Our client is recruiting an Events Manager to join their passionate, dynamic and energetic Partnerships & Fundraising Team.
As Events Manager you will manage the events team and be responsible for their calendar of fundraising, cultivation and stewardship events, securing income in excess of £500,000 each year.
Founded in 1911, provides young people aged 8-25 with high quality services, delivered through a network of locally accessible youth organisations across the UK. Together they offer support, advice and training to over 1.5 million young people to equip them with skills for the future and help them engage in education, volunteering and employment. Their mission is to provide access to appropriate, high quality services for young people in every community so that all young people are empowered to build bright futures, regardless of their background or circumstances.
Their work engages young people most in need of support with 86% of the young people on their programmes facing at least one barrier to progress and over half living in some of the most deprived areas of the UK. Thanks to high quality youth work delivered by a trusted adult in a local safe space, 64% of their young people report improved key life skills after engaging with their skills development programmes.
This is an exciting time to join their fundraising team as they look to build on their success and grow their impact. They already have a portfolio of successful fundraising events including their flagship annual Gala Dinner and innovative Art for Youth London exhibition. They also deliver a range of cultivation and stewardship events to help grow their network of supporters. Their events are attended by a range of their individual supporters and corporates partners including well-known brands such as Oliver Bonas, Microsoft, UPS, Coca Cola European Partners, Lloyds Banking Group and PwC to name a few.
They are looking for a high performing Events Manager who will play a key role in delivering high quality events. You will manage a small events team and work closely with volunteer committees to ensure the successful delivery of a portfolio of events throughout the year. You will be target driven and be a skilled and personable manager; excel at developing internal and external networks and feel confident in communicating to a variety of audiences.
They offer a salary of between £30,000- £35,000. Additional benefits include 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays, a pension scheme (currently they match employee contributions up to 5%), a life insurance scheme which would pay out up to 4 times your salary and 15% off at Cotswold Outdoor, Snow+Rock, Runners Need and Cycle Surgery.
They are committed to investing in the personal and professional development of everyone at the company. Every staff member is entitled to 1 days paid development per calendar year in addition to the 2 days charity wide staff training days as well as volunteering leave one full day or two half days per calendar year. They also offer an Employee Assistance programme to support employees both professionally and personally
They are a flexible employer and will to consider applicants applying for this role on working on a part time, flexible basis or job share basis, this will be subject to operation need. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required as part of this role.
In return for your expertise, experience, initiative and drive, they can offer you a friendly, supportive, vibrant environment, and genuinely interesting work within an ambitious charity with a proud history and an exciting future.
To apply please forward your CV online together with a one page supporting statement or use the apply now button below. Please ensure you fully addresses the criteria in the person specification and to state your salary expectations. Full details of the role can be found in the person specification below.
As this role involves working in a regulated environment any offer will be conditional to satisfactory background checks which include criminal record check and employment reference.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer. They value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and is committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. They welcome applicants from all backgrounds and within their selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities and that no individual receives more or less favourable treatment on the grounds race; colour; nationality; religion or belief; ethnic or national origin; age; gender; marital status; sexual orientation; or disability.