Fundraising Events Programme Lead (BHF Organised)
For over 50 years our research has saved lives. We've broken new ground, revolutionised treatments and transformed care. But heart and circulatory disease still kills one in four people in the UK. That's why we need you.
About the role
We're recruiting for an ambitious and driven Fundraising Events Programme Lead to develop and implement our bespoke events plan. Managing a team of Event Managers and marketers you will be working on our high-profile, multi-million pound portfolio of runs, rides and treks including the Blenheim Half Marathon, London to Brighton Trek & London to Reading Bike Ride.
If you're passionate about events and fundraising, then you won't want to miss out on this senior opportunity within the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Events Team.
To ensure great success out of our portfolio of bespoke events the successful candidate will be an experienced and autonomous leader, able to drive the team to maximise financial targets and ensure a best-in-class participant experience. You'll also proactively seek new opportunities in the market.
With a track record of mass-participation event management (£100k+ gross income), as well as experience of managing large expenditure budgets to support such events, you will be an ambitious leader. You'll have excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects at any one time.
The successful candidate will have strong marketing skills, ability to formulate and manage a marketing-led portfolio plan, and be able to interpret data, gaining insight about our participants, creating strong stewardship journeys.
Your Event Managers are responsible for all aspects of event delivery, including production and logistics. As such, you must have excellent knowledge and experience in this area to insure that they are fully compliant with current legal and BHF best practice.
You will have experience in managing and getting the best out of suppliers and internal stakeholders. A keen networker, you will be actively involved in the events marketplace in order to seek and pursue opportunities for success.
How to apply
To apply for this role please use the apply button to be redirected to our career site. Our process involves submitting your CV and supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the roles criteria.
Please note this is a maternity cover contract for 12 months.
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