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Events Officer (Fundraising)

Events Officer (Fundraising) 

Our client is the UK's leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Events Fundraising Officer (Running Events) 
Location: Flexible across England, Wales and Northern Ireland 
Contract type: Full time, Fixed term Contract 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £32,326 (London), £29,696 (Fringe), £27,782 (National) actual per annum, depending on location 

Closing date: 04 July 2019 
Interview date: TBC 

About the role: 

They're looking for an enthusiastic Events Fundraising Officer to join their dynamic and ambitious Running Events team, which sits as part of the wider Sports Events team. This role will be responsible for managing our portfolio of Reactive runs and their virtual running event, Jog on Dementia. The role will also be responsible for line managing an Events Fundraising Assistant in the team. 

About you: 

They need someone enthusiastic, creative and highly organised to work across a variety of high value projects. They're looking for someone target driven with a proven record of reaching and exceeding income targets within a fundraising environment. 

You’ll be able to prioritise your workload effectively and demonstrate initiative. You will be experienced in organising and marketing events within the charity sector, ideally third party running events, and providing excellent stewardship to supporters. You will also have experience of managing, inspiring and engaging staff or volunteers and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

They're looking for someone who is driven and passionate and will work to maximise their income to increase the impact they can have on the lives of people living with and affected by dementia. 

Their employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. They are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. They also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with their organisation. 

Our client embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of their people. They are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities they serve and ensuring inclusion in everything they do. 

You may have experience of the following: Events Fundraising Officer, Events Officer, Events Assistant, Fundraising Assistant, Events Coordinator, Fundraising Coordinator, Charities, Not for Profit, Fundraiser, Marketing, Business Development, Donor Management, Third Sector, Fundraising Assistant, etc.