Sporting Events Officer

Closed: 14 November 2021
Fundraising Events

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  • Salary Circa £27,000 per year
  • Location CB21, Cambridge
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Health, Medical
  • Job Reference : SEO21

The Sporting Events Team at Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) is responsible for securing income from individuals and groups fundraising through sporting events, and effectively account managing relationships to maximise income.

Due to the recent success of the Sporting Events Team in securing new partnership opportunities we are growing the team, and as such this is a new role.

As Sporting Events Officer, you will play a significant part in contributing to a high-performing team working to recruit supporters to fundraise for Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) across a variety of UK sporting events such as the London Marathon, Ride London and the Great North Run as well as UK and overseas challenge events and bespoke virtual products. You will drive the continued growth of the charity’s sporting and challenge event fundraising income and account manage our third-party sporting and challenge events portfolio, with excellent organisation and planning skills.

Main tasks of the role:

  • Support the Sporting Events Manager / Head of Sporting Events in delivering the Sporting Events strategy for ARUK to increase income within this stream.
  • Successful account management of third party event organisers and suppliers.
  • Collaborate within the charity to maximise fundraising opportunities, marketing, supporter engagement, and communication channels.
  • Effective data management, including of the team’s budget and financial reporting.
  • Provide excellent customer service to existing fundraising supporters to acknowledge support and increase long-term loyalty.

What we’re looking for:

  • Relationship Management experience.
  • Ability to manage a busy and varied workload.
  • Experience of fundraising in a sporting context (personal or professional).
  • Experience of developing strategy and managing budgets.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Experience working in digital and with online communities.
  • Full driving license with access to own vehicle.
  • Willingness to work occasional weekends and evenings.

Location: Hybrid - Home & Granta Park, near Cambridge.

Salary: Circa £27,000 per annum, plus benefits

Please download the Vacancy Pack for more details.

The closing date for applications is the 14 November 2021, with interviews likely to be held on the 23 November 2021. We would encourage applicants to submit their application at the earliest opportunity as the closing date may be brought forward at any time. Should we wish to contact you to arrange an earlier interview this will be arranged based on the availability of the candidate and the panel.

In order to be considered, please create an online account using our Online Recruitment System which can be accessed through our Job Vacancies Page. You will be able to attach a CV and covering letter to your application, track your application and view other vacancies that may be of interest.

To view further details about this role and the benefits of working for us please visit the Alzheimer’s Research UK website.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.