Challenge and Events Manager

Closing date: 11 April 2021
Fundraising Business Development Events
  • Salary circa £28,000 per year
  • Location Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Health, Medical
  • Job Reference : Challenge and Events Manager

Isabel Hospice was founded in 1982 and since then has been committed to delivering outstanding palliative care across Eastern Hertfordshire either in the patient’s home, our In-Patient Unit, or for wellbeing and rehabilitation at our Living Well Hubs.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a highly organised, creative and dynamic individual to run our Challenge & Events programme. Our varied events portfolio will offer a real chance for the right person to drive real change/success in the type of events we offer, and lead on, and create exciting new live and virtual events to engage our audience.

You role:

  • To plan, lead and deliver a successful portfolio of Isabel and Challenge (3rd party) Events, including runs, walks, swims, golf days and much more.
  • To provide excellent stewardship, top class event management and memorable experiences for our supporters.
  • To manage events budgets and be responsible for achieving targets and working to KPIs
  • To be innovative, brave and always looking for the next new thing
  • To work as part of a successful and enthusiastic team of fundraisers that are passionate about the charity and work together to achieve success
  • Able to use your own initiative and make decisions that will benefit our event supporters.
  • A great people person able to secure event partnerships and sponsorship opportunities to improve ROI.
  • A multitasker you will be able to manage event management requirements with ongoing stewardship of our 3rd party eventers on a day to day basis.

Person specification:

  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a fundraising team
  • Confident, motivated & highly skilled in event management
  • An excellent and innovative fundraiser
  • Knowledge of and ability to use Charity databases
  • Experience of successfully managing multiple projects at the same time
  • Experience of running charity events (ideally sports events)
  • Experience of managing events budgets
  • Strong administrative skills (written and numerical)
  • Digitally savvy with knowledge of event platforms and portals.
  • Car and driving license essential

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.