Events Fundraiser

  • Location
    Epsom, Surrey
  • Category
    Charity & Not-for-Profit - Advisors
  • Contract Type
  • Industry
    Charity & Not for Profit
  • External Reference
  • Salary
    28000 £ - 30600 £ / Year

1 year contract (mat cover)

Job title: Events Fundraiser
Location: Epsom
Salary: £30,600 pa

Our client is looking for an experienced Events Fundraiser to join their team based in Epsom. You will manage the company's participation in a variety of third-party sports and challenge events, including Ride London, and will to help grow their participation in other challenges.
You will be managing all aspects of your events the from the marketing and recruitment of participants to stewarding them through their events journey and beyond, including on the day support at selected events.
You are an extremely organised person who works well individually and as part of a team. You will be able to demonstrate high attention to detail, whilst managing changing priorities in a fast-paced role. You'll have previous experience of working in a similar role and be warm, engaging and able to build strong relationships with your event stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities will include:

* To achieve income and expenditure targets that will secure long term resources for the company.
* Negotiate best deals and obtain value for money in all aspects of your event expenditure, with agreement from the Events Fundraising Manager.
* To deliver a programme of participation in high profile flagship events to raise income and awareness for the company.
* Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of events against Return on Investment and other targets.
* To conceive and develop new fundraising events in collaboration with the Events Fundraising Manager and Head of Community and Events Fundraising.
* To devise and deliver an event participants' care programme, with engaging content and communications that supports participants to maximise their fundraising and builds a lasting relationship with the company.
* Work with the Digital Team to take the lead on recruiting and communicating with event participants via social media channels and stewardship emails.
* Collaborate with branches/volunteers to support on your allocated events and other individual projects as required.
* Work with teams from the External Affairs Department to create content for social media and develop materials and resources that promote participation in all activities.
* Maximise participant numbers and fundraising potential in all activities.
* To attend and present at fundraising events off site on occasions when required.
* To assist with appropriate plans, budgets and performance measurements (including user feedback) for own areas of responsibility.
* Maintain and monitor a record of all enquirers, participants and income for allocated events, including using the fundraising database, website, on-line sponsorship systems and other tools.
* Lead on the update of details within the events fundraising pages of the website/intranet.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:

* Proven experience of Fundraising Events
* Comfortable in a social and networking environment and a great team player
* Great at relationship building
* Excellent event management or community fundraising experience
* Excellent verbal, written and presentational skills
* Excellent organisational skills
* Experience of working with a fundraising database
* Experience of working to budgets and income targets
* Demonstrable project management skills
* Experience of marketing activities through both on and offline channels
* Emotionally Resilient to sensitive information
* Customer-focused
* Adaptable and motivated
* Genuine interest in community and social events
* Full driving license and willingness to drive to events if required

If you have the right skills and experience for this role then please apply today. Our client is looking forward to conducting interviews and starting someone new in their team. By registering with Office Angels you will benefit from the support of a dedicated and experienced recruitment consultant, have access to various interviewing techniques, regular updates of the local employment market and consistent feedback on all applications. This service is offered right through to the day you start your new role and beyond! Please be aware that we are currently receiving a high volume of applications and will endeavour to contact all applicants, however if you have not been contacted within 72hrs please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and your CV will be kept on record for future positions. Office Angels is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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