Fundraising Events Manager

  • £25,000-£28,000
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Reed Specialist Recruitment

I am working with a leading charity who are looking for a Fundraising Manager for their Events and Community sector. The role itself would be hybrid and 35hrs a week. In this position my client is looking for someone to develop and maximise income from a varied events programme, including 1 big fun event that's held annually.

Key responsibilities:

** Key lead on the existing fundraising events programme including special events, mass participation events, challenge events and third party events

** Ensure that event participants are supported with fundraising and are assisted to raise as much money as possible.

** Project manage events to the highest standard ensuring best return on investment whilst monitoring costs and maximising income.

** Research and identify new event opportunities, working with other team members as necessary.

** Manage and develop the existing fundraising portfolio to achieve income targets, in support of companies Fundraising Strategy.

** Monitor the impact and success of fundraising initiatives in terms of financial outcome, PR and publicity and use the findings to enhance future activities.

** Attend fundraising and promotional events to enhance knowledge.

** Provide talks and presentations about companies work and raise the profile of the charity across the region as required.

** Ensure that expenditure budgets for which the role has responsibility are well controlled and costs remain within budget.

** Be responsible for ensuring appropriate risk management systems are in place to safeguard the charity’s staff, supporters, volunteers etc

What we need from you:

** Background in a similar role

** Event management experience

** Ability to look after budgets

** Self starter

** Confidence in speaking at events and written skills

** The role will require occasional travel to meeting and events. Some weekend or evening work may also be required and time off in lieu will be given**

If you would like to find out more then get in touch ASAP!

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