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Events Manager

North London, London, London
£35,000 to £36,000
Job Type
25 Apr 2024

Event Manager

The Event Manager will help drive fundraising of vital unrestricted funds through managing and supporting on a wide-ranging portfolio of Fundraising and Stewardship events. The main annual event for this role is a gala. You MUST have experience managing galas for this role.

This role will play a significant part in a high paced, varied team and will work to deliver first class events to raise ambitious financial targets. The Event team collaborates with all fundraising functions and this role will act as a thought leader to develop new events that move the needle for the organisation, and will allow income streams to unlock income in existing donors and bring new supporters to the organisation.

The Event Manager will report to the Head of Events and line manage the UK Event Officer, providing guidance and supporting this role to develop their skill set.

Job Specifications

Qualifications and Experience:

4-6 years relevant experience of working in a fundraising event function.

Experience of working on multiple projects concurrently

Experience of organising and conceptualising events and delivering against targets

Experience sourcing materials to develop, copy write and edit content

Experience leading the management of an event committee.

Experience as a line manager (Preferred)

Experience of organising virtual events, ideally using systems such as Zoom Webinar, Instagram Live and Eventbrite.

Internal/External Relationships

Internal: This role will collaborate with the Communications, Philanthropy, Private Sector Partnerships and Institutional Partnerships teams based globally to support the charities global strategy for resource mobilisation.

External: This role will recruit, manage and steward the annual event committee, UK Board of Trustees and other volunteers as well as donors.

Working hours

Work hours will be predominantly from the Monday to Thursday from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm and Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm as the charity operates a condensed working week, with longer hours Monday- Thursday in order to offer early finishes on Friday, where possible.

Flexible office working, with 1-2 days a week in the London Office required.

Lead and manage the organisation and implementation oevents (50%)

Lead and project manage annual event to raise over £1m, working with internal and external stakeholders to create an iconic fundraising moment for the organisation.

Manage existing cultivation and fundraising events and create new dynamic, bespoke events around other events.

Lead on management of event volunteers and boards.

Develop Third Party Event Strategy and Portfolio (20%)

Work with Head of Events to create and launch a global Third-party event strategy.

Develop relationships with Trustees, advisors, internal stakeholders and partners.

Develop suite of standardized assets, processes and pitching documents for different levels of events and options.

Support the Head of Events to develop the event fundraising strategy to deliver event income in line with annual targets (10%)

Support the Head of Events with the running of market leading world-class events for the charity.

Work closely with income streams in order to understand their priorities and objectives.

Annually evaluate the portfolio of events and ROI.

Ensure systems and processes are in place to effectively develop and manage all events (10%)

Support the Head of Events in monitoring of income and expense budgets for all events, including paying close attention to ROI on an ongoing basis, including against year to date and plan.

Line Manage Event Officer (10%)

Responsible for people management aspect of direct report of Event officer.

Inspire the Event officer and lead with passion to develop team member in line with their ambition.

Meet with direct report, build capacity, performance manage, develop, motivate the event officer.

You MUST have experience managing galas for this role.

For more information, Please call Leonie at love Success.

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  • Job Reference: 1305345978-2
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Love Success
  • Location: North London, London, London
  • Salary: £35,000 to £36,000
  • Job Type: Permanent