Events Officer

Asthma UK
London E1 (Aldgate)
c.£26,000 per annum
20 May 2019
05 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

London E1 (Aldgate)

c.£26,000 per annum | 35 hours per week

  • Do you have experience of delivering successful sports fundraising events?
  • Are you committed to helping us to raise vital funds through an ambitious and exciting challenge events portfolio?
  • Do you enjoy providing excellent donor care?
  • Are you motivated by joining a digitally-driven organisation that is passionate about making real change for people with asthma?

If this sounds like you and you want to bring your insight, knowledge and passion into an environment where it will make a real difference to people with asthma, this is the role for you.

What the role involves

You will work closely with the Sporting and Events Lead, as well as the other Events Officer and Senior Officer to deliver a dynamic and successful challenge events calendar. It is a varied and busy role that includes third party event management, marketing, budgeting and dedicated donor care. You’ll need to be comfortable juggling tasks and priorities, as well as working towards agreed measurable objectives including increasing participant numbers and achieving agreed income and expenditure targets.

The role will suit you if…

…you are passionate about sports fundraising events, enjoy organising and being busy, and if you are motivated by working towards ambitious KPIs. You’ll be naturally enthusiastic and a great communicator, comfortable using your own initiative and managing your own workload. The role will suit you if you want to strengthen your experience of working in sporting events with an organisation taking forward an ambitious and award-winning digital programme. You will need to have ambition to match, and value the opportunity to learn new things.

You will need:

  • Strong project management experience of sports fundraising events, from planning to execution
  • Knowledge of the main third part sporting events in the UK
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to manage income and expenditure budgets
  • A commitment to excellent donor care
  • Organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a busy and varied workload
  • Knowledge and understanding of fundraising supporter journeys
  • The motivation to ‘test, learn and refine’ to ensure steady growth of our events and budget
  • Some knowledge and understanding of asthma is desirable
  • Experience of working with those fundraising in memory is desirable

This is a great place to work!

With around 80 people, we are a tight team working together successfully to stop asthma attacks and cure asthma. We offer substantial benefits, including 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays). Our recent staff survey shows that alongside having a high-performance culture, Asthma UK is a great place to work, with excellent opportunities for development.

For more information and to apply please visit the Asthma UK website or click on the Apply link now!

Closing date for applications: midnight on Wednesday 5th June 2019.

First interview: week commencing 10th June 2019. Please note that we may interview candidates before this date if appropriate.

Second interview: week commencing 17th June 2019.

Please ensure you are available for interview on these dates.

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