Senior Fundraising Executive (Challenges & Mass Pax)
Position: Senior Fundraising Executive - Challenge Events & Mass Participation (2 positions available)
Location: Central London, WC1N
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: 9am, Monday 6th August
About the role:
The Community Department are seeking two experienced Senior Fundraising Executives to join their events team, one within Challenge Events and one within the Mass Participation Team.
The Challenge Events team manages a diverse portfolio of third party sporting fundraising events, which currently includes Virgin Money London Marathon, Royal Parks Half Marathon, Prudential RideLondon – Surrey 100, Brighton Marathon and many more. The challenge events team also manages a portfolio of events for Sparks, the children’s medical research charity, who became part of the family in 2017 and this role involves support of Sparks event delivery.
The Mass Participation team manages a diverse portfolio of mass participation fundraising events and products, which currently includes RBC Race for the Kids, London Santa Dash, Bake It Better as well as a tower climb event.
Both teams have seen incremental growth over the past three years and there are ambitious plans to grow significantly further in 2018-19 and beyond.
Both post holders will be a key member of the team, taking ownership of project delivery as well as strategic input and helping to drive growth through the marketing and engagement plans. The roles will offer huge possibilities to expand your skills and knowledge, as well as work with a world-famous hospital and brand.
They’re looking for candidates with a real passion for and expertise in Challenge and Mass Participation events.
Specifically, you will:
- Have significant experience within a fundraising environment, within events / challenge events / mass participations and / or community fundraising.
- Have proven experience of effective event / project / account management.
- Have experience of building marketing plans, ideally on a multi-channel basis.
- Be an excellent communicator at all levels, with great written and oral presentation skills.
- Be able to multi-task in a busy environment, solve problems and be innovative.
- Have great business acumen and be able to think strategically
- Be positive and approachable, especially with their supporters.
Every day brings new challenges for our client. Every day, 619 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Without donations, they can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Their staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.
You may have experience of the following: , Mass Participation, Events, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Event Management, Community Fundraising, Account Management, Sales Executive, Business Development Executive, Account Manager, etc.
How to Apply:
Please state in your application should you be interested in one or both roles being advertised (you will only need to complete one application).
Our client reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should suitable applications be received. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment.
This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.