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Events Fundraising Officer

Job Description

Based at Head Office, Barkingside, Greater London

At Barnardo’s, we believe in children. Our purpose is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo’s dream of a world where no child is turned away from the help that they need. Now we need you to play your part in making that vision a reality.

We are looking for an experienced event fundraiser with a demonstrable background of event fundraising to deliver our challenge event portfolio. You will be an integral member of the Challenge Event and Community Fundraising team, working closely with the Senior Events Managers to grow Challenge Event income, across our running, cycling and extreme challenges programme. Working on events such as Virgin Money London Marathon, Great North Run, RideLondon and our Celebrity Borneo trek, you will have experience of generating income growth and driving excellent supporter experience through the delivery of event management. You will have substantial experience of working with event companies and third parties, as well as process management. You will be an excellent communicator, confident in managing a portfolio of event supporters, delivering high value stewardship in order to increase life-time value to Barnardo’s. You will have a good understanding of working with fundraising volunteers and the principles of community fundraising. You will use your creative skills and initiative to seek ways to improve our fundraising events offering. You will be confident managing multiple events, delivering them on time and within budget.

Reporting to one of the Senior Events Managers, this role will offer the successful candidate a great opportunity to work in a supportive working environment with lots of potential for learning and development. If you are an ambitious and driven fundraiser, we are looking to hear from you.

For further information and to apply, please click on the apply button to be redirected to our website.

Closing date: 18 October 2017.

Interview date: w/c 30 October 2017.

Barnardo’s Registered Charity Nos 216250 and SC037605.