Community and Events Manager

Community and Events Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Fundraising, Community, Events

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £17 per hour

  • Contact :

    Dagmara Wolosiuk - DePaula

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7315

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months, 1 Day

  • Closing date:


  • Posted:


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A great opportunity has arisen for a Community and Events Manager in order to manage and implement a programme of events in line with the fundraising annual income target. The successful candidate will also create and agree the strategic development of the charity event programme.
This will be a full-time role for an approximately 3 months.

Please send your CV ASAP to Dagmara.depaula@harrishill.co.uk

Key Responsibilities will include:

Each year a target will be agreed for community and Events the Event manager will take the lead in delivering the agreed targets.
There are a number of traditional events that must also be in the programme to include but not restricted to the annual charity golf day, concerts, ball and the walk.
The event manager will work closely with the Community fundraiser to support and promote active challenge events.
To be support and a guide for the implementation of community fundraising plans. Whilst developing the Community Fundraiser to take greater control as time elapses.
To manage key relationships and liaise with, organisations, groups and individuals who hold events for the charity.
To provide support for the community fundraiser to develop and deliver community or third party fundraising events.
To work with the corporate manager to help establish and further develop relationships with local businesses, initiatives that will include sponsorship of events, advertising and stewardship.
To actively seek new ways to grow our supporter database through community and events
To recruit, brief and manage volunteer staff working on community and event projects
Be strategic and work with the management leadership team to Identify and develop new fundraising/event opportunities.
Manage risk assessment process for events, visit all appropriate event venues and carry out detailed risk assessments for all events
Follow best practise ensuring all events comply with the organisations insurance and health and safety guidelines
To manage projects and event participation, marketing and income through the use of Raiser s Edge.
Own and manage overall with appropriate delegation to the community fundraiser the community and event annual P&L

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

Significant experience and proven track record in organising profitable events
Experience of creating and working with events, project budgets and project management of events.
Ability to manage a P&L
Able to manage staff working at events
Strong organisation skills
Good project management skills
Good public speaker
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to plan and prioritise a varied and busy workload
Proficient IT user
Informed understanding of the key elements of successful charity events
Ability to identify and implement new ideas for fundraising events
Knowledge and understanding of completing risk assessments
Ability to deal with people at all levels including celebrities and patrons
Ability to work with colleagues in many different disciplines
Knowledge and experience of using Raiser s Edge database
Broad understanding of charity legislation as it applies to fundraising events, Gift Aid etc.