Circa £23,000 per annum (National), Circa £26,500 per annum (Inner London Weighting)
Closing date
Wednesday, 28 February, 2018
Interview date
Thursday, 8 March, 2018
Friday, 9 March, 2018
Job type

Ref: M047 | Bromsgrove or London | 35 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and motivated individual to join our Conference and Events team in the Marketing and External Affairs department. 

Reporting to the Head of Events, the Events Officer will support the delivery of a corporate events programme that engages and retains key audiences, delivers against cross organisational business objectives and supports delivery of a single-minded brand proposition.

The Event Officer leads on the delivery and evaluation of events with a specific focus on priority audiences including supporters, beneficiaries (stroke survivors, their families and carers) and health and social care professionals.

The role will lead on the marketing, planning executing and evaluating of some of the charities biggest events. The role will also provide event management expertise to colleagues within the Marketing and External Affairs and other Directorates.

The role will focus particularly on our award winning Life After Stroke Awards which celebrates the achievements of people affected by stroke, as well as other core events delivered by the Conference and Events team. 

You will have a proven track record of conference, event and exhibition management and demonstrable experience of working with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers.

You will need to be a team player with excellent communication and people skills, be pro-active, flexible, resilient, able to work under pressure and be prepared to organise and manage a busy workload to meet deadlines.  There is also a requirement to work flexibly and travel to fulfil the role.

Please clearly state the reference number on your application form.

This is a fixed term maternity cover position until March 2019.


Please complete and submit the application formCVs will not be accepted. For assistance in completing the form please refer to the guidance.

Email the completed application form to by the closing date 28 February 2018. Interviews to be held either 8 March 2018 or 9 March 2018.

The Stroke Association is an equal opportunities employer, to enable us to fulfil our responsibilities please complete the equal opportunities form and email it to which is managed by our HR team. Do not send it with your application or send your application to this email address.

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If you’re still unsure about applying for a role with us or just want to get an idea of the benefits of doing so please visit the benefits page or see what we do.

In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated above in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

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About us

We are the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke.

There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Almost two thirds have a disability and one third rely on others for help, making stroke one of the biggest causes of disability.

We are continually working to improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families who deserve the very best treatment and care. We deliver amazing, life-changing support to over 60,000 stroke survivors and their families each year. We also fund research to find better treatments, campaign for better stroke care and help people understand how to spot and prevent stroke. This work is made possible by more than 4,000 talented volunteers and staff, our fantastic supporters and our strong relationships with the stroke clinical and research community.

We work with integrity, demonstrating our values as one combined passionate, innovative, respectful and professional team.

Together we can conquer stroke.