Do you want to work for a passionate organisation with a great culture? Our client is looking for an Events Manager to join their team in London and would love to hear from you.
Our client is a national charity that inspires people affected by spinal cord injury to get the most out of life.
Every four hours in the UK, someone will sustain a spinal cord injury and become paralysed. Their life and the lives of those around them will be changed forever – this organisation exists to help people pick up the pieces and get things back on track again
Role: Events and Challenge Manager
Location: Wandsworth, London
Salary: £30,000-£35,000, depending on experience
Hours: 37 hours per week
Benefits Pension scheme: Our client will make a contribution of 3 percent, 22 days holiday per year plus 8 bank holidays and any days between Christmas and New year, Leave allowance rising to 23 days after 1 years' service, 24 days after 2 years' service and 25 days after 3 years' service, Generous sickness pay provision, Access to financial advisor - annual initial exploratory meeting with an independent FSA, Season ticket loan: an interest free loan for the purchase of a season ticket, Ride to work scheme, Compassionate leave, Study and sabbatical leave, My day 25 hours per year to carry out voluntary work
Closing date: Wednesday 24th April
Interview date: on or after 25th April
About the Role
The Events and Challenge team manage a programme of 10-15 events per year to raise funds, raise awareness and support the work of the charity. As manager, you will lead on the charity’s flagship events, including The City Dinner, Front Row Fashion Show and Back Up Ball. You will also be responsible for our inclusive challenge events like the Snowdon Push which capture the ethos of Back Up as a ‘can-do’ charity.
The role requires a strong team player who can demonstrate timely completion of multiple projects whilst remaining flexible. The post holder will work with a range of stakeholders including senior management, staff within the charity, trustees, sponsors, committees and other volunteers, in order to maximise the effectiveness of each event
Qualified fundraiser and/or significant charity fundraising experience
You will be an experienced Events Manager with experience of organising high-end events and working with high net worth supporters. You will be solution-focused, hard-working and a team player. You will have the ability to think on your feet whilst delivering unforgettable events and keeping a close eye on the ROI. Our client is a disability inclusive employer and recruit many people who either have, or have been personally affected by, spinal cord injury.
“The charity aims to be a fun, challenging and rewarding place to work with an inclusive and supportive culture. We work together towards a shared vision of where we want to go, give each other regular feedback and share values which underpin everything we do.”
Sarah Bryan, CEO
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