Challenge Events Officer (Bespoke Events)

Recruiter
Harris Hill
Location
London
Salary
£28.5k per year
Posted
09 Mar 2018
Closes
06 Apr 2018
Ref
HQ00036408
Contact
Gemma Boyle
Sector
Animal
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are working with a leading animal charity to find a Challenge Events Officer to join their friendly and successful team in London. This is the chance to project manage their bespoke event and support fundraisers, raising the fundraising income of the event. This is a career boosting opportunity for someone wanting to progress!

Main responsibilities:

To manage several large-scale mass participation events, working to achieving fundraising income targets through the management and delivery of these events.

Work on these events from the planning, stewardship, budgeting, and with the marketing team to ensure growth and success of the portfolio

Generate supporter stewardship journeys, to motivate and influence participants, to focus on fundraising and repeat support

Work with the team managers on the event plans and budgets

Work with the manager and other teams to roll out two new mass participation events in 2018

Post- event evaluation to analyse participate activity and improve future events

Recruit, and manage stewardship journeys to ensure happy supporters and volunteers, and retain these supporters

Candidate requirements and experience:

Experience of project managing mass participation events and a track record of success in achieving and exceeding income targets. Dealing with budgets


Demonstrable experience of creating supporter journeys, ensuring relationships are nurtured and developed

Experience of managing volunteers, supporting and motivating them


Ability to work in a team, but work autonomously, taking initiative with your work.

Strong people skills and communication skills (both written and verbal)


IT literate with good experience of MS Office and databases, great organisational skills and prioritising/working to deadlines


Full, valid UK driving license the ability to attend occasional events outside working hours