Special Events Fundraising Executive

Special Events Fundraising Executive

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  • Sector:

    Fundraising, Events

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  • Salary:

    £22,366 - 24,651 per year

  • Contact :

    Dagmara Wolosiuk-De Paula

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7315

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a leading children charity in their search for an enthusiastic Special Events Fundraising Executive in order to cover busy period of 12 months.

Special Events Fundraising Executive will support event managers with the development and delivery of their events, by attending committee meetings, carrying out tasks such as securing prizes, recruiting volunteers, managing small suppliers and completing admin tasks to agreed standards and deadlines.
They will support the event managers by building effective relationships with senior volunteers by
attending committee meetings, typing up meeting minutes and working with committees on
specific tasks such as securing prizes.
They will carry out research for the development of events, such as researching new venues and prize partners.
They will draft and produce written correspondence such as letters, impact reports and other
documents as required, using word processing, databases and spreadsheets to required standards.
They will undertake and lead specific fundraising projects as required to support the department s
They will organise and co-ordinate logistics for internal and external meetings on behalf of the team.
They will provide financial administrative assistance to budget holders, including processing invoices,
placing orders, undertaking financial analysis, cash handling and banking in line with the charity s
policies and procedures.

Person Specification:
Experience of successfully working in a customer focussed environment and confidently liaising
both across teams internally and with senior contacts externally to support departmental activities.
To deliver a high standard of relationship management to Senior Volunteers by thoroughly
preparing and following up from meetings, accurately recording income and keeping accurate
records of supporter and event activity.
Experience of building effective relationships through face to face interactions with internal and
external stakeholders.
Well developed written and verbal communication skills to deliver fundraising pitches, ideas and
event updates to a range of audiences in a clear, inspiring and confident way.
Ability to organise and plan own work, juggle competing demands, manage projects and establish
clear timelines and priorities in order to meet agreed objectives.
Proficiency in using Windows based software packages including word processing, spreadsheets, email and the internet. Experience of Raisers Edge or a comparable fundraising CRM package is desirable but not essential; training provided.
Deadline for this role is 12th January at 8am
Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.