Events Manager

7 days left

Recruiter
Harris Hill Charity Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Expires
28 Sep 2017
Sector
Childcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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