International Development and Events Officer

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation is recruiting for an International Development and Events Officer to join its Fundraising Team based in St James’s, London.

About the Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is the world’s leading youth achievement award, bringing together practical experiences and life skills to create committed global citizens and equipping young people for life. Since it was founded by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in 1956, over eight million people have participated in the Award in over 140 countries and territories. Every day 548 young people across the world achieve an Award. Our ambition is that every young person aged 14 to 24 in the world should have the opportunity to participate in the Award.

About the role

The International Development and Events Officer will be responsible for the co-ordination of fundraising and Foundation events, guest management and donor care assistance and provide effective administrative to the International Development and Events Manager. 

We are looking for someone with excellent organisational, budgeting and accounts skills and the ability to communicate effectively with high level donors and key stakeholders. The role requires someone who has excellent relationship management and negotiation skills and who is self motivated and has a passion and enthusiasm for new challenges. They must have meticulous attention to detail and to be able to stay calm under pressure.

Candidates who wish to apply for this role should submit an up to date copy of their CV and MUST supply a supporting statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 that clearly sets out their skills, experience and suitability for the role to recruit@intaward.orgPlease be aware that without a supporting statement your application will not be considered.

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Please note that the closing date is Thursday 14 February 2013, 1700 hrs (GMT). Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 20 February 2013 in London.