Location: Colchester

Salary: £20,000

Hours: 35 hours per week

Job ref: E257

Autism Anglia is looking to enhance their Fundraising and Communications Team with a dedicated Training & Event Organiser role.  You will be responsible for organising and coordinating our existing programme of CPD Accredited training courses, conferences and information days for parents and professionals across East Anglia, as well as developing new ways to generate income for Autism Anglia.

This role is crucial to increasing Autism Anglia’s income streams, reaching new audiences and raising the profile of the Charity.  

With a flair for organisation, our ideal candidate will be a professional and enthusiastic self-starter who can create a programme of inspiring events to significantly promote Autism Anglia’s status in the region.

As part of a friendly and dynamic team your main duties will include:

  • Managing the full training process (planning, budgets, marketing, bookings and successful delivery) of our existing programme of external training events for parents and professionals. 
  • Being the first point of contact for all external training enquiries.
  • Working with existing presenters to develop and coordinate new training opportunities.
  • Developing new and creative events to generate income and raise the charity’s profile. 


  • Experience of planning, managing and executing public events to budget and timescale - essential
  • Engaging, creative and effective all-round communicator  - essential
  • Excellent time management and administration skills  – essential  

Candidates will need to demonstrate past success and will be expected to have case studies to share at interview.

The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-established charity.  Autism Anglia provides ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment.

Closing date for applications: 25th August 2017. Interviews will be held week commencing 11th September.

If no response is received within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. You are welcome to apply again for other positions.

Application: Please follow the links below to the full job description, application guidance notes and application form. You will need to refer to the job description when completing the application form. Please note that the Equal Opportunities monitoring form and the Disclosure form are part of the application. If you would prefer to have an application pack posted to you please call Head Office on 01206 577678.

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