Welcome to Prostate Cymru

We are hiring: Events Officer

Prostate Cymru, Wales’s leading prostate health charity, is looking to hire an Events Officer to join the team in Cardiff. The main objectives of the charity focuses around generating awareness and improving prostate health services for men in Wales. 

Every 45 minutes a male in the UK dies of Prostate Cancer, making it one of the most diagnosed diseases. 

The charity is 20 years old this year (2023) and throughout its history has been able to fund specialist equipment, medical staff, research projects and awareness marketing campaigns.

Receiving no public funding means the charity is reliant on income from supporters and has developed a strong fundraiser following. Prostate Cymru also hosts a number of its own annual fundraiser events, enabling income generation for the ongoing funding of key projects. 

Prostate Cymru is looking for an enthusiastic Events Officer, to join its friendly and thriving team. The role will specifically focus on coordinating and developing the sporting and community arm of the charity. 

What you can expect:

          Annual Salary £24,000

          Hybrid working

          Flexible working hours

          Supportive and team-oriented work culture – development, away days, social events

About the role:

The role of Events Officer provides an exciting opportunity for an individual to further develop a career in the charity events sector. Day-day tasks will be varied and rewarding, with the chosen candidate very much at the heart of the action, working on several established fundraising events. 


          Experience working in the event and/or charity sector 

•          Strong communication skills – verbal, written & confident networker

•          Strong IT Skills 

•          Ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks 

          Excellent organisation and time management

•          Experience developing project plans, ideally related to events 

•          UK Drivers License 

At a glance:

          Manage all administrative processes in delivering internal Community, Sporting and Corporate Events

          Liase with all stakeholders, e.g friendship groups, corporate partners and volunteers to support internal events

          Supplier sourcing and booking

          Database management

          Delivery of partner benefits

          Identify fundraiser networking opportunities

          Admistrative supports (phone, event items)

          Raffle, auction and games


          Sourcing, booking/ordering, negotiating and developing relationships with external suppliers

          Budget management and price negotiation

          Database management – guest lists, RSVP information, seating plans

          Overseeing the development and implementation of event plans and schedules ensuring deadlines are met

          Establishing effective event staff plans including volunteers

          Understanding and working on required health and safety documentation

          Building and implementing event recruitment plans that are reflective of financial targets, where necessary developing appropriate marketing materials

          Working on fundraiser communication plans, ensuring releveant information is communicated to guests, fundraisers in a timely manner

          On the day event management and implementation of production plans

          Fundraiser relations – developing rapport with key fundraisers

          Use of event technology – registration system, databases

          Packing an take down of event items

          General administration tasks – phone lines, meeting notes, organisation and stock checking of fundraiser stationary

          Support PC team at other charity and community events

          Put together fundraising boxes containing relevant items

          Sourcing, logging and distributing raffle and auction prizes

          Keeping well-informed on charity event trends, news and technology

          Contributing to wider team meetings

          Ad hoc tasks

How to Apply 

CLOSING DATE 29th August

Please send an up-to-date CV and cover letter to [email protected] Interviews w/c 4th September

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