Cape Mental Health: Assistant Event Organiser

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 18 March, 2019
Opportunity type: 

Cape Mental Health, a nonprofit organisation that offers a comprehensive mental health service in the Western Cape.

Cape Mental Health seeks to employ an Assistant Event Organiser, to be based in Cape Town.

This is a 12 months contract for a full-time 40-hour week

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Minimum of five years’ successful event organising experience and good references
  • Sound knowledge of current legislation governing special events
  • Ability to assist with operational planning and implementation of events
  • Computer and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a number of different task teams
  • Ability to design and develop sponsorships packages and secure sponsors
  • Possess a valid manual driver’s license (own transport a recommendation)
  • Be willing to work overtime as required and the full weekend of the Cape Town International Kite Festival
  • Respect diversity and understand the challenges facing NGOs
  • Take responsibility for event coordination/logistics and implementation
  • Anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervision
  • Ability to function as a member of a team, yet operate independently and responsibly
  • Pay attention to detail, be target-driven, and have good time-management skills
  • Ability work with budgets, track expenses, deal with suppliers/vendors
  • Give input into event/sponsor contracts and marketing materials as required
  • Display accountability to all stakeholders and sponsors
  • Be professional in manner, appearance and work ethic, and work well under pressure

To apply, submit a letter of motivation and an updated CV with contactable referees, marked confidential, to The Donor Development Manager, Cape Mental Health, Private Bag X7, Observatory, 7935 or  Email

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