Special Events Manager

Harris Hill
£43,552 - 55,253 per year
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Fundraising, Events Fundraising
Health & Medical
Full Time
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Harris Hill are delighted to be working exclusively with a wonderful national cancer charity in their search for the Special Events Manager.

The post holder will have responsibility for project managing and implementing the special events programme and annual events calendar for the charity. They will deliver high value cultivation events and oversee major ticketed special events . They will hold the masterplan for all mid to major engagement events and will work in partnership with colleagues to deliver and support the delivery of the special events programme; UK wide. They will manage a Special Events Fundraiser in this role.
The post holder will establish collaborative working relationships both internally with other senior staff across the organisation and externally with volunteers and other key stakeholders. They will contribute to the development and implementation of the charity s overall plans, ensuring the programme of special events is meeting awareness and fundraising needs.

Key skills and experience:

Significant special event fundraising experience
Proven experience of working to and delivering fundraising targets.
Proven experience of working with high value donors and managing committees or boards to hit fundraising targets.
Experience of setting and working within budgets.
Evidence of creativity and innovation with proven strategic planning skills.
A self-starter with strong team working skills, excellent organisational and administrative skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong presentation and IT skills.
Able to work under pressure and remain focused in a fast-paced, open plan office environment, manage frequent interruptions and monitor and prioritise a constantly changing workload.
Adaptable and flexible, confident and personable around wealthy and influential individuals, able to put others at ease and comfortable in the arena of major gift work.

If you want to learn more and receive a full job description please contact Dagmara and send her a CV at Harris Hill on dagmara.depaula@harrishill.co.uk or call her on 02078207315.
The hiring manager is seeing candidates as their applications come in so please get in touch asap.

Salary is 43,552 - 55,253 inc. London Weighting

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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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