beneficiaries. We host an annual fundraising dinner to raise a significant portion of our annual income, and we organise a variety of small and large scale community events to empower our beneficiaries and the wider community.

PathFinders is looking for an Events Manager to coordinate all such events.

RESPONSIBILITIES
We are looking for an enthusiastic and pragmatic individual, with a good balance of organisational, commercial and interpersonal skills to work closely with the wider PathFinders team. This position is suitable for individuals with previous work experience who are able to work independently and take initiative. Responsibilities include;

  • Event administration and management - responsible for all planning and execution, including liaising with suppliers, venue, performers, managing budgeting and post-event reporting
  • Stakeholder management - key liaison point for all event stakeholder, for example in-kind and financial donors, paying guests, volunteers, community partners, employers, the general public, government departments, etc.
  • Communications - preparation of all written copy and event materials, for example beneficiary and guest communications, social media, website and event brochure, etc.

NECESSARY SKILLS &QUALIFICATIONS

  • Outgoing, creative and enthusiastic individual
  • Must be capable of working independently and with a team, and managing a large number of senior stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Excellent English written and spoken communications skills
  • Confident in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail, and good with numbers
  • Events, fundraising, business development, NGO experience
  • Familiar with Google Drive, Salesforce/CRM databases

POSITION INFORMATION

  • This is 6 month full-time contract position, with the potential for conversion to a permanent role thereafter. The candidate would ideally start as soon as possible
  • Applicants should be willing to work flexible hours to accommodate meetings and increased workload in the lead up to our annual fundraising dinner in November
  • The position will be based predominantly at PathFinders’ offices at Worldwide Centre, 123 Tung Chau Street, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon. Travel within Hong Kong is expected for events and meetings

ABOUT THE COMPANY

PathFinders was founded in 2008 after two babies and their migrant mothers were found in extreme danger and poverty, with no one able or willing to help them. PathFinders is now 10 years’ old, and has now improved the lives of over 6,150 ethnic minority women and children, including over 2,800 newborns and toddlers, of whom 180 would, but for PathFinders, have been at significant risk of abuse, neglect and/or trafficking. PathFinders serves pregnant, migrant women in distress and their Hong Kong-born children. PathFinders provides humanitarian support (food, shelter, clothing), social and welfare services, as well as access to healthcare, legal support and identity documentation. We also deliver educational workshops and provide home country integration support. To address the root cause of our clients’ problems, we deliver preventative community education and awareness-raising initiatives. Since 2013, PathFinders has made over 250 international and local public speeches, submissions and interventions, to influence policy and promote systemic change. Visit our website www.pathfinders.org.hk to find out more

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