An exciting events role raising the profile of a truly lifesaving charity.
As one of the most successful and dynamic charities in the UK, The Air Ambulance Service operates the national Children’s Air Ambulance and the local air ambulance services for Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Each of our services works tirelessly to save lives and alleviate sickness, wherever and whenever possible. We are compassionate, courageous and creative in everything we do and we care about our patients, our supporters, our partners and our colleagues.
We’re one of the UK’s fastest growing charities; due to a restructure we need you to help us deliver our ambitious income strategy.
Position: Events Manager
Location: National role, home based
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £35-38k per annum, dependent on experience, plus benefits
Closing Date: 19/10/2016
Interview date: Week commencing 1/11/2016
About the role:
Reporting to the head of fundraising, this full time position is charged with growing income and awareness for the charity through the development and delivery of an agreed calendar of events.
You will work in conjunction with fundraisers, to devise, develop and deliver a calendar of profitable fundraising events across the HEMS region, London and strategic locations to promote both local Air Ambulance and Children’s Air Ambulance nationally. You will seek out opportunities to make The Air Ambulance Service (through its Warwickshire & Northamptonshire; Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland and the Children’s Air Ambulance brands) the charity of choice for mass participation and challenge events where the charity is not currently involved.
You will be an experienced events manager with a proven track record in delivering income to budget across a range of income streams. A solid knowledge of all aspects of event management and proven experience of developing and managing volunteer support are also required.
Successful candidates will be computer literate with experience of Raiser’s Edge (or similar databases) and will have proven ability to generate and manage a significant size budget. Demonstrable communication skills and a genuine interest in the work of TAAS are essential, as is experience of working with the media and an up to date knowledge of UK charity law and best practice
A relevant fundraising, sales or events qualification along with membership of The Institute of Fundraising (or accredited professional bodies) is highly desirable. It would be particularly useful if candidates have experience of working for a national UK registered charity.
This vacancy may close before the closing date if the recruiting manager deems sufficient applications have been received. Therefore it is advised to complete your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
You may have experience of the following: Events Manager, Fundraising Events, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Donors, Donations, Fundraising Strategy, Event Manager, Networking, Marketing, Business Development, PR, Community Fundraising Manager, etc.
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