Events Officer (12 month fixed term contract)


Job Role:   Events Officer (12 month fixed term contract)

Salary: £25,000 per annum pro-rata

Part Time: 3 days a week

Location:   Home Based

The RYA offers a range of benefits which include:

  • 36 days holiday including public holidays
  • 10% RYA contribution to a personal pension scheme
  • Free life insurance
  • Discounts platform for retail, entertainment, holidays & gym membership
  • Free charging point for electric vehicles whilst on your working days at the office
  • Social Events
  • RYA Membership

Could you help RYA Cymru Wales deliver high quality events to support our boating community? If you have a passion for getting out on the water and experience of planning and delivering events, this exciting part-time role could be for you! Offering flexible working from home alongside travel to venues throughout Wales and further afield, our Events Officer will work across all RYA CW activities, including performance squads and the Dragon Series, OnBoard festivals, Ffin a Ffoil and our Big Weekend for clubs and instructors.

We’re looking for someone with outstanding organisational, communication and interpersonal skills with a mindset for ‘getting the job done’. 

Your responsibilities as Event Officer will include, but are not limited to:

  • Event concept development in liaison with other RYA CW employees
  • Produce and manage a project plan for each event/series
  • Promotion and marketing of events including developing and loading digital content across our channels.
  • Ensure events have a consistent look and feel, including event logos and wider branding in promotional materials and at the venues
  • Attendance/booking and management
  • Pre-event preparation, venue bookings and liaison with providers, sponsors and other linked parties
  • On site/venue preparation and liaison with contributors (i.e. venue, session leads, caterers etc.)
  • On the day administrative support
  • Post event engagement (surveys etc)
  • Event budget management

To Apply:
Please review the full job description and send a completed application form and an equality monitoring form to

Closing date for applications: 18th August 2023

Interviews: Week commencing 28th August 2023

The RYA is committed to equality of opportunity

The RYA as an equal opportunity and disability confident employer, celebrates and welcomes diversity in all its forms and believes that a diverse workforce boosts innovation, productivity and creativity.

We are dedicated to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion and strive to be an inclusive and diverse workplace where everyone can be their authentic selves. We would particularly encourage applications from ethnically diverse candidates who are currently underrepresented at the RYA.