ACP Events and Development Manager (21 hrs pw, fixed term for 10 months)
Are you a highly skilled events professional?
The Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) to recruit an Events and Development Manager. This is a part-time role, three days a week for an interim period of ten months to cover the maternity leave of the current postholder. Delivering a programme of events, training and conferences, the overall aim is to provide professional and scientific development to ACP members as well as providing education and information about child and adolescent psychotherapy to professionals, parents and carers.
Association of Child Psychotherapists is the professional body for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists in the UK. With 1000 current members, ACP is responsible for regulating the training and practice standards of child and adolescent psychotherapy, maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards. We also campaign to improve mental health care for infants, child, young people and families. The ACP has a small team of staff and a larger number of members in officer roles. Our offices are in London, close to Borough and London Bridge stations.
Working closely with the Chief Executive and Director of Scientific Development, the post-holder will play a pivotal role in raising the profile of the organisation, organising and managing a programme of events, training and conferences including the annual conference. Besides working collaboratively with partner organisations in the field of psychoanalysis and child and adolescent mental health; key duties will include day to day topics and themes to address through their events and training programmes. Developing and forward planning of the events, liaising with members, Directors and Committees to identify planning the events calendar is a key responsibility. You will also support the development of Supported Clinical Networks with a key focus on accessible online tools and resources relating to specialist clinical areas. Additionally, you will produce a monthly events newsletter, update the ACP website and contribute to production of the ACP’s bulletin.
To be considered for this role, it is essential to have a proven track record in planning, developing and delivering conferences and events, working effectively within budget and to deadlines. The successful candidate will be comfortable in marketing events to members, gathering feedback and will have the ability to learn skills in order to support the development of their website. Excellent project management ability is required for this role alongside the capacity to deliver projects from start to finish. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills and thrive in building and developing relationships with stakeholders at all levels. Knowledge of CiviCRM or a similar CRM system is desirable accompanied with an interest in child psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
A full job description and person specification is available here.
Please apply with a CV and covering letter describing how you would meet the requirements of the role. Applications should be sent to Lydia Gilbert at firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is Thursday, 20th February 2020 and interviews will be held on Thursday, 27th February 2020.
If you would like to discuss the post please contact Nick Waggett, ACP Chief Executive on 020 7922 7751