Events Manager

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Harris Hill Charity Recruitment
31 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Harris Hill are excited to be working with a brilliant charity to find an Events Project Manager for a One Year Fixed Term Contract. This is an exciting opportunity to plan, manage and develop the charity's mass participation event, bringing in participants and income.Please note that commute/transport costs are covered in this role in addition to salaryMain duties:- Develop and deliver, creative and effective marketing plans for the event correct audiences are approached, being the main point of contact for communications- Manage the expenditure budgets and annual income, ensuring all expenditure is kept within approved budgets- Recruit and manage participants, event volunteers / co-ordinate all staff travel, accommodation and itineraries over the event weekend- Cultivate positive working relationships with key partners/service providers agreeing expected service levels and responsibilities- Develop and implement effective communication plans with event participants to promote fundraising and training for the challenge- Encourage fundraising techniques to generate high income, online giving and maximise the number of gift aid eligible donations. Ensure all sponsorship income is thanked in a timely manner and is correctly recorded and allocated on databasePerson Specification:-Significant experience of Event Management within a Fundraising team, working to reach income targets for events and recruiting/managing participants and volunteers-The ability to develop the communications plan, demonstrating a creative flair with regards to the look and feel of events and how they are put out to the audience-Excellent people management and interpersonal skills; a real people person able to engage and motivate a very wide range of people-Highly organised. Able to project manage, plan, balance and cope with competing priorities-Highly computer literate and a competent user of charity fundraising databases; able to generate reports for analysis-Willing and able to work occasional evenings and weekends and to travel