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Head of Fundraising Events

Head of Fundraising Events

  • Location

    South West London, London

  • Sector:

    Generalist

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nicholas Ogden

  • Contact Email:

    nicholas.ogden@pro-recruitment.co.uk

  • Salary:

    40000

  • Salary:

    30000

  • Reference:

    BBBH40772_1530521678

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2018-08-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A nationally recognised UK charity based in greater London are looking for a Head of Fundraising Events to lead their corporate & challenge events team on a permanent basis. This is a brilliant opportunity for an existing Head of Fundraising Events or a Fundraisng Events Manager looking for a step up to lead a highly effective challenge events fundraising programme which helps raise the essential funds needed to provide care for critically ill individuals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Head of Fundraising Events will be managing and developing all the fundraising events activity that is related to challenge events
  • The Head of Fundraising Events will work closely with the corporate engagement team to establish and encourage corporate supporter interest
  • The Head of Fundraising Events will strategically establish challenge events plans and budgets to maximise on income
  • Responsibility for the charity's bespoke events programme and the third party events programme
  • Drive improvement on ROI for the challenge events programme
  • Work closely with the head of marketing & communications team to establish marketing and communications campaign plans for each event
  • Establish and produce a supporter journey plan for each event
  • Lead and organise volunteers supporting the challenge events
  • Build relationships with external contacts and suppliers such as events companies and providers
  • Line management responsibility for three fundraising events professionals

Key skills:

  • A degree or relevant qualification in events, fundraising and or marketing would be highly desirable
  • Need to be highly motivated and driven
  • Must have experience of leading challenge events, fundraising or marketing
  • Must have strong knowledge of charity legislation and the Charities Act
  • Must have a demonstrable commercial knowledge for utilising marketing tools to support fundraising
  • A strong interest in sports activities would be highly desirable
  • Must have budget management experience
  • Line management experience is highly desirable but not essential for those wanting a step up

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