Senior Events Fundraiser

Horsham, West Sussex
£28 – 30k per annum
24 Feb 2017
24 Mar 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Events Fundraiser
£28 – 30k per annum, full time (35 hours per week)
Based at our Head office in Horsham, West Sussex

Action Medical Research is an ambitious charity aiming to grow and deliver still more medical research to help children. With 65 years of history and roots in the development of the first UK polio vaccines, the charity has contributed to some amazing medical breakthroughs, like developing ultrasound in pregnancy, the rubella vaccine and cooling therapy for newborn babies.

We are looking for an energetic and ambitious fundraiser to join our busy events team. You will be responsible for maximising income from a diverse range of cycling, UK trekking and team events, actively engaging participants in raising funds, leading on marketing for your events and identifying and building strong ongoing relationships.  

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a successful track record of working in a similar events fundraising position. You will be proactive with the ability to organise and prioritise a busy and varied workload. Excellent project management, customer service, IT and marketing skills are essential. As the role involves attendance at a number of events you must be able to work flexible hours and weekends with time spent away from home.

Applications by CV with a covering statement detailing how you meet the person specification should be sent to Stephanie Stevens

Benefits include 22 days annual leave plus additional closure days between Christmas and New Year and a Group Flexible Retirement Plan.