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Head of Events

NFP People
Homebased UK nationwide
£42000 Per Annum
Closing date
25 Jul 2021

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Head of Events

We’re looking for a Head of Events to lead the talented events team and deliver a programme of award-winning events targeting supporters, beneficiaries and professionals to deliver engagement and income.

Position: Head of Events

Location: Homebased, U.K nationwide

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: £42,000 per annum (inner London weighting £3,299 per annum/pro rata or outer London weighting £1,755 per annum/pro rata may be applied in accordance to where you live)

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.

Closing Date: 25 July 2021

Interview Date: 4 August 2021

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic interviews may be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application

The Role

Following an internal review, the Head of Events will embed processes that establish you as the internal expert on events, advising internal stakeholders on when and how best to use this channel to meet business objectives.

Working to briefs supplied by supporter, beneficiary and professional audience specialists, your team will deliver activity that meets a clear and insight-informed audience need.

About You

As Head of Events, you will have experience of using processes and systems to increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of event delivery, and of strategic evaluations of event products as part of a wider portfolio.

Most crucially, your leadership of the Events team will motivate, engage and enable the Events team to meet targets and drive effective team performance.

Please note that this is a home based role with a requirement to work in one of our Stroke Association hubs on an ad-hoc basis.

The charity is working to build a more diverse organisation. One where it recognises and promotes everyone’s individuality with kindness, and where it harnesses the value and diversity that everyone brings to help deliver its goals. We encourage applications from anyone who wants to be part of that future. And in particular, we would encourage anyone with lived experience of stroke to apply.

To fulfil the role, you must have the right to work in the U.K

You will be asked to submit your CV and a covering letter of no more than two pages demonstrating how you meet the person specification and what you bring to the role in terms of your skills and experience.

In return…

This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke and to raise stroke awareness in the local population. The charity offers a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.

About the Organisation

Rebuilding lives after stroke.

Everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there. The organisation provides specialist support, funds critical research and campaigns to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives. Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join the team.

You may also have experience in areas such as Head of Events, Events Manager, Director of Events, Head of Community Events, Head of Events Fundraising, Director of Fundraising Events, Events Fundraising Manager, Community and Events Fundraising, Events Fundraiser, Community Fundraiser, Senior Events Fundraiser, Income Generation, Event Management, Conference Manager, Conference Director, Challenge Events, Challenge, Challenge Fundraiser, Challenge Fundraising, Events and Partnerships Manager, Head of Special Events, Head of Charity Events, Head of Community Events, Director of Community and Events Fundraising.


We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Find Us
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR
United Kingdom
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