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Assistant Events Coordinator at Tumaini Letu

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Tumaini Letu

Tumaini Letu (Swahili for “our Hope”) is a non-profit organization operating within the Dzaleka refugee camp and its surrounding areas in Dowa, Malawi. Tumaini letu’s mission is to promote and support the economic, social and cultural inclusion of refugees in Malawi through capacity building, business opportunities, job creation, and arts and culture as a tool for refugee rights advocacy.

The Assistant event coordinator will be tasked with researching and securing venues, planning and managing Tumaini Letu’s events’ calendar, negotiating quotes and agreements with vendors, assisting with event marketing, monitoring timeframes and budgets, networking, and delivering on event brief objectives. Your creativity, organizational skills, and vision will assist our organization in its efforts in refugee right advocacy and awareness, and amplifying brand visibility.


  • Brainstorming and implementing event plans and concepts.

  • Creating and managing our events’ calendar.

  • Handling budgeting and invoicing.

  • Liaising and negotiating with vendors.

  • Liaise with stakeholders during the event planning process to ensure everything is in order.

  • Manage all event set-up, tear down, and follow-up processes.

  • Book venues, entertainers, photographers.

  • Coordinating logistical elements.

  • Negotiating sponsorship deals.

  • Handling logistics.

  • Managing branding and communication.

  • Obtaining permits.

  • Developing event feedback surveys.

  • Handling post-event reports.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in public relations, communications, or hospitality.

  • At last 1 year experience working in events

  • Communication and marketing skills.

  • Project management experience.

  • Good leadership skills.

  • Highly Organized.

  • Multi-tasker.

  • Creativity.

  • Good time management.

  • Expert interpersonal skills.

  • Risk management experience.

This application is Due on 1st April 2024

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