Challenge Events Officer (2 days a week)

Challenge Events Officer (2 days a week)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Fundraising, Events

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  • Salary:

    £15.05 - 16.48 per hour

  • Contact :

    Dagmara Wolosiuk - DePaula

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7315

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months, 1 Day

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  • Posted:


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A great opportunity has arisen for a Temporary Challenge Events Officer (part-time, 2 days a week) in order to cover busy period of approximately 2 months for a national charity based in central London.

You will be a key member of the Engagement and Communications Directorate, working closely with the Marketing and Communications Manager and Head of Development. You will also work with teams across the charity including the Communications, Commercial and Events Directorate. You will also liaise with external suppliers and engage with the general public.

Please apply ASAP !

Key Responsibilities will include:

Promote the team places in challenge events including the award winning Half Marathon, Virgin Money London Marathon and a growing portfolio of additional events. Recruit runners with a multi-channel marketing campaign through the charity website, email marketing, social media and other external media platforms
Engage, inform and motivate runners from recruitment to race day and beyond, via regular email and telephone communications, training opportunities and events, to achieve their fundraising goals
Work with the Data Manager to use Salesforce to track donor data, provide accurate forecasting, and develop a donor cultivation plan
Oversee the development of collateral and team branded items, including running vests and cheer station materials

In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

Proven experience in challenge events and data management
Experience in a customer facing role, engaging and liaising with visitors, participants, audiences and or volunteers
Experience in using a Customer Relationship Management platform, Salesforce or similar
Outstanding written / verbal communication skills and a confident phone manner.
Good understanding of communications and marketing functions.
Excellent copy writing skills for print and digital platforms, with the ability to adapt to a wide range of audiences.
Excellent IT skills, including operational use of the Microsoft Office suite, databases, CMS, internet, email marketing systems and social media channels.
Strong planning and prioritising skills with the ability to multitask and manage several outputs simultaneously with a keen eye for detail.
Strong interpersonal skills, able to work across teams and maintain positive relationships. A firm commitment to delivering exceptional customer care.