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Events Manager

Harris Hill
£41k per year
Closing date
12 Nov 2021

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Fundraising, Events Fundraising
Children & Youth
Full Time
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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!

Key responsibilities:

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

Person specification:

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


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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