Community and Events Fundraising Manager

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
£30,000 (FTE)
23 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Community and Events Fundraising Manager

Salary: £30,000 (FTE)          Hours:  30 – 37.5 hours

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community and Events Fundraising Manager to join the Fundraising & Marketing Team to lead and deliver the DENS Community & Events Portfolio, with the ultimate aim of increasing sustainable income for the organisation.

About us

DENS is on the frontline, tackling homelessness and poverty in Dacorum, by giving people the chance to build a better future.  DENS provides a number of integrated services; The Elms, a 44-bed hostel providing emergency and short-term accommodation, DENS Day Centre – providing a daytime haven, advice, shower and a hot meal, DENS Move On Service - providing support for a move into more independent living, DENS Dacorum Foodbank – providing emergency food supplies and household provisions and DENS Warehouse, providing affordable furniture for the community.

About the role

At DENS, we want to grow income and diversify our events portfolio, engaging and connecting with more people within Dacorum. As Community and Events Fundraising Manager, your role will be to develop, implement and achieve a range of proactive, successful fundraising activities and initiatives to increase sustainable income and raise the profile of DENS. We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, creative, self-motivating Fundraiser with proven experience of supporting small community events, and creating and marketing large scale, mass participation events who can bring with them the ability to add value to existing events and create future successful innovative activities.

About you

  • You have at least 2 years’ experience working within a fundraising & marketing environment.
  • You have a proven track record of organising, marketing and delivering large scale, safe, successful events.
  • You have experience of managing budgets and delivering against KPIs to ensure targets are met and potentially exceeded.
  • Your strong organisational and project management skills enable you to effectively manage your own time as well as manage several projects simultaneously to achieve agreed deadlines.
  • You excel at marketing, promoting and recruiting participants for events through a variety of methods including large scale advertising and digital marketing platforms.
  • You are a confident communicator and love collaborative working, having experience of building strong working relationships with supporters and stakeholders.
  • You are passionate about providing exceptional supporter experience and you are motivated to inspire others to engage and support our cause.
  • You thrive in ambitious, fast-paced environments
  • You are motivated to make a difference.

If this is YOU then read on…

Apply for this role

For further details, please read the job description. To apply, please send your cv to . For an informal chat, please call Fran Martin, Head of Fundraising and Marketing on 01442 800268

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 10th December at 9am.

Interviews likely to take place Thursday 13th December.

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