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. 


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. 


Stall Manager 

  • Maintain and manage a Stall contact list; 

  • Contact previous Stall holders and new, to invite to the event; 

  • Contact other prides, to have promotional stall at their event; 

  • Ensure invoices are created and payment is received for all stall holders; 

  • Liaise with other committee members; 

  • Must be available the day before Pride and the day of pride from 7am; 

  • Must manage stalls relationships and communication throughout the year; 

  • Must ensure communications and enquiries are responded to within a timely manner (SLA to be agreed and revised 1-month in advance of Pride event); 

  • Must create the stalls layout plan for the park and pitch allocation. 


This role requires high energy and enthusiasm, attention to detail, seriously strong organisational skills and persuasive personality.  


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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