Volunteer Event Coordinator

Contract Type: 
Part Time
9am- 5pm
Details of Role: 

About FRANK Water:

FRANK Water is a Bristol based social enterprise and international development charity working to provide safe water and sanitation (WASH) to some of the most marginalised communities in India and Nepal.


Overview of the role:

On Thursday 26th March 2020, FRANK Water will hold its 15th Year Anniversary Fundraising Dinner which will be held at Kings Weston House in Bristol. It will be attended by many of our current, and new, corporate and individual supporters, our Annual Fundraising Dinner is a firm favourite in our calendar and the only event that we do of this kind. We are expecting 100-120 guests.

We now need to recruit a Volunteer Event Coordinator who will help deliver a successful event. This will include planning and coordinating the event, liaising with entertainers and suppliers, recruiting guests and helping ensure the smooth running of the event on the day. This is a great opportunity to take ownership of a fantastic FRANK Water event that raises thousands for the charity.


Role Title:  Volunteer Event Coordinator

Responsible to:  Trust and Foundation Officer

Commitment:  Min 2 days wk.  January start until end-March 2020

Expenses:  £5 contribution towards lunch or travel expenses

Based at:  FRANK Water office in Central Bristol – BS8 1SL


Main Duties (under direction of the Trust and Foundation Officer):

  • Source auction and raffle prizes
  • Publicise the event online and through FW’s contacts and networks
  • Collate the materials such as the auction brochure and tickets
  • Respond to enquiries about the event such as seating arrangements and dietary requirements
  • Help source entertainment and a photographer for the evening
  • Co-ordinate the volunteer help on the day
  • Undertake general office duties including updating the database with new contacts

Person specification:

  • Well organised and reliable
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work without supervision and take initiative
  • Confident to contact companies, entertainers and suppliers by phone and email
  • Event Management Experience (desirable)
  • Ability to meet deadlines and plan
  • Able to work as part of a busy team
  • An interest in international development (desirable)
Closing Date: 
Saturday, 7 December, 2019 - 17:00
How to Apply: 

To apply:         

Send a CV and a cover letter outlining what you can bring to the role to sophie@frankwater.com


Contact Person: 
Sophie Coles
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
0117 329 4846
Postal Address: 
11 Elmdale Road Bristol BS8 1SL