Events Manager

Circa £25,000 (depending on relevant experience), plus performance based incentive
14 Jan 2019
25 Jan 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

The Outward Bound Trust is looking for an innovative and dynamic Events Manager to execute an incredible programme of both fundraising and donor stewardship events that will support the Trust’s Fundraising Team to raise up to £6m per year; and specifically, for events, generate an income target of £700,000.

This individual will work with the Director of Development and a fellow Events Manager to deliver an exclusive portfolio of events for supporters across the Trust’s fundraising income streams, including personal responsibility for events such as:

_The London Marathon
_The Snowstopper - an annual festive auction event
_Winter and Summer Challenges
_New Business Breakfasts and Lunches
_Supporter Visits to Outward Bound centres
_and Sporting and Music Opportunities

The role will also include working closely with The Director of Development to build a new pipeline of exciting challenge events - appealing to existing donors, to attract new support and generate increased fundraising events income for the future.

This is an opportunity to join an award-winning and ambitious fundraising team, and personally manage a strong suite of fundraising events that are critical to the success of the organisation. This would suit an experienced Events Manager who is looking to work at fast paced charity with an array of exclusive events, or a driven Events Executive looking for a role with an increase in responsibilities at a national charity.

A full job description and person specification can be found as below.

How to Apply:
Please send a Covering Letter (2 A4 sides maximum) and CV that provides details of your experience and suitability for the position to Lisa Marriner –  

Closing date – Friday 25th January 2019

Successful Candidates notified with interview details – w/c 28th January 2019

Interviews likely taking place – 4th February 2019

We look forward to receiving your application.

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