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Challenge Events Manager

Events, Fundraising
Home Counties
West Sussex
Permanent, Full Time
£30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent Benefits
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We are recruiting an en experienced and energetic, skilled and ambitious Events Fundraiser to join a busy events team with a leading charity where you will be responsible for maximising income from a portfolio of running, cycling, UK trekking and team events with line management responsibility for the Challenge Events Fundraiser.

The Company
A revolutionary national charity with an international impact.

The Role
You will be responsible for maximising income from a diverse range of cycling, UK trekking and team events, actively engaging participants in raising funds, leading on marketing for your events and identifying and building strong ongoing relationships.

To assist the Senior Events Manager in developing annual plans and budgets to deliver the annual gross and net income targets.
To work with the Senior Events Manager, to support development of the events portfolio identifying and recommending new opportunities to ensure they maximise income and are competitive with other charities.
To develop and deliver robust marketing and communication plans for all allocated events including digital channels, print media, web listings and social media content & messaging.
To deliver excellent supporter care to maximise fundraising, gift aid income and repeat participation, including enquirer conversion calling and regular phone contact to build relationships, provide fundraising guidance, minimise drop outs and maximise participant value.
To lead on development of promotional materials for allocated events by coordinating requirements with design and web teams.

The Candidate
Candidates should be able to demonstrate a successful track record of working in a similar events fundraising position. You will beproactive with the ability to organise and prioritise a busy and varied workload. Excellent project management, customer service, IT and marketing skills are essential. As the role involves attendance at a number of events you must be able to work flexible hours and weekends with time spent away from home.

Experience of organising and delivering participation events.
Demonstrable interest in challenge events.
Proven experience of working in a fundraising events environment, developing managing and delivering plans, timelines and budgets across a portfolio of events.
Proven experience of developing and managing marketing plans across a mix of channels for successful fundraising event recruitment.
Experience in tracking, analysing and reporting on data with effective analysis and recommendations.
Experience of managing health and safety and risk assessments for events.
Experience of working as part of a flexible team.

Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

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