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In the past 18 months Dementia UK has developed a successful virtual event fundraising program that has provided a new income stream and access to new audiences. Dementia UK is expanding the virtual events team to ensure that we have the capacity to maintain and develop this new income stream.
Purpose of Job
To coordinate a portfolio of virtual events, including a series of Facebook challenge events expected to raise over £2 million per year. You’ll be responsible for the end-to-end coordination of all virtual events, delivering marketing plans with the support of an agency that drive participant numbers and income, and stewardship journeys that provide excellent supporter experiences. You’ll keep abreast of developments in virtual events, spotting opportunities and making recommendations on how to grow and diversify the virtual events programme. Working with the Virtual Events Manager, you’ll develop and test new virtual event propositions and evaluate their effectiveness.
Please see attached job description for further details.
Interviews: 7th and 8th February 2022
In order to complete your application for the above role, we require you to answer the questions attached.
As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we shortlist on the basis of responses to the application questions only. Although we need a CV, it will not be used to shortlist and so candidates need to make sure they fully answer the questions.
The RCR is a great place to work, with an ambitious agenda. At the forefront of the health agenda, our members diagnose and treat cancer, heart disease, stroke and more, while leading on innovations including AI, skills mix and community diagnostic hubs. As COVID-19 recedes and the cancer backlog rises up the agenda, our members’ work and views have never been more important.
We are looking to recruit a RCR Learning Executive – Maternity cover to join our Directorate of Education and Professional Practice. This role sits within the RCR Learning Team which is a core function of The College, the team works closely with our members and fellows to develop high quality and relevant resources and events to support the ongoing development of Radiologists and Oncologists in the UK and around the world. The RCR Learning Executive will support the RCR Learning team in developing and delivering a programme of high-quality educational events and digital learning resources.
This role will suit an individual with effective interpersonal skills as necessary to this role is the ability to work collaboratively with a second RCR Learning Executive and a Learning Coordinator to share information in support of the planning and delivery of educational programmes with colleagues across The College. In addition to this the successful candidate will provide information, guidance, and support to the elected Officers and other RCR Learning stakeholders.
To be successful in this role you will have experience of all aspects of conference and events planning, promotion, and delivery. Excellent knowledge and application of relevant legislation such as such as data protection and copyright. Strong analytical and evaluative skills, with the ability to work well alone as well as in a team.
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please find out more about the role, the RCR and instructions on how to apply.
*Please note this job is listed as an Events Executive on external job sites.
Are you passionate about devising and delivering high quality, inspiring and interesting events? Then this is the role for you! The Events Assistant is responsible for supporting Transaid’s ambitious events portfolio, with opportunities to take a lead role in designing and implementing a range of events. This includes leading auctions at gala dinners and supporting bespoke cycle challenges across Africa. You will work closely with individuals and organisations from the transport and logistics industry to inspire them to support Transaid by undertaking a range of exciting challenges. This role has huge opportunity for growth, with promotion quickly attainable for the right candidate.
About the role:
Transaid is an international development organisation working to transform lives in the developing world through safe, available and sustainable transport. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, organised and ambitious self-starter to shape and grow Transaid’s event portfolios. You will shape our portfolio of events as well as leading on inspiring and retaining our donors through excellent stewardship.
January 2021 marked the beginning of a new organisational strategy for Transaid, with events a core feature. As well as looking to strengthen existing relationships, inspire fundraisers and deliver outstanding events, there is also the opportunity to inform and develop the form and type of events we deliver going forward.
You will enjoy working as part of a small and dynamic fundraising team who support each other to achieve great success.
- To devise, support and and steward Transaid’s biennial African Cycle Challenge, starting with Cycle Malawi 2022
- To research, develop and support the implementation and evaluation of Transaid’s annual European Cycle Challenge. Responsibilities include participant recruitment, fundraising support and leading logistics.
- Manage Transaid’s Third Party Event Portfolio ensuring targets are met
- Lead on Transaid’s prize appeal, securing a range of raffle and money can’t buy auction prizes
- Represent Transaid at networking and industry events. Some work during evenings and weekends will occasionally be required for which reasonable time off in lieu will be given.
- Research and develop new Transaid events and fundraising opportunities.
- Work with the Corporate Partnerships Officer to develop Transaid’s individual challenge event portfolio
- Steward all event participants, delivering excellent retention rates
- Work with the Head of Fundraising to market all event activities#
- Events fundraising experience
- Project management experience
- Experience of working as part of a team with a varied workload
- Experience of motivating and communicating with fundraisers
- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
- Excellent interpersonal skills for building relationships
- Confident in speaking on the phone
- Experience of organising large scale and/or complex events.
- Excellent planning and project management skills.
- Challenge events experience
- Experience of marketing events and growing event attendance
- Experience of securing in-kind sponsorship.
- Experience of generating income to agreed targets
- Good IT skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
- A strong organiser with the ability to multitask and prioritise your workload
- Excellent attention to detail
- Enthusiasm and creativity
- The ability to use your own initiative and work within specified guidelines
- Interest in international development, particularly Africa
- Knowledge of the UK transport and logistics industry
- We are offering a competitive salary, 25 days leave per annum and a generous pension scheme.
Closing date for applications
- Please send your CV and a cover letter (maximum two pages) to Florence Bearman, Head of Fundraising by Sunday 30th January.
- Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th February 2022
No agencies please.
We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Events Assistant supports the Events team in all ways possible to provide high quality delivery of the ISUOG events. The post holder will support the planning and delivery of the events in line with relevant Society guidance. You will also act as a first point of contact for our events, through email, telephone or face-to-face as appropriate. You will work with the team to further improve the dissemination and promotion of the events where necessary.
Events Assistant Responsibilities:
• Support the ISUOG Events team to deliver the Society event portfolio (virtual, hybrid and onsite) ensuring the highest quality delivery
• Support the day-to-day queries of ISUOG events
o Act as first point of contact for delegate, speaker, supplier, sponsor and exhibitor enquiries
o Manage the Congress inbox and answer enquiries
• Support the research, planning and delivery of Event department activities
o Research information and suppliers to support virtual and hybrid events and to improve event processes and promotion
o Assist with the preparation of communications and promotional material
o Research, write and update website content relating to events
o Provide administrative support for exhibition and sponsorship
o Source and order promotional items
o Assist with the planning of event-related social events
o Book travel, accommodation and insurance for staff, faculty and suppliers
o Ensure effective event reporting of Congress statistics and evaluations
o Support the organisation of onsite logistics for events
• Support webinars and virtual meeting specific delivery
o Create admin and guidance documents for webinars
o Moderate live webinars
Events Assistant Requirements:
• Experience of working in an office environment or events industry
• Fluent level of English
• Good first degree or equivalent
• Office administration or events management qualification and / or experience (desirable)
• Websites and social media knowledge and skills
• Organisational, communication and time management skills
• Good Microsoft Office competency
• Knowledge of Excel/Access/Outlook (desirable)
• Experience of website content management (desirable)
• Other European languages (desirable)
About International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG):
The International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) is a highly respected professional membership organisation across 140 countries, comprised primarily of clinicians who are ultrasound experts in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. The Society includes obstetricians and gynecologists, trainees, medical doctors, scientists, sonographers, midwives and other health professionals who work to advance women’s health and wellbeing globally. Our mission is to improve women’s health through the provision, advancement and dissemination of the highest quality education, standards and research information around ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology.
Location: The role is based from ISUOG House, 122 Freston Road, London, W10 6TR. From 1st September 2021, a hybrid working arrangement has been agreed, which is subject to review after one year. The job holder will be expected to work from ISUOG House for a minimum of two days each week, subject to any Covid restrictions in place.
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum dependent on experience, plus benefits
Benefits include: 20 days’ annual leave per annum plus eight Bank/Public holidays (rising by one day per year for every complete year of service, up to an additional five days), together with three additional days over Christmas and New Year; 4% (matched) employer pension, rising to 6% on successful completion of probation; Employee Assistance Program; Season ticket loan scheme.
We are an equal opportunities employer; and are proud to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds.
Please submit your application, CV and covering letter as soon as possible; we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.
For further details or if you have any queries, please visit our website.
Closing Date: 26 January 2022
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Duties and Responsibilities
To support student societies and the Union deliver a wide range of innovative, exciting and impact focused online and in-person events. Working with the Societies and Media Coordinator, you will help support student groups through the events management cycle, working with stakeholders to run a wide variety of events on UCL campus and in a variety of venues.
You will be a key player in practically delivering large-scale collaborative events throughout the year, maximising our impact, and showcasing the talent of our membership. This role will be involved in the planning and delivery of a wide variety of events from celebratory balls to food festivals, fairs to awards ceremonies. This is a hands-on job, where you’ll be expected to be regularly on site troubleshooting, ensuring compliance with risk assessments and providing hands on support.
Event Assistants - South East England
£9.50 per hour
Casual Worker Contract: End of April- October 2022
Locations: Division 5 covering South East England
Do you have a passion for events and the ambition to make a difference
The Events Assistant role is a fantastic opportunity to gain world class, hands-on experience working on some of the country's leading charity events. After a year where vital cancer trials have been delayed, fundraising is more important than ever. In the fight against cancer, every moment counts and with our scheme you'll play an integral role in the successful delivery of some of the largest events in the UK such as Shine, Pretty Muddy and our hugely successful flagship series Race for Life 3k, 5k and 10k.
Please see the following link for a full candidate pack
We are looking for self-motivated individuals to...
Support our events team to develop and deliver inspiring events
Take responsibility for key areas of the event delivery including; in course, start, finish, stage and volunteer management.
Manage some operational responsibilities including setting up and dismantling the course and site equipment
Here at Cancer Research UK, we aim to save more lives by preventing, controlling and curing cancer. We're game changers.
Join us and help pioneer more tomorrows through your....
Passion for events
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport with a range of people and the confidence to manage large groups of volunteers
Proactive attitude, responding positively to new opportunities and challenges, with the confidence to make quick decisions
Strong organisational and prioritisation skills with the ability to multitask
Strong team work skills, with the ability to work on your own initiative
Our aim of curing all cancers leads us to be increasingly ambitious, which is reflected in our fast paced and diverse environment. This means that you will be self-motivated and committed with an ability to think logically as well as creatively.
In this exciting and challenging role, you'll work with our events teams to develop and deliver an inspiring event series, designed to engage supporters and maximise income for our pioneering research. You will gain experience in many aspects of event management and in managing time-pressured projects, building confidence, communication and relationship management skills. Many of our former Events Assistants have gone on to secure permanent Event Management positions.
Join us and work within the highest performing Events Team in the UK. Apply Today!
Closing date - Monday 31st January 2022
We are seeking to appoint a Training, Conferences and Events Lead who has in-depth experience of managing and developing strategies for complex programmes of work. This is a new position that will be responsible for managing and developing our commissioned training offer. Excellent organisation and interpersonal skills, staying calm under pressure, and the ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines is essential.
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families supports distressed children and their families through innovative therapeutic practice and research, training and promoting awareness of mental health issues. In April 2019, the Centre opened its new Centre of Excellence located in King’s Cross.
The Centre has moved to a hybrid model of working. From January 2022, staff will work onsite for up to 40% of their working hours at the Anna Freud Centre in King’s Cross, London (4-8 Rodney Street, London N1 9JH). Staff will work onsite when it is considered safe to do so, following government guidance.
Please note all our posts require candidates to have the Right to Work in the UK at the time of applying and we do not hold a sponsorship licence.
The Centre values diversity and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Closing date for applications
Deadline for applications is Monday 24 January 2022.
Notification of interview
Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Wednesday 26 January 2022.
Please note: due to volume of applications expected, we will be unable to notify unsuccessful candidates.
Interviews will be held on Monday 31 January 2022.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
MSI Reproductive Choices is one of the world’s leading providers of sexual and reproductive healthcare. We believe that everyone should have the right to choose. From contraception to safe abortion and life-saving post-abortion care, we are committed to delivering compassionate, affordable, high-quality services for all.
Today, our organisation has over 9,000 team members working in 37 countries across the world. Our success lies in the fact that MSI teams are locally led, entrepreneurial and results-driven, and are passionate about delivering high quality, client-centered care in their own communities. As a social business, we focus on sustainable delivery, efficiency, and funding models that are built to last, so that the women and girls we serve today will have a choice in the future too.
We know that access to reproductive choice is life changing. For some, it can mean the ability to complete an education or start a career. For others, it means being able to look after the family they already have. For everyone, it means the freedom to decide their own future, creating a fairer, more equal world.
About the Role
The role supports Pillars 2 & 3 of MSI’s 2030 strategy which focusses on driving financially sustainable private sector services in MSI’s centres and enabling client-powered services through safe, efficient access to our products via social marketing. Across all of our Pillar programmes, we maintain a foundation in delivering client-centred care and our core mission to provide safe and effective access to abortion services. The Evidence and Impact Advisor will ensure that MSI’s programmes are informed by robust data and evidence to achieve tangible impact consistent with our vision; to ensure effective measurement and evaluation systems are in place; and insight and evidence is used internally and externally to demonstrate MSI’s impact and value in strengthening MSI’s private health systems and the role this plays in achievement of universal access to sexual and reproductive health care.
This is an exciting opportunity for a data and insight professional – passionate about driving development to be more effective, equitable, and efficient through evidence. As part of the team you will have the opportunity to work across all departments at MSI and directly influence the success of our 2030 Strategy.
You will be working next to people with a wide range of technical expertise and experience, keen to support your professional and personal development and empower you to thrive.
We recruit talented, dynamic people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, all united by a belief in our mission and a focus on delivering measurable results. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to creating a fully inclusive workplace, where everyone feels able to participate and contribute meaningfully. You must be open-minded, curious, resilient, and solutions-oriented, and committed to promoting equality, and safeguarding the welfare of team members and clients alike.
To succeed in this role, you must have:
- Experience in supporting the development of data modelling/dashboards and data visualisation solutions
- Proven experience (a minimum of 3 years) working within a research, data analytics or monitoring & evaluation role.
- Have been exposed to a wide range of challenging research, monitoring, and evaluation problems to solve (ideally in healthcare)
- Highly familiar and experienced in writing and editing documents for various audiences, including non-research ones
- Demonstrated experience managing projects involving multiple teams, including priority setting, planning, and influencing with limited authority
- Experience of project management or cross-functional (matrix) team working.
- Proven experience working cross culturally and providing technical support to remote teams and in providing technical research assistance and training to staff, including non-researchers in resource constrained settings
- Experienced in utilizing a range of qualitative research methods to answer key challenges / questions
- Experience with health research, reproductive health, and / or family planning / service delivery / operations environment
- Experience in evaluating commercial initiatives and deconstructing financial elements of a P&L
- Practical experience in developing donor research log frames and developing evidence-based proposals; developing cases studies and data to support winning bids, especially for value for money and new models.
This is a highly specialised role that requires deep analytical skills in turning large disparate data sets into meaningful, useful data and being able to make the tools simple, and easy to use. It also requires someone with the passion and skill in helping motivate their adoption and usage.
- Extremely strong analytical skills, - highly numerate and analytical with broad knowledge of a broad range of technical database skills in research and evaluation methods (incl. quantitative and qualitative); SPSS and STATA and advanced knowledge of VBA, Macros, Microsoft Excel and Access (Knowledge of DHIS2 is desirable).
- Ability to perform data mining, blending large datasets to enhance reporting and “Know how” in data visualisation; VBA, PowerBI, Tableau or equivalent and using data to make informed recommendations
- Excellent verbal and written communicator: ability to convey complex concepts in plain English to non-technical audiences and to lead confidently representing MSI externally, including liaising with donors and building relationships with external partners. A passion for sharing data, insight, and the benefits that good evidence can bring to an organisation.
- Strong team player and can quickly and effectively build relationships building strong, positive working relationships
- Drive for results: Curious, interested, and passionate how data can be used to improve performance and results; challenging the status quo to look for new ways of doing things.
- Ability to prioritise tasks rapidly and effectively. Highly comfortable working under budget, time, data constraints and shifting priorities
- Commercial analytics such as price elasticity; marketing analytics such as client profiling, segmentation & targeting
- Experience in evaluating marketing communication, demand generation, and marketing, pricing, and initiatives in commercial private sector environments.
We seek exceptional individuals who are aligned to MSI’s mission and entrepreneurial mindset. You must be a strong communicator, self-motivated and solutions-seeking, committed to driving social change in an environment that measures sustainable results and impact at an individual and global level. You must be able to work effectively with and across diverse teams and be comfortable with ambiguity.
- Pro Choice. Energy, drive and passion for purpose and MSI Reproductive Choices’ mission, able to inspire others with the MSI mission.
- Committed to the protection of team members and clients, with a focus on vulnerable groups; able to role-model inclusive and culturally sensitive attitudes and behaviours
- Builds strong working relationships – takes people with them.
- Commercially minded, supportive of MSI as a “social business”
- High drive for results - positive, “can-do” attitude. High “hands-on” and work at pace
- Flexible attitude towards working in a fast-changing operating environment. High emotional intelligence, patience, and thoughtfulness even in high-pressure, stressful situations
- Able to travel internationally 15% of time (once travel restrictions lifted).
For more information about the role, please view the job description and person specification on our website.
Location: London Support Office, W1T
Full-time: 35 hours a week, Monday to Friday
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £39,700 - £46,000 + discretionary bonus + benefits (UK salary range only)
Closing date: 31st January 2022 (midnight GMT). Interviews may take place before this date for exceptional candidates.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Events Coordinator to support our commercial events team. The team deliver multiple events across the calendar year including Adult Education and wellbeing programmes, and large scale outdoor events including Christmas at Kew, Summer Cycle, Theatre on Kew, Kew the Movies, Richmond Runfest and Kew the Music
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.
We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.
Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi.
As the Events Coordinator you will support the small commercial events team to deliver a large annual events programme.
Your duties will range from overseeing recruitment of event stewards, minute taking, meeting and greeting tutors and attendees, the ordering of supplies and equipment, to the front of house management at events. You will support the production teams across builds and derigs and assist in the preparation of risk assessments, method statements and other documentation as necessary.
You should have experience of working outdoors and ‘on-site’ in an events role as the role will include weekend and afterhours working at live events assisting in set up and delivery.
You will have outstanding communication skills and an enthusiasm for helping people. You will also need to have excellent IT and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise a varied workload.
We are looking for someone with a keen interest in the events industry, who is enthusiastic, has a lot of initiative and likes to get ‘stuck-in’, enjoys working in a team and has a great eye for detail.
Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.
If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for more information and to apply.
Closing Date: 30/01/2022
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.
No agencies please.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
The King's Fund is an independent charity working to improve health and care in England. We help to shape policy and practice through research and analysis; develop individuals, teams and organisations; promote understanding of the health and social care system; and bring people together to learn, share knowledge and debate. Our vision is that the best possible health and care is available to all. We have a high profile and strong reputation for influencing health and care policy, providing leadership development and producing excellent communications.
About the role
We are recruiting for 2 Events and Partnerships Officers. One role is permanent and the other is a 12-month fixed term contract maternity cover.
This role will give you an exciting opportunity to work in our busy events and partnerships team within a well-respected health think-tank and charity. You will work with colleagues on planning and delivering a mixture of pay-to-attend conferences (virtual and physical), roundtable discussions, dinners, and free online events. You will also manage the content design and delivery of our joint-badged events with our Corporate Partners and Supporters.
The events and partnerships team has been growing and developing its offer over the past decade. You will be part of an innovative and forward-thinking team as we adapt to the new events landscape in light of the pandemic. You will lead on several events in the schedule; ensuring they run smoothly, keep to strict budgets, are delivered to a very high standard, meet the expectations of colleagues and delegates, and enhance our reputation and public profile. You will also play a key role in shaping the future of our portfolio of in-person, virtual and hybrid events.
To join us, you’ll need a degree (or equivalent) and experience in planning and delivering virtual and in person conferences and other smaller events. With this background, you’ll know how to research and develop event content to create engaging programmes and attract wide audiences. You will have excellent organisational skills and the ability to lead effective logistics arrangements in preparation for and on the day of events. We’ll expect you to work hard to support the team and you will be given responsibility for your own areas of work. You’ll also need to be flexible, diligent, and comfortable being the main point of contact for many people from sponsors to speakers.
The Fund has a set of core values and behaviours that we believe will help us to achieve our own goals and the culture we need to enable our people to work at their best. You will be expected to live up to these in all areas of your work. Clear communication is key, along with good organisation. Professional and efficient, you’ll thrive on ever-changing challenges.
Here at the Fund, we actively encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds, people from Black and ethnic minority backgrounds, those with disabilities and from the LGBT+ community. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge as we recognise that diversity makes us stronger.
Our premises in London are open for staff. We are in the process of developing our working patterns in the longer term to incorporate hybrid working which we expect to include some time working from the office each week to better deliver our work and support our colleagues and clients.
How to apply
Please note that in order to apply, you must have documented proof of your right to live and work in the UK. Please do not send CVs. Applications must be submitted using The King’s Fund application form. No agencies please.
To apply, please read our supplementary guidance documents and then download and fill in our application form. Please state on the form whether you want to be considered for the permanent role, fixed term or both.
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 2 February 2022 at noon. Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams on Thursday 10 February.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location: Islington, London, if based outside of London the role will be home based however travel to London will be necessary
Salary: £27,975-£32,775 per annum inclusive if based in London and £25,800-£30,300 per annum inclusive if based outside of London
Hours: 35 hours
Closing date: 1 February at 10.00am
Interview date: 10 February
This is a permanent position.
Are you a Special Events professional looking for your next step in the sector?
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly organised individual to join JDRF as Special Events Fundraiser as part of the Special Events Team which sits within High Value Partnerships.
You will take lead responsibility for the operational management and delivery of a number of JDRF Special Events including gala dinners, receptions and cultivation events. You will support committee-led and third-party Special Events as well as collaborating with internal teams on delivering events, including the bi-annual Patrons’ Club Reception. You will also support the Special Events Manager in the development and implementation of JDRF’s Special Events strategy.
As a highly creative and confident fundraiser, you will be given the scope to develop existing events as well as creating new and innovative events to increase fundraising as well as raising awareness of JDRF. Relationship building (both externally and internally) is a key part of the role and an integral part of working for JDRF so you will have excellent interpersonal and stewardship skills.
You’ll have previous experience of:
- Managing successful Special Events within the charity sector
- Developing event plans and materials creatively and innovatively
- Building relationships with high level supporters, senior volunteer committees and external suppliers
- Achieving and delivering budgets
- Working well on own initiative and cooperatively as a team
You will find a vibrant atmosphere and spirited team at JDRF, always striving to make a difference to people living with type 1.
As an employer we offer:
- Flexible working and will consider compressed hours
- Generous annual leave entitlement – 25 days and bank holidays
- Health cash plan
- Season ticket and cycle loan
- Pension scheme
JDRF is the world’s leading charitable research funder into type 1 diabetes, improving lives until we find the cure. We are dedicated to our 400,000 strong type 1 community in the UK and work closely with our international affiliates across the world, including the US, Canada and Australia.
‘JDRF is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age.’
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Challenge event fundraisers are a vital part of Sarcoma UK's plan to become a £3million charity. We have seen impressive growth in our reach, our offer, and our income. We launched our Support Line in 2016, the Sarcoma Clinical Trials Hub in 2018, and we have invested over £4.29million in sarcoma research to date.
Our fundraising team is pivotal in ensuring the success of the charity. Our fundraising practices are based on strategic planning and commitment to providing a “Gold Standard” approach to donor, fundraiser, and supporter stewardship. Our fundraising approach is to build long-term, meaningful relationships with donors and fundraisers based on transparency, respect, and the clear demonstration of the value of their involvement. We work closely as a team, to open up relationships in community and challenge events, philanthropy, corporates and legacies. We want to create event opportunities to engage with the whole sarcoma community, ensuring our fundraising offers are competitive.
We are looking for a Challenge Events Officer to maximise income and opportunities from Sarcoma UK’s challenge events portfolio.
You will be joining an enthusiastic, exciting and fast-paced team, supporting our challenge fundraisers, responding to enquiries, thanking our supporters and supporting our marketing activities.
Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: Home and office-based (Old Street, London N1)
- Up to 5% matched contribution to Sarcoma UK pension scheme
- Sarcoma UK life insurance scheme
- 25 days holiday entitlement per annum plus bank holidays and the working days between Christmas and New Year
- Interest-free season ticket and bicycle loan
To support the delivery of Sarcoma UK’s fundraising strategy, with specific focus on challenge events fundraising and virtual events.
Duties and key responsibilities
Sarcoma UK sponsored and third-party challenge events
- Act as primary point of contact and adviser for individual fundraisers taking on challenges with Sarcoma UK places or taking part in those events with their own places, ensuring they receive the appropriate, gold-standard support and materials with the aim of maximising fundraising and encouraging long-term support.
- Support the delivery of the Sarcoma UK London Marathon project, including the virtual London Marathon, the Running Show and after party events.
- Act as primary point of contact for Sarcoma UK’s virtual event portfolio, ensuring the challenges are up to date and following current trends.
- Administer the challenge events process including; ensuring all challenge event participants register by the deadline set by the challenge organisers, adhering to challenge event credit controls (internal and external) and completing evaluations after the event.
- Create personalised stewardship journeys for challenge event fundraisers to ensure all participants meet or exceed their fundraising pledge.
- Develop tailored fundraising packs and materials for challenge event fundraisers.
- Monitor third party fundraising platforms, such as Sport for Charity. Keeping track of new fundraisers taking part in Sarcoma UK sponsored events, to ensure they enter the Supporter Journey.
- Identify new challenge events in which the charity can participate to grow the challenge event portfolio. Prepare cases for investment and delivery.
- Work with the Communications team to develop marketing plans for challenge events to fill all charity places.
- Ensure online and offline marketing content for challenge events remains up to date and relevant.
- Organise appropriate on-the-day activities for Sarcoma UK’s challenge events, with a focus on supporting participants, celebrating their achievements and thanking them personally.
- Ensure all challenge event fundraisers are thanked with timely letters, and impact letter follow-up when appropriate.
- Market challenge events online and offline to recruit participants, working with the Communications team and Events Manager to develop a year-long communications plan.
- Keep up to date with new fundraising platforms and challenge organisers with whom Sarcoma UK can work to broaden third party challenge offerings.
- Stay up-to date with the latest knowledge in fundraising and ensure Sarcoma UK’s processes and procedures follow best practice.
- Keep thank you letters relevant, working with the Community Fundraising and In Memory Officer to keep the content regularly updated.
- Keep accurate and up to date records on Sarcoma UK’s database, the Raiser’s Edge.
- Work with the Communications team to share case studies, fundraising stories and achievements, as well as update social media.
- Identify press opportunities and liaise with the Communications team to fulfil these.
- Ensure that information used to inform supporters on the impact of their fundraising is kept up to date.
- Monitor fundraising stock alongside Community Fundraising and In Memory Officer to ensure all materials are available. Work with the Fundraising and Communications teams to design and order existing and new materials.
- Identify philanthropic leads during the course of normal duties and work with the philanthropy team to follow these up.
- Provide support at Sarcoma UK’s fundraising events.
- The Challenge Events Officer will be working in a developing environment and therefore may need to provide support on other projects across the Fundraising team.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £20,363 - £21,603 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) (+ London Allowance of £3,600 if applicable)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 04 February 2022
Interview Date: w/c 7 February 2022
Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 9am on the closing date
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
About the role
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our successful Participant Experience team within the wider Events Fundraising team. You will support the delivery of our event participants’ stewardship journeys across a wide range of activities such as Memory Walk, Trek26, Elf Day and third party runs and challenges. You will work closely with the wider Events team and be involved in every part of the stewardship journey, from sign-up to event day.
We have two exciting and rewarding positions available in our Participant Experience team. One role will focus on ensuring our participants receive exceptional supporter care, and the other will lead on providing excellent data processing.
Both roles will be involved in multiple aspects of stewardship delivery across the entire events portfolio, ensuring we are building the strongest relationships with our supporters.
We are looking for passionate, ambitious and self-motivated Events Fundraising Assistants who are dedicated to giving our supporters the best possible experience of fundraising for Alzheimer’s Society. This is an exciting introduction to the charity sector within a role that is fast-paced, working on multiple projects. You will have strong written and verbal communication skills with excellent attention to detail. You will be confident in managing databases and be motivated to improve processes across the team. With our Events season due to kick off soon, this will be an exciting time to join the Events team.
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
You may have experience of the following: Events Fundraising Officer, Events Fundraising Assistant, Fundraising Coordinator, Charities, Not for Profit, Fundraiser, Marketing, Business Development, Donor Management, Fundraising Officer, Third Sector, Fundraising Assistant, etc.
Ref: 106 467
London or York (some remote working)
Salary £26,990 (£31990 - London Only)
We have a fantastic opportunity for a savvy and strategic Events and Marketing Officer to join our stakeholder management team, which forms part of Communications and Public Engagement.
The role involves event planning, B2B marketing and stakeholder management. You will be an imaginative yet analytical events professional with creative marketing skills who can help ensure we communicate to the right people in the right way.
We are looking for a motivated self-starter with experience of end-to-end management of events. As Events and Marketing Officer you will be responsible for creating engaging content strategies that will drive multi-channel event marketing campaigns, as well as database management and stakeholder analysis.
You will also be able to plan and manage your own events, engaging with colleagues across JRF and external stakeholders including policy experts, politicians and local communities.
You will be curious by nature and be someone who enjoys digital working and trying new things. You’ll be creative and innovative with an ability to manage multiple projects.
You'll thrive within a fast-paced, politically driven environment with the ability to manage multiple projects. Planning skills and attention to detail are vital, especially as JRF are embarking upon an exciting new strategic direction, and this role will be pivotal in engaging our key stakeholders. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm for JRF’s work, who can engage in our mission and purpose.
You will work with care and compassion, being approachable, personable and supportive and someone who is able to flex their approach and style to cater for a range of audiences and collaborators.
If you share our passion, then we’d love to hear from you!
Joseph Rowntree Foundation is a social change organisation with a 100-year history. We’re built on trust, show we care, and exist to make a difference.
We work with others to put forward sector-leading research, evidence, solutions and stories to the UK’s influencers and decision makers.
We believe that a prosperous poverty-free UK is within reach, we just need more people to believe it too.
To make our vision a reality we need talent, ideas, skills and passion, plus we need to change some of what we do and how we do it too. So, we’re embarking on a significant period of change. Change that will see us become an outcome focused organisation that embraces new ways of working and modern practices.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 30 January 2022
Interviews will take place on Thursday 10 February 2022
At JRF / JRHT we’re at our best when we’re continually building on trust, showing we care and making a difference – and hope others will do the same. So as life returns to normal, and for those roles which allow it, we’re developing a more blended approach to how and where you work. Which means you can expect to work flexibly between the office and home.
We want to make sure that everyone, including our residents and staff, are kept safe and have extensive safety and infection control measures in place, throughout our working environments.
Additionally, it is legislation from 11 November 2021, that everyone who works in a residential or nursing care home or needs to enter a residential care setting to carry out their role, must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Consequently, ensuring this requirement is met forms part of our recruitment and selection process, where applicable.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
At JRF/JRHT we believe in giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sex, sexual orientation, trans status or social economic background. We positively encourage applications from people with experience of living in poverty.
We are a Disability Confident Employer. This means that we are committed to the recruitment, progression and retention of disabled individuals. We shall also offer interviews to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the job. If you have a disability, please tell us if you would like to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
I am really pleased to be working with a national Children’s Charity to appoint an Events and Community Officer.
Your role will be to engage supporters by the delivery of successful 3rd party events, such as Marathons and other challenge events. You will lead on logistical planning, processing of event registrations and deliver project plans.
This is a great opportunity to join a wonderful charity that already has a fantastic community and events programme. You will be working with supportive colleagues in a fast paced, busy and fun environment.
This is a role that will give you huge opportunities for growth and development.
For this role, it’s important that you have:
- Experience of working on events,
- Strong communication skills
- Good organisation skills with the ability to work well in a busy role
Location: London Based with flexible working
Closing date asap:
If you would like to have an informal discussion, please call Lucy on 02030 062787 or email [email protected].
Ashby Jenkins Recruitment are a specialist charity recruitment agency, we use our extensive sector knowledge and experience to match candidates to the most suitable roles. We take a relationship-led approach to recruitment, working ethically, supporting people to find their perfect role within the not-for-profit sector.
We are passionate about improving equality across the sector, you can read more about our commitment to diversity here.
If enough applications are received the charity reserve the right to end the application period sooner.