Events Fundraising Officer
Prospectus is excited to be partnering with Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer, who merged in January 2018 and together are determined to save lives and improve the quality of life of all those affected by bowel cancer in the UK. To achieve their mission, they enable and fund research, provide support and information to patients and their families, educate the public and professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and best treatment and care for all. They are currently looking to recruit an Events Fundraising Officer to provide direct support to challenge events participants across the UK.
The Events Fundraising Officer will work within an incredibly busy and ambitious fundraising team that plan, deliver and develop a highly successful challenge events programme for supporters to the organisation. Reporting to the Events Fundraising Manger, you will prepare and deliver a communications plan for all challenge events within your portfolio, and provide both proactive and reactive stewardship for supporters. You will also manage the registration process, relevant website pages and database work for event supporters and volunteers.
The selected candidate will benefit from a new and emerging five-year fundraising strategy and strong, engaged senior leadership team committed to fundraising at every level. You will have experience of working within a challenge events fundraising setting and will understand the motivations and commitments of fundraising volunteers and supporters. You will be comfortable working within a busy, fast-paced environment and will be a cause-driven, relationship fundraiser.
If you would like to find out more about our client and their role, or if you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the Fundraising Team at Prospectus. To register your interest in this position, please submit a Word version of your CV; cover letters are not required at this stage. A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.