Project Manager - Fundraising Auctions and Prize Draws

Comic Relief
London (Central), London (Greater)
01 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Project Manager - Fundraising Auctions and Prize Draws

6 Month Fixed Term Contract


Working as part of the Public Fundraising Team, project manage and drive forwards an exciting opportunity to deliver high profile fundraising auction/s for Sport Relief 2020. Coordinating all aspects of the auction/s and work collaboratively with colleagues across the charity including Broadcast/Creative, Talent, Marketing, Communications, Legal and Assurance. Managing the project team and external stakeholder to deliver the project on time and maximising income.

Key Accountabilities / Objectives

·         Project manage fundraising auctions and prize draws for Sport Relief 2020 to ensure maximised income.

·         Running project meetings to ensure all internal teams are clear on their responsible delivery and time frames.

·         Ensure all auction items are confirmed on time, within budget, with a clear understanding of how the fulfilment of each auction item will work.

·         Work with internal teams to liaise with high profile third parties who have offered auction items.

·         In some cases negotiating gifts in kind from external companies and businesses.

·         Work with relevant internal departments to agree terms and conditions of the auction/s and auction items.

·         Managing the gathering of assets required for the auction/s, pictures and item descriptions.

·         Be the point of contact for third party auction/s provider.

·         Coordinate internal teams to ensure marketing plans are in place for each of the items.

·         Manage the limited budget, and seeking alternative solutions when resources are insufficient.

Essential Education and Skills

·         Significant experience of planning, leading and execution of large scale projects in a matrix management structure

·         Proven track record in managing high profile fundraising initiatives.

·         Experience of digital fundraising.

·         Previous experience of prize draws and auctions desirable.

Key Competencies

·         Exceptional networking, negotiating, influencing and persuading skills.

·         Effective Communication skills, written and oral. Ability to deal confidently and professionally with internal and external parties.

·         Organisation and prioritisation – confident managing time, energy and resources in most suitable way for best outcome.

·         Relationship and stakeholder management - foster relationships with new and existing Comic Relief stakeholders.

·         Pro activity and can do attitude – shows a positive, fun and solution orientated attitude.

·         Multi-tasking - proven ability to handle multiple tasks under extreme pressure.

·         Risk management - able to identify and manage risks to minimise impact to project.

To apply please visit our website via the link and apply online.

Role closes - 12:00pm, 21st Aug 2019 BST (Europe/London)

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