Mar 14, 2019

Assistant Event Organiser

  • Cape Mental Health
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Professional Services

Job Description

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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