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Events and Celebrity Engagement Manager

Events and Celebrity Engagement Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Events

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £38k per year

  • Contact :

    Gemma Boyle

  • Contact email:

    gemma.boyle@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7326

  • Job ref:

    HQ00038954

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Closing date:

    2019-03-08

  • Posted:

    2019-03-25

We are working with a growing children's charity to find an Events and Celebrity Engagement Manager on a 12 month maternity contract. This role will focus on the charity's special events portfolio and line manage the Senior Events Officer.

Duties and responsibilities: 

- To work on the special events programme, working on budgets and ensuring smooth running of the existing events for the year
- Manage the events committee, ensuring involvement and support is relevant
- Line managing a senior events officer
- Secure fundraising prizes to maximise profit from events, which includes auction, silent auction and raffle items, and build relationships with prize donors to secure ongoing support
- Research and secure sponsorship for events using warm contacts and cold approaches

Skills and experience:

- Significant experience of delivering Special (Fundraising) events
- A proven ability to network, build relationships and engage with a range of stakeholders, including high value stakeholders such as major donors
- A proven track record of achieving financial and engagement targets and maximising funds
- Confident speaking with stakeholders and ability to influence
- Experience working with committees and volunteers
- Line management experience