Child Welfare Durban and District: Events Coordinator

Child Welfare Durban and District
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 13 October, 2017
Opportunity type: 

Child Welfare Durban and District is a nonprofit organisation that provides a wide range of services to children, their families and communities in the Durban and Umlazi areas. The organisation’s core concern is to protect children who are at risk.  This includes neglected, abused, abandoned and orphaned children, a large majority of whom are either infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. 

Child Welfare Durban and District seeks to employ an Events Coordinator to be based in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

This is a one year fixed term full time contract commencing in November 2017 to November 2018. 

Salary: R120 000 per annum (cost to company)


  • Event plan, design and ensure to completion events within production time limits
  • Work with donors, service providers, the public, staff and the Board of Governors to facilitate implementation of events
  • Organise facilities and details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc.


  • Three years or more events coordination experience; marketing experience and basic financial management
  • Proven experience as an events planner or organiser, preferable in an NGO environment
  • Impressive portfolio of previously managed events (weddings, meetings, parties, corporate events)
  • Time management and communication skills
  • Sales skills and ability to build productive business relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Valid Code 08 driver’s license

To apply, submit your CV with three traceable references to

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