Job Details
NameEvent Coordinator - Carols by Candlelight
CompanyOperation Smile Ireland
SalaryVolunteer Role
TypePart Time
Date4/17/2014 11:01:57 AM

Operation Smile Ireland is looking for a volunteer event coordinator for its Carols by Candlelight Christmas fundraiser. This is an exciting volunteer opportunity for a dynamic and independent self starter looking to develop their skills in event management.  Carols by Candlelight is a wonderfully festive event that brings together volunteers and supporters of Operation Smile Ireland for a mulled wine reception and sing along carol service. The third annual Carols by Candlelight will be held in Dublin in December.

Job Description:

  • Working as the lead volunteer on the Carols by Candlelight committee to plan and execute Carols by Candlelight
  • Working with the Operation Smile office to develop promotional materials
  • Liaising with the venue, performers (choirs, soloists etc), guest readers, master of ceremonies
  • Procuring supplies for the mulled wine reception, decorations
  • Coordinating the promotion of the event
  • Recruiting and liaising with event volunteers leading up to and at the event
  • Being the point person for the smooth running of the event
  • Tying up any loose ends after the event

    Person Specification:

  • Dynamic, independent, self starter
  • Good organiser.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • IT skills - email necessary, Microsoft office advantageous
  • Previous experience of event management a plus
  • Ability to work as part of a team, and to lead when necessary
  • Proactive with determination to complete tasks


Please submit CV, Cover Letter, and two references to by Friday 16th May. An informal interview will be held for this role.


Question 1
Would you like to gain real experience in event management?

Question 2
Would you like to volunteer for a good cause?

Question 3
Do you like to get into a festive frame of mind around Christmas?

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