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Patient Events Coordinator (permanent, full-time)

Flexible location

£25,000 – £27,249

Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with the blood cancer myeloma and related conditions. We are committed to bringing together the best and brightest people to help us ensure that every patient has an empowered present and a hopeful future. We are now looking for a Patient Events Coordinator to join our Healthcare Advocacy Services Team.

To realise our long-term ambition to make myeloma history, we relentlessly pursue better outcomes for myeloma patients and patients with related conditions through a comprehensive early diagnosis programme, a unique research portfolio, our treatment access strategy, information and support services, and healthcare improvement services.

As Patient Events Coordinator, you will work on delivery of our patient and family information events programme of webinars and face to face events held throughout the UK.  You will be working with the team on developing the strategy for the programme and implementing event activity.

You will be responsible for organising the planning, coordination, delivery and evaluation of the patient events programme, including administration, working with colleagues on promotion and marketing, dealing with logistics and delivery of the events.  You will need to develop good working relationships with stakeholders, including event speakers and attendees, healthcare professionals, venue contacts and suppliers, as well as colleagues in other teams.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and previous event and project management experience are essential for this role.  You will have a highly organised and flexible approach and the ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

This is a full-time post, but part-time hours may be considered.

If you have the skills and expertise for this role and want to be part of the team at Myeloma UK, please send your CV and supporting statement to jobs@myeloma.org.uk.  The closing date for applications is 18 December 2020 and interviews will be held on 7 January 2021.