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Gala Ball Project Manager

Permanent, Full Time
£34,000 to £34,000 per annum
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Opportunity to join this much loved charity to manage and deliver a programme of special events to achieve income targets and growth.

The Company This leading animal charity launched a new fundraising strategy in 2017, which sees an incredible investment in high value giving over the next 10 years. With the next five-year organisational strategy currently being developed and launching at the end of 2018, and with the launch of a modern, engaging new brand identity, it is an incredibly exciting time to join the charity.

The Role
Manage and deliver committee led events, including event marketing and logistics to deliver on income targets and non-financial KPIs
Project managing the Gala Ball encompassing sales, production, logistics and all fundraising to improve net income
Analyse and evaluate all activities and special events to inform future activities and to develop and implement marketing and engagement plans to maximise renewals
Manage external event relationships with companies (event organisers, agencies) to support excellent delivery of special events, ensuring contracts are in place and adhered to
Produce promotional and support collateral for events working with designers and printers including digital marketing, and supported by the Special Events Coordinator
Plan, organise and deliver all logistical elements of special events
Manage the Event Committee Chairs and Event Committee members
Planning and budgeting for elements of programme responsible for, analysing and monitoring special events performance and ensuring evidence and learnings are informing future activity,

The Candidate
Proven experience of special events fundraising and a track record of success in achieving and exceeding income targets
Proven experience of working with event committees
Proven experience of project managing large scale and high-profile events with exceptional organisational skills and a knowledge of health and safety
Experience of developing and implementing new special events, event propositions and developing event collateral and creative
Demonstrable experience of developing and delivering supporter care plans with the ability to uniquely engage with high level supporters and nurture relationships
Proven experience of working constructively and collaboratively with colleagues from different teams, including experience of working with colleagues at a senior level
Experience of monitoring and managing budgets and non- financial KPIs


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.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

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