Would you like the opportunity to bring your extensive experience of fundraising events management and delivery, a head for strategy, creative flair, a hands-on can-do approach to revolutionise our programme? We’d love to hear from you!
You will be responsible for delivering Impetus’ events strategy and programme and managing our events, communications and associated stakeholders for the projects. As part of the new development of the programme, we would ideally like to secure further sponsorship for some of our events.
The events programme is a very significant core of Impetus fundraising development, cultivation and stewardship of key donors and partners from the Private Equity industry and beyond, bringing in approximately £2 million gross annually. Key donors thrive on the opportunity to come together through Impetus events and the programme is a critical mainstay of relationship development.
Part of the Philanthropy team which raises income for Impetus and for Impetus partner charities, The team consists of eight staff, expanding to eleven with the recruitment of three new hires to help us implement our new strategy. Impetus has an annual income of c.£7-8 million which we are looking to grow to £10 million within the next few years. The team is led by the Director of Philanthropy and Partnerships who you will report to and work closely with, and line manage one team member.
We work with major donors, corporates and grant making trusts and collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation to ensure we make a compelling case to generate new financial commitments and wider support for our work. The team also delivers a high-quality engagement programme of volunteering and pro bono for Impetus’s corporate supporters as well as the events programme, including a gala dinner which raises over £1m annually.
You will be joining a team that is passionate, rigorous, determined, creative and warm. We care deeply for our colleagues, our charity partners and the young people we serve.
Impetus transforms the lives of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds by ensuring they get the right support to succeed in school, in work and in life.
We find, fund and build the most promising charities working with these young people, providing core funding and working shoulder-to-shoulder with their leaders to help them become stronger organisations.
How to apply
The application deadline for this position is rolling and we welcome your application when you are ready. We are assessing applications as we receive them. Please send your CV in the first instance to Charlotte Wilmot, Director, Eardley Wilmot, email@example.com who is working with us on this appointment. Similarly, if you would like to hear more about the role or the work of Impetus and receive a full job description , please do not hesitate to contact Charlotte at any time.
Subsequently, you will be asked to provide a cover letter referencing your experience and motivations reflecting the criteria of the person specification for consideration for interview.
As part of our commitment to flexible working we are open to considering a range of options for the successful applicant, and all options can be discussed.
Impetus is an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, or marital status. We value diversity and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.