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Challenge Events Manager

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Challenge Events Manager to join an ambitious team. The role sits with a health related charity based in central London. 

  • As a Challenge Events Manager you will lead the Third Party and DIY team of five and you will be responsible for their development and learning.

  • You will work with the Senior Events Manager on developing the strategy for the third party and DIY challenge events programmes

  • You will deliver the Challenge Events (third party and DIY) portfolio

  • You will develop and monitor the annual budget for the third party and DIY challenge events programme

  • you will work closely with teams across Fundraising and Engagement to drive income, collaboration and high levels of engagement

  • With your understanding of how to use insight, data and market trends to identify opportunities and make recommendations


In order to be successful, you must have experienced :

  • Of successfully delivering third party and DIY challenge events programmes, including recruitment of participants, development of supporter journeys and stewardship communications to meet projected income

  • Experience of working with external agencies on challenge events

  • Understanding of effective marketing channels and techniques for driving participation in third party and DIY challenge events via digital channels

  • Experience leading projects and guiding and directing other team members to deliver against objectives

  • Line management experience



Benefits include: 33 days (plus eight bank holidays)

8% employer pension contribution (Aviva) or access to continue NHS Pension


Salary: £37,000-£40,000 per annum

Contract type: Permanent, full time  37.5 hrs per week

Location: Central London, hybrid working with 2 days in the office

Deadline: on rolling basis

Interview date: week starting 26th February

Recruitment process: CV and supporting statement to


If this sounds like you, then please do get in touch ASAP!


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