JOIN US FOR 2020

Join the Swindon & Wiltshire Pride 2020 Committee

Are you hard-working, enthusiastic and passionate about supporting the lgbtq+ community? Being part of the committee isn't just about planning and putting on pride, it's also about engaging with the community, organising and attending monthly fundraisers as well as lots of other little bits to make Pride a success.

If you’ve got specific skills or experience you can bring – perhaps you’re an events expert or fab fundraiser; can strike a sponsorship deal or write cutting-edge copy, we’d love to hear from you!


Each year the full Committee stand down and are re-elected;

Read the full list of Swindon & Wiltshire Pride Role Descriptions here

 

Below is a list of positions where the incumbent isn’t standing, is changing role or it’s a new role:

 

Parade Manager 

  • Develop the Parade within the defined requirements; 

  • Be responsible for the Health & Safety for the Parade. 

  • Submit the Parade Document to the local authority and Police; 

  • To request quotations from road closure company to manage traffic at junctions in line with the Parade Plan; 

  • Develop the Parade Plan to improve it each year and ensure lesson learnt are included within update; 

  • Working with the Local Police and Council to organise the logistics of the Parade; 

  • Seeking sponsorship from local business and encourage group involvement; 

  • Promoting people to be involved and to support the Parade on day. 

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This role requires high energy and enthusiasm, attention to details and persuasive personality.  

 

Operations Manager 

  • To manage & oversee the Health & Safety of all fundraisers; 

  • To manage & oversee the Health & Safety of the Annual Event; 

  • To order and arrange all equipment and logistics for the Annual Event; 

  • To Liaise with all managers to ensure there is an understanding of the H&S requirements expected from them. 

  • Liaise with Treasurer to understand the budget requirements of the event. 

  • This role would report to the Chair directly. 

 

Specific Skills: Experience in Event Management and Organisation, good communication skills and organisation. 

Volunteer Manager

  1. Develop the volunteering team (e.g. Stewards) for fundraising events and the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Pride weekend

  2. To promote the volunteering opportunities within the community sector and business organisations.

  3. Be responsible for Co-ordinating Pride’s attendance at potential fairs and events to help publicise the event to the wider community.

  4. Maintain Volunteers page on Facebook and actively encourage involvement.

  5. Liaise with other managers / co-ordinators on committee.

  6. Maintain Volunteer contact list.

 

This role requires good communication and the ability to encourage involvement from the community.

Please note the following:

 

  • You should be available to attend fortnightly meetings in Swindon (Weekly on the run-up to Pride)

  • Are committed to play an active role over the Pride weekend and put in the hours required for your role to help deliver a successful event

  • If successful we will require and fund an enhanced DBS check

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