A fantastic opportunity to be part of a growing national charity. The role will take a lead in project managing a series of key fundraising events throughout the year and will contribute to the charitys goals by recruiting new supporters, retaining existing supporters and by growing fundraising income.
A growing national charity with c65 staff and interns based at offices in England and Scotland and home-based staff members in both Northern Ireland and Wales. As part of the new charity which brings together two national charities. they are working together on a strong new brand, an ambitious strategy and an inspiring cause. This is an exciting time to join them on their journey.
The Senior Events Fundraising Officer will report to the Events Manager and is responsible for providing support to events participants, providing an exceptional level of encouragement and advice in line with the charitys high standards of first class supporter care.
Project managing a range of running and challenge events including the marketing, recruitment, logistics and stewardship of these events in order to meet both income and expenditure targets and additional KPIs as agreed with the Events Manager.
Closely monitoring income and expenditure, reporting any expected variances against budget to the Events Manager.
Evaluating the performance of events with clear analysis using data insight and supporter feedback for future planning and present these findings to the Events Manager.
Excelling in building and maintaining relationships with events participants and volunteers through regular contact via telephone, email, mail and social media.
Developing a high-quality supporter journey for event fundraisers to maximise fundraising, event experience and donor retention.
Sending out regular e-newsletters to our runners, treks and challenges participants to support their event preparations.
You will be a team player with excellent communication and people skills and you must be proactive, resilient and capable of organising and managing a busy workload.
Strong events fundraising experience (at least 3 years) with a particular focus on treks, challenges and runs.
Experience of working to KPIs, reporting and evaluations.
Experience of recruiting, developing and motivating office volunteers.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with people at all levels.
Ability to think creatively and contribute ideas to team planning and discussion session.
Good working knowledge of databases (ideally Raisers Edge) and all Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Outlook.
A bright, engaging manner and the ability to motivate fundraisers in their support of the charity
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.