Job Vacancy

Events and Charity Officer

Disability Sport Wales are looking for a creative, solutions-focused, passionate Event and Charity Officer, with excellent communication skills and a clear sense of how charities can function for wide-ranging benefit to the people within its communities.  This is an exciting new role which focuses on growing events and creating growth within DSW as a charity. 


Responsible to:

CEO

Location:      

Flexible (blend of home and office location (offices in Cardiff and Deeside))
DSW Head Office is at Sport Wales National Centre, Cardiff. CF11 9SW

Salary:

£17,643 pa (£25,446 pro rata)

Hours:

26 hrs/week (part time)

Contract:

Permanent
Applications for job share or secondment are welcome and will be considered. 

Travel:

There will be some need to travel within Wales where required

Closing Date:

Monday 16th May 2022, 12.00 midday


Application Pack

Please read:

  • Job Description


Please complete and return:

  • Application Form
  • Equality Monitoring Form
  • Offer an Interview Scheme (if applicable)
     

Applications should be submitted to office@disabilitysportwales.com 

Download Application Pack


Background:

The Federation of Disability Sport Wales (or Disability Sport Wales (DSW)) are the lead organisation in Wales for disability sport and sport for disabled people. We are a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. We share the vision for sport in Wales (an active nation where everyone can have lifelong enjoyment of sport) and our mission is to:

influence, include, inspire, insport

We do this through the provision of specific programmes (DSWDO Community programme, insport, Performance Pathway Hubs) and services (Education and Training for those involved with physical activity (including sport)) which is intended to support a pathway of choice from initial engagement to performance sport at the highest level. We are a small team of incredibly committed, passionate individuals whose shared purpose is to advocate for an inclusive approach within the sector.


DSW Value Statements

You will always be able to expect DSW (as an organisation and individuals within the team) to:

  • Champion Everyone - We believe in meaningful opportunity, broad diversity and great achievement. People drive all that we do.
  • Proudly Welsh - Together we are dedicated, passionate and welcoming
  • Value Growth - We listen and learn, we nurture, share and support
  • Highlight Possibility - We are ambitious, creative and resourceful

The Opportunity:

The postholder will work with colleagues to support the delivery of insport Series Events, lead on other existing DSW events, and identify other fundraising opportunities and events for the future.  The role will combine income generation, with creating the resources to ensure consistent delivery of core events throughout Wales, as well as the implementation of an effective fundraising strategy.

A confident, innovative, and self-directed candidate, who can communicate persuasively and openly with a range of current and new partners will thrive within this role.  Being familiar with exciting ways to deliver events and working with colleagues to produce and implement creative marketing and promotional approaches so as to positively and clearly communicate the impact of DSW’s work.

Ideally you will have prior experience of working with fundraising, income generation and/or the delivery of events.  If you are passionate about supporting communities through the showcasing of work and impact, then we want you to apply.  If you are passionate about equity, diversity and inclusion and want to see more investment in provision to influence and inspire, this is the job for you.

This is a great opportunity to join an ambitious, creative, resourceful, and incredibly committed team whose shared purpose is to advocate for an inclusive approach within the sector.  A unique and new opportunity which has the scope for you to really shape the provision and direction of DSW’s charitable development, and development as a charity.


Why apply for this role?

  • Be part of an ambitious, creative, resourceful, incredibly committed team
  • Person focused policies and procedures
  • Work for an equitable and diverse employer, with strong professional ethics and values

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Great annual leave allocation (25 days (pro rata) (increasing by 1 day annually up to a maximum of 30 days), plus statutory holidays in Wales)
  • Branded team kit

How to apply?

You are asked to complete an Application for Employment Form outlining information relevant to your experience and the details of the post outlined in the Role Description.

If you would like to submit the Application for Employment Form via a BSL video, please do so, including all the information required.  If you would like to receive the Application for Employment Form in an alternative accessible format please let us know via the contact below.

You will also need to return the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form.  This information will be anonymous and confidential and will need to be sent as a separate file attached to your email, entitled CONFIDENTIAL. This information will then be separated from your application form and considered ONLY for equality monitoring of the DSW processes and to make diversity improvements where required.

We will work with all candidates and employees to ensure that they are supported to perform to their full potential.

Applications should be submitted to office@disabilitysportwales.com 

For further information or an informal discussion please either: 
Email:  fiona.reid@disabilitysportwales.com  or 
Call, text, WhatsApp or send video to: Fiona Reid, 07384 817148

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