Special Events and Celebrities Manager

Expiring today

£36k per year
15 Sep 2016
29 Sep 2016
Dawn Ballard
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you a special events and major donor manager looking for a new and exciting role? I am currently managing a role with a high profile health charity. The successful applicant will lead on the development and implementation of the Special Events and Major Donor stewardship events programme. You will be working with the head of department to develop a long-term strategy and oversee the recruitment and management of celebrity supporters.

Key responsibilities will include:
Develop the overall strategy for the Special Events programme with responsibility for the operational implementation of activities.
Responsible for the brand reputation of these events to ensure appropriate representation of the charity.
Ownership over marketing materials, media activity, social media and web communications. As well as direct donor communication mediums.
Recruit new supporters to the Special Events programme, advising and management of the Events' Committees.
Cultivation of Special Events participants into full time donors for the charity
Line management of two Special Event Coordinators and the Celerity Officer
Working with the Celebrity Officer on recruitment and stewardship of celebrity support, ensuring excellent standards of care for donors, celebrity supporters and sponsors.
Day to day management of income and expenditure budgets, reporting to the Director of Fundraising

In order to apply for this position, you should have the following skills and experience:
Demonstrable experience of managing Special Events
Line management experience of staff and volunteers
Experience of researching and relationship-building with high net worth individuals and of developing relationships with celebrities.
Income and expenditure budgeting experience
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with negotiating and influencing abilities
Excellent written and numeracy skills
Able to work under pressure and plan and prioritise work
Self-starter and able to use own initiative
Commitment to equal opportunities for marginalised groups

If you have these skills then please send me your up to date CV. Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted with further information.

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