Events coordinator – Palliative care provider – Johannesburg

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Events coordinator – Palliative care provider – Johannesburg


This organization is a highly accredited palliative care provider. They have a multi-disciplinary / holistic approach to palliative care. They love and care for individuals diagnosed with terminal illness and offer psycho social support and guidance to their patients families. They welcome all who need them, no one is turned away regardless of age, race, religion or financial circumstances. HospiceWits serves the greater Johannesburg area, North, South and Soweto.

They offer:

  • Respite for carers
  • Pain management and symptom control through trained doctors and nurses
  • Counselling and support through psychologists, social workers and spiritual counsellors to patients and their families
  • Grief, Loss and Bereavement counselling
  • End of life care
  • Equipment hire: wheelchairs, crutches, commodes can be hired for a nominal fee



< 10 employees

This care provider is offering an Events Co-Ordinator internship for 4 – 6 months.

  • Manage all corporate events and assist as needed on channel marketing events.
  • Full understanding of event management requirements is key.
  • Manage all aspects of events: logistics, booth/space needs and design, signage, staff, collateral, vendors, shipments, invoices, schedules and timelines, etc.
  • Co-ordinate and arrange special events, projects and functions from start to finish.
  • Ensure optimum sales of tickets/tables to achieve budgeted targets.
  • Reports to be submitted to Marketing Manager
  • Project management of each event from conception to post mortem.
  • Secure, speakers, MC’s and other VIP guests for each function.
  • Develop and secure relationships with sponsors and build a sponsorship portfolio.
  • Compile all correspondence that pertain to events/projects
  • Utilise resources to initiate new projects and events.
  • Network with external Event companies.
  • The Event Co-ordinator is required to grow events, not just sustain them. The goal is to raise money and keep our costs to a minimum.
  • Degree or equivalent level education
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate with a wide range of people at all levels
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • A keen eye for detail and a methodical approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – able to interact with wide variety of personnel
  • A highly motivated individual who is able to work well on their own initiative, as well as part of a team
  • Flexibility

Casual/smart casual


Your own laptop




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