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Special Events Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Events

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £38k per year

  • Contact :

    ryan.elmer@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7313

  • Job ref:

    HQ00038963

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Consultant:

    Ryan Elmer

We are working with a growing children's charity to find an Events and Celebrity Engagement Manager on a full time, temporary basis, covering whilst they find someone longer term. This role will focus on the charity's special events portfolio and line manage the Senior Events Officer and be for around 3 months. However, an extension is possible.


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