A great opportunity has arisen for an Event Manager for a leading children charity in order to lead a portfolio of high value fundraising and stewardship events, maintaining strong relationships with some of the charity s closest and most important supporters. Delivering both existing events and driving forward new initiatives which maximise vital unrestricted income and generate committed long-term engagement and opportunities from a high value audience.
Please Apply ASAP!
Lead a schedule of events, maximising existing high value volunteer board and committee-led events and lead the creative development of new fundraising and stewardship event opportunities both externally and internally.
Lead and develop relationships with high value volunteer event boards, committee members, senior staff, and senior corporate contacts, maximising their support through providing outstanding donor care, and securing high level buy in and support for new and existing events
Devise, test, and drive forward the strategy for high value event concepts to maximise income and opportunities for growth
Provide line management and development support for Senior Event Officers and Event Officers
Accountable for income targets and expenditure
Substantial experience of project managing complex fundraising events to meet or exceed agreed income targets in excess of 100k.
Proven experience of developing and stewarding excellent relationships with senior level supporters.
Experience of working with and managing fundraising committees or boards.
Experience of managing external suppliers and understanding agreements and contracts.
Proficient in the use of Raiser s Edge or equivalent database.
Excellent and effective communication and interpersonal skills
Able to build rapport and influence High-net-worth individuals, senior stakeholders, and organisations
Confident IT skills - Microsoft Office