FILLED Events Manager, West Sussex, Charity sector, circa £32K

Posted on January 3rd.

This well known charity organisation based in Horsham is looking for an experienced Events Manager who will support the Head of National Fundraising Events & Regional Support in growing and developing the Society’s programme of fundraising events to deliver annual gross and net income targets.

The successful applicant will:

Work with the Head of National Fundraising Events & Regional Support to develop fundraising events portfolio; monitoring market trends and competitor activity, identifying and recommending new opportunities to ensurring maximised income and are competitive with other charities

Be responsible for the logistics and delivery of the Society’s fundraising events portfolio
Ensure plans and timelines are in place and delivered for all fundraising events activity to maximise recruitment
Develop robust marketing and communication plans for fundraising events
Deliver excellent supporter care to maximise fundraising, engagement and repeat participation
Work to agreed fundraising targets, including budgeting and forecasting
Ensure that all events comply with current legislation and fundraising regulation
Recruit and manage fundraising volunteers

The successful applicant should have:

Proven experience of working in an events environment; developing, managing and delivering plans, timelines and budgets across a portfolio of events to meet and exceed income targets
A knowledge of a wide range of community fundraising techniques
Supervisory or management experience of staff or volunteers
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders
Experience of managing health and safety and risk assessments for events
Knowledge of gift aid, data protection/GDPR and data selections
Have a creative mind in order to maximise fundraising opportunities
The ability to use their own initiative, and problem solve whilst taking a methodical approach
IT literate, preferably with experience of using Google
Ability to present and deliver workshops and training sessions
Full UK driving licence

Please forward your CV to