Events and Fundraising Executive

Closing date: Sunday, July 28, 2024
Administration Fundraising Project Management Major Donor Major Donor
  • Salary £22,000 - £25,000 per year
  • Location London, Greater London (On-site)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Health
  • Job Reference :

The Events and Fundraising Executive will play a crucial role in the design and delivery of the Lady Garden Foundation’s varied annual calendar of fundraising events which include charity lunches, brand collaborations and our bi-annual Gala Evening, This role is unique, from the breadth of responsibilities, to the ownership it allows for an individual to flourish and grow in their role. 

We are looking for a confident, outgoing individual, comfortable in managing competing priorities and who is able to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders. The successful candidate will be energetic, flexible and reliable in their day to day activities, have a keen eye for detail and excellent writing and organisational skills. In return we offer a role in a growing, enthusiastic, fast moving team and the opportunity to make a real difference.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support the management and delivery of fundraising events including multiple major donor events, challenge events, brand collaborations and others as required.

  • Stakeholder management (charity co-founders, trustees, guests, donors and sponsors) relating to the fundraising events

  • Liaise with external events and related suppliers to ensure LGF team and co-founder needs are aligned

  • Responsible for managing communications to guests, participants, attendees, manage enquiries and volunteers

  • Data management of donors across all events in CRM (Donorfy)

  • Undertake admin and clerical tasks - e.g. mailings, send outs, phone/email enquiries etc…

  • Alongside the Communications and Awareness officer provide copy and update for the events section of the website

  • Manage event equipment and stock

  • Attend events when required, including occasional weekends and evenings and provide support to the wider team when required.

  • Support with marketing activities of events including social media and email campaigns

  • Support with capturing content for the Lady Garden Foundation’s social media sites - Instagram, Facebook and Tiktok (possibly Twitter) as well as website, including support with writing blogs, posts and  multimedia content 

  • Awareness and research of key health issues and updates in the gynae arena (general)

  • Awareness and research of activity from other charities within the sector (general)

  •  To undertake other duties across the Lady Garden Foundation that may be required.

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office

  • A good understanding of the charity landscape including Fundraising Regulations 

  • Effective diary management including your own 

  • Ability to manage multiple activities at one time including direction from multiple individuals

  • An understanding of women’s health issues and the gynae landscape including the five gynaecological cancers.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Person Specification:

This is a front-facing role and the post holder will need to identify and exhibit behaviours which promote our values and purpose. The right candidate will demonstrate a flexible approach, and an affinity and empathy with our charity

  • Animated and enthusiastic

  • High energy and reliable

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a larger team

  • Ability to use initiative and work positively and independently 

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in all areas of work 

  • Demonstrable time management skills

  • Passion for our cause

Desirable Skills:

  • Some event industry and charity experience

  • Experience of using the Microsoft Office suite software

  • Confident using MS Teams, Zoom and similar platforms (preferred) 

  • Experience of using CRM software

  • Confident in sharing ideas and knowledge

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: 

The Lady Garden Foundation  recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and lived experiences.