Major Events Fundraiser

Isle of Wight
02 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Title:  Interim Major Events Fundraiser

Hours/contract:  Full time/ 3 months minimum

Salary:  £25k per annum

Location:  Isle of Wight

We are working in partnership with a well-established charity on the Isle of Wight.  The charity is now looking to appoint a Major Events Fundraiser to be responsible for managing and supporting a team to plan, grow and review the charity’s Major Event Programme to maximise income, attendance, engagement and profit, year on year. 

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Minimum of 2 years of working in a senior event fundraising role in the charity sector or a minimum of 3 years in a commercial events management role
  • Experience of strategic planning and budget setting for all aspects of large-scale event management
  • Successful management of a team to deliver annual plans with a track record of growing income
  • Experience of developing new channels of communication and implementing marketing strategies using broad and varied marketing techniques, including digital and direct mail

You will be a pro-active individual with excellent communications skills and the ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders at a range of levels.  You will have significant influencing, negotiating and persuading skills and be able to prioritise and plan your workload whilst working on multiple tasks.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual.  If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Please submit your CV with a supporting statement, to Jill Livingstone, Associate Director of Charisma Charity Recruitment - quoting our reference JO1651 as soon as possible.