Running Events Officer

£25000 per annum
21 Apr 2017
19 May 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

This organisation is a small children's charity based in central London.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Manage the London Marathon each year including the marketing of the charity's places, volunteer recruitment, stewarding the runners to ensure they hit their fundraising targets and ensuring that income comes in as expected
  • Manage the running database to ensure maximum income is raised from participants including those who secure ballot places and choose to run for the charity
  • Ensure successful donor cultivation of runners to ensure continued support long after the marathon
  • Lead all activity on other running events that the charity secures places in and try to increase this portfolio
  • Be the main point of contact at the charity for all runners
  • Full evaluation of all events and an ability to take away key learns to continually make improvements to the portfolio
  • Work to ensure runners are engaged with other areas of fundraising in the organisation to ensure long term support and loyalty
  • Work with colleagues across the organisation to ensure all areas of fundraising are promoted to runners and all media opportunities are made the most of
  • Responsibility for income monitoring
  • Provide and excellent level of supporter stewardship to all event participants


Person Specification:

  • Experience of working in an event fundraising or admin role
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Fantastic organisational skills
  • Willingness to learn and a passion for challenge events
  • Flexible approach to working and an ability to change plans at short notice
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work outside office hours occasionally for events

Job Offer

This organisation is looking to offer a salary of £25,000 for this role.