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We are looking for a Branch Fundraising Officer to support Samaritans branches in their fundraising activities. This role will help build a culture of fundraising at Samaritans that maximises fundraising opportunities locally, regionally, and nationally. You’ll support Samaritans’ movement to reach its income potential, and ensure Samaritans branches have the capacity, support and financial resources for a sustainable future.
- 12 month fixed term contract
- Full time (35 hours per week)
- £30,000 - £35,000 per annum plus benefits
- Hybrid working - linked to our Ewell (Surrey) office with home working and willingness to travel to branches across UK and Ireland occasionally
- We encourage flexible working, talk to us about your preferences
- Review and improve online fundraising materials and resources available for branches.
- Development and deliver compelling training events (online and face to face) to improve branches skills in corporate and community fundraising.
- Research, identify and share regional funding opportunities across branches and Fundraising Leads. Working closely with Internal Communications team in supporting information cascade.
- Providing a support function for branch approaches to local corporates supporters.
- Responding to general fundraising queries – cascading queries to relevant staff as needed.
- Acting as the main liaison point to ensure branches are engaging with national campaigns and activities.
Skills & Experience
- Previous Fundraising experience with knowledge of best practice and regulation standards
- Previous experience of delivering formal and informal training
- Knowledge of managing and presenting information clearly
- Strong relationship building skills
- Good organisational skills including planning and prioritising work to meet deadlines
- Strong verbal and written communication
- Previous experience working with volunteers (desirable)
- Previous fundraising experience in corporate, community or events (desirable)
Samaritans is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person they are. We warmly welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences.
The closing date for applications is 21/01/2022.
You will join an established team and make your mark in a charity that has over 50 years history in southwest London.
You ll work closely with the CEO to develop and run the charity exciting Events Programme for 2022, bringing in essential income for the organisation.
It s a role where relationships matter so you ll need to provide an excellent level of stewardship and service. There s lot of variety too, from customer service, budgeting, database recording as well as organising and personally attending our fundraising events across the year to ensure they are a success. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and experience, whilst bringing your own ideas and creativity to the team.
Experience of a fundraising or events environment would be beneficial, but most importantly you will need good communication skills, a positive outlook and determined approach, great organisational skills, and the desire to work closely with the wider team.
This is a full-time role, but part time applications will be considered.
Please apply ASAP !
Type: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent
Location: Office-based contract with flexibility to work remotely at least 4 days a week
Salary: £25,061 - £27,898 per annum plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band C Level 3
Department: Community and Events
At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.
Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.
About this job
As part of our ambitious 2022 plans, we have the opportunity to expand our Community and Events team, and we’re now looking for a new Fundraising Executive to join our friendly, creative and hard-working team.
We work closely together to achieve an annual income of over £3.2 million.
We’re always ready to go the extra mile to support and inspire the thousands of people out there doing something amazing for people affected by MS.
Our aim is to make it as easy as possible for people to achieve their goals, providing the tools, advice and support they need to reach their potential – and building lasting relationships that mean they continue to fundraise for us in future.
It’s our job to make sure that our supporters have a fantastic experience of fundraising for us.
You’ll provide administrative and project support to the wider team, as well as coordinating a range of fundraising activities to achieve income targets. In particular, you’ll support individuals who are taking part in their own events or organising their own DIY fundraising. And there’ll be plenty of opportunities to attend events and see our work in action!
You’ll be organised, with great customer care and communication skills, and willing to go the extra mile. You'll work closely with supporters, volunteers, local groups and the wider fundraising team.
You’ll be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the basics of community and events fundraising experience and a collaborative approach to teamwork.
If you’re enthusiastic and motivated by helping others achieve something amazing in support of a cause that means the world to them, we’d love to hear from you.
We offer 35 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees) including bank holidays, travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.
The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our Every MS Story strategy.
Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 25 January 2022
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We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or from ethnic minority backgrounds, where we’re looking to build stronger and better representation among our staff.
We’re a Disability Confident Employer. We’re committed to promoting equality and diversity. We’d be grateful if you could complete the equality and diversity monitoring form on our website and submit it with your application.
The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK. If we do offer you employment, you’ll be required to provide documentation to show that you’re eligible to be employed in the UK before starting employment.
The full list of UK visas and permits that grant you the right to work in the UK can be found on the UK government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and will not be in a position to support you with any visa applications you may make.
No agencies please.
You will manage and develop a portfolio of trust donors, as well as identifying and cultivating prospective funders, giving you an exciting opportunity to grow and develop this funding stream for the organisation.
You will also develop and market a basket of legacy products to build and steward productive legacy pledger relationships.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in fundraising, excellent communication skills and the ability to think strategically and creatively. The ability to work independently to tight critical deadlines is essential.
If you'd like to be part of a small and passionate team of people supporting the work of thousands of volunteers in prisons across England and Wales, we would love to receive your application!
This job is based at our Support Office in Westminster, with the opportunity for remote working available.
Applicants wishing to work part-time hours will be considered. Please state this preference in your application.
Please see the full job description attached.
Please apply via the Charity Job website with a full CV and cover letter.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
- Are you keen to create and deliver community fundraising activities?
- Can you inspire people to raise funds?
National AIDS Trust is the UK’s HIV rights charity. Join us and you can play a key part in stopping HIV from standing in the way of health, dignity and equality, and help us bring an end to new HIV transmissions by 2030.
We’re looking for someone who is excited about supporting community fundraisers across the UK to raise funds for us. You’ll also have the skills and interest in creating and delivering our own events and community fundraising activities.
You’ll take the lead on community fundraising during our annual, high-profile World AIDS Day campaign, recruiting and supporting fundraisers across the country to raise both awareness of HIV as well as vital funds for our work.
As you’ll be working directly for the Director of Fundraising you can be instrumental in shaping this area going forwards. All ideas are welcomed and discussed as a team!
Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 31 January 2022
Interviews: Monday 7 February 2022
The application pack documents can be downloaded from our website, or by sending an e-mail quoting the job title, together with your name and address, or by calling us. All materials are available in alternative formats upon request.
National AIDS Trust is committed to equality and diversity and particularly encourages applications from people living with HIV, gay and bisexual men, trans and non-binary people, and people from black and minority ethnic communities.
We welcome applications from disabled people and are committed to making reasonable adjustments wherever possible.
The National AIDS Trust (NAT) is a Registered Charity No. 297977 and a Company Limited by Guarantee No.2175938 (registered in England and Wales)
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Fundraising Executive - Direct Marketing
Children's Charity, Central London
£27,000 - £30,000
Our client is a Children's Charity based in Central London who are looking to recruit a Fundraising Executive within their Direct Marketing team to assist on their fundraising campaigns, focusing on marketing, digital and print.
The Charity use a variety of exciting methods in their campaigns to drive income and increase the number of supporters. An important and varied role, your duties will involve the assisting on the management of fundraising campaigns, sending out thank you letters to donors, managing the reporting on campaigns activity, looking at performance and income along with analysing and presenting research findings in a written or verbal format, including preparing briefing notes, campaign reports, summarising papers and publications and making recommendations in order to contribute to the agreed departmental strategy goals and standards,
We are looking for someone who has experience in delivering results in a customer focused environment such as fundraising or marketing. You must have strong Word and Excel skills, be highly motivated and have an ability to work on your own, yet within a team aswell. Ideally you will currently be working as a Marketing Executive or a Fundraising Assistant and will have had exposure to managing and assisting in Direct Marketing campaigns.
Interested candidates should send their CV in first instance. This role may close early if we receive suitable applications.
Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.
We are currently recruiting for a Community Fundraising & Participation Manager to help us shape the future of participation fundraising across the Civil Service.
This is an exciting time at the Charity as we continue to build a Fundraising Team that will develop the strategies to drive income generation over the coming five years and beyond.
Community fundraising and participation is an essential part of our fundraising plan. It’s pivotal to our partnerships approach of working with Civil Service departments and organisations, driving not only income, but also awareness, active employee engagement and long term loyalty. This role will help us to drive the fundraising strategy and be part of the engine room that converts purpose and energy into the income and sustainable support that will help Civil Servants now and in the future.
Community Fundraising & Participation Manager Requirements:
If you are looking for a role that you can really make your own and drive forward ambitious new plans and ideas, then this role might be for you. To be successful you will have a strong background in community fundraising, or perhaps Corporate Fundraising, and mass participation, online and offline. You will have proven experience of helping to implement fundraising strategies with a significant income generation track record. You will have sound knowledge of fundraising regulation and an awareness of the fundraising landscape and the challenges it faces. You will also have a deep understanding of supporter journeys and how to ensure supporter engagement is maximised. Finally, you will have excellent people skills to inspire and influence not only your team but your peers and colleagues.
In return, we can offer you excellent benefits including a health cash plan, life assurance, excellent pension, generous annual leave, and interest free loans for season tickets and our cycle to work scheme.
Our vision at The Charity for Civil Servants is to build a supportive community in which everyone has the chance to live their life to the full. We offer practical, financial and emotional support, always listening without judgement. We are at the start of our ambitious five-year plan to double the number of people we help to over 100k a year.
The Charity for Civil Servants are committed to building and developing a workforce which reflects the diversity of the civil service community that we support. We seek to ensure all job applications are treated fairly, with respect and without bias and we encourage applications from suitably experienced candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, or any other factor.
Location: Flexible within UK (Head Office in Cheam, Surrey)
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 36 per week
Salary: circa £37,000 per annum
Closing date: 23rd January
First Interviews: 26th January
You may have experience of the following: Community & Events Fundraiser, Fundraising Officer, Fundraising and Events Coordinator, Event Fundraiser, Community Fundraiser, Direct Marketing, Events Coordinator, Community Fundraising, Third Sector, Charity, Not for Profit, Fundraiser, Fundraising Assistant, Marketing Executive, Marketing Officer, Sales Executive, Fundraising Manager, etc.
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Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a health charity in their search for an enthusiastic Community and Events Fundraising Officer in order to oversee the management and development of community and events fundraising. The primary focus of the role is ensuring fundraisers are cultivated, stewarded and thanked.
Successful candidate will:
Support local community fundraisers who are organising their own fundraising initiatives.
Support event participants who are undertaking organised challenge events in order to fundraise
Recruit participants for a range of community and challenge events, support them to achieve their fundraising targets.
Work towards agreed income targets for each fundraising event and ensure that contingency plans are in places if we are not on track to hitting targets
Encourage and support Branch and Support Group community fundraising events and promote fundraising at a local level, through events, collecting boxes, contacting schools and local businesses to elicit support etc.
Deliver high standards of donor care, development and stewardship throughout each donor s journey. Ensuring that fundraisers feel supported and are thanked promptly upon completion of their event. Make sure all correspondence is sensitive and appropriate to fit circumstances requiring a more individual response.
To be successful you will need to have a background in fundraising with a passion for raising money for a valuable cause. You will need to be outgoing and personable, with a proven ability to forge new partnerships and manage existing ones and experience of using CRM database.
Deadline: 24th 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.
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Homebased and flexible across London, South of England & Wales
Salary: £25,806 - £28,181 - actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) (+ London Allowance of £3,600 if applicable)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 03 February 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed (interviews will be conducted through Zoom or Teams)
Please note we will be shortlisting and interviewing on an ongoing basis, the role will close once we find a suitable candidate. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.
Are you a passionate and motivated individual, committed to making a positive difference to people affected by dementia?
Are you committed to building exceptional relationships with external partners?
Can you be compassionate yet tenacious to achieve our society goals?
Yes? We’d love to tell you more!
About the role
This is undoubtedly an exciting time to join our team and help shape the new role of Legacy Partnerships Officer. Whilst being responsible for the targeted acquisition of new partnerships and delivering outstanding relationship management you will also get ample opportunities to be involved in a wide range of exciting projects.
- Offer bespoke and engaging relationship management to external partners
- Become the go to contact for all key stakeholders in your region
- Contribute towards the continued development and project management of our offers
- Developing and delivering regionally based activities to secure new partnerships
- Play a vital role in helping to support our exciting and ambitious fundraising plans
The Legacy team at Alzheimer’s Society has an enviable track record, with Gifts in Wills now accounting for 25% of the total income for the organisation. So, your work in the team will be vital to securing future income, enable our colleagues to campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today. That really is making a difference!
Are you motivated by an excellent cause? Do you have excellent account management skills? Are you looking for a new challenge? If so, this could be the opportunity for you to expand your experience and develop in the sector.
- Excellent at establishing, developing, and maintaining relationships
- Target driven, enthusiastic & proactive
- Creative & inspiring; developing bespoke stewardship to ensure partner engagement
- A confident communicator talking to partners over email, phone & face to face
- Excellent at planning and project management skills
- Enthusiastic & resilient
- An analytical thinker who is always looking for ways to improve
- Previous experience in a fundraising team is not essential but what is essential is the need to be a team player with a positive and resilient attitude.
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: Legacy Fundraising Manager, Fundraiser, Fundraising Manager, Fundraising Executive, Fundraising Coordinator, Fundraising Officer, Sales Manager, Sales Executive, Business Development Manager, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc
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The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the leading welfare charity supporting current and former members of the RAF, their partners and families, providing practical, emotional and financial support, whenever they need us.
We are looking for an exceptional community and challenge events fundraiser with the skills and experience to further develop our fundraising in South England. You will be responsible for raising income through existing networks of supporters, volunteers and building new relationships within the RAF, community groups and local business.
To be successful in this interesting and rewarding role you’ll need to have:
- proven experience of exceeding fundraising targets
- strong networking skills and the ability to quickly build relationships
- the ability to influence and motivate people to support us
- passion and commitment to make a difference
You must have proven community fundraising experience, you will also have initiative, flair and enthusiasm for the work of the RAF Benevolent Fund. Knowledge of the RAF or the military or of military charities would be useful.
The role is primarily community based in Greater London. When not in the community the role is based at the Fund’s London HQ. The role requires travel around a large geographical area and overnight stays away from home as well as working evenings and weekends at events when required Any successful candidate for this role will need to be DBS checked.
A detailed job profile is available below and on the Fund’s website. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Michelle Jeffcott, UK Community Fundraising Manager.
To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role and providing examples of how you meet the person specification to, Pete Thompson, Head of HR.
The closing date for applications is Midday on Monday 31 January 2022. Please note that interviews will be held via a video conferencing platform early February.
Please note that due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.
A copy of the Fund’s Candidate Privacy Notice can be found on our website. As an equal opportunities employer, the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Fund.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is a Registered Charity (No. 10810090).
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you looking to gain experience in Fundraising data in a leading UK charity?
About the role
To undertake database administration, donor segmentation and donor analysis, providing database support to the fundraising team and enabling our strategy on supporter lifetime value, in line with our income growth path.
Maintaining, developing and utilising the Raiser’s Edge database as an effective fundraising, segmentation and analysis tool, and training the fundraising team on Raiser’s Edge.
In this role you will:
- Manage daily administration of the Raiser’s Edge database, adding of data to lists, campaigns, appeals, adding new users
- Improve data quality on the database by running queries and reports to identify where data is not accurate or in the right format such as missing address information, phone or email and gift aid. As well as other information as identified
- Import data into Raiser’s Edge, understanding the implications of data imports and checking data quality of the imported data
- Support the Database Manager in implementing best practices when using and developing the database; including coding for segments, attributes and other database customisations.
- Assist in training Raiser’s Edge users to ensure they are fully trained in the relevant aspects of database functionality and to provide technical support when required.
- Create and run regular and one-off reporting for the fundraising team to add value and insight to strategic planning for future fundraising.
- Create data sets to go to mailing houses and email communications which include segmentation of data and complex criteria
- Work with fundraising and other teams to solve data challenges and estimate time to develop solutions and communicate timeframes
- Create queries and reports to provide the fundraising and other teams with information needed from Raisers Edge including ROI and Attrition reporting
- Experience in using databases as an administrator ideally using Raiser’s Edge in the charity sector
- Experience in developing complex reporting, incorporating multiple criteria based on ever changing requirements, and analysing data. Using data management tools and techniques including Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, formulae, data manipulation and presentation).
- A good knowledge of GDPR
- Investigative mind, used to solving complex problems with an ability to remain focused on the wider goals of the task, team and department.
- Well organised, able to prioritise and make decisions with a solution-focused attitude.
What we offer
Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
- We hold Investors in People Gold accreditation – one of just 3% of Housing Associations to achieve this. 82% of staff who took part in the survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.
- We are committed to developing all of our staff via routes such as secondments, transfers and promotion. In 2019 35% of our vacancies were filled by internal promotions.
A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place
- Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work.
- We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 8 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves.
Flexible Working and Other Benefits
- We are committed to maintaining your work/life balance. We offer 25 days annual leave, and operate a very popular Flexi Time scheme, which allows you to supplement your annual leave entitlement. After 5 years, staff annual leave entitlement increases to 28 days.
- St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.
What we do
At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 – 2020 we supported 32,800 people across all of our services. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.
How to apply
Click the ‘Apply Now’ Button at the top of the page to start your online application form. To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the ‘document available’ tab at the top of the advert page on our website.
Closing date: 10am 21st January 2022
Interview and assessments on: 1st February 2022
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.
Are you looking to work for one of the nation's leading health Charities? Eden Brown is currently recruiting for an Events Fundraising Officer to join a busy events team to deliver end to end events.
As Events Fundraising Officer you will be involved in delivering the Charitie's flag ship events programme which includes event delivery, recruitment of volunteers and stewardship of supporters. You will also plan and organise mass participation events as well as work collaboratively with the rest of the fundraising team.
To be successful in this role you must have experience in event delivery and managing Mass participation events. Experience in doing risk assessments is essential. You will also be enthusiastic and a strong relationship builder. Excellent project management is key to this role.
This is a home-based role with some travel involved. Please note that there is a London weighting allowance of up to £3,600 if based within London.
This really is an exciting time to join a Charity who really do amazing things at the busiest time in their events calendar! Email for more information
Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer.
We’re delighted to be working with a fantastic homelessness charity who are looking for a Fundraising Database Officer to join their team. You’ll improve data quality on the database by running queries and reports to identify where data is not accurate. You’ll create and run reporting for the fundraising team, whilst also providing support when it comes to implementing best practices when using and developing the database.
You’ll have the ability to be a solve challenges related to data, estimating a time to develop solutions and communicating those timeframes effectively. You’ll also assist in training Raiser’s Edge users to ensure they are fully aware of the relevant aspects of database functionality, whilst also safeguarding supporter data and ensuring all data collections activities are in line with GDPR.
You will need:
- Experience in using databases as an administrator
- Experience in developing complex reporting
- Ability to use data management tools and techniques, including Microsoft Excel
- The ability to prioritise with a solution-focused approach
If you would like to have an informal discussion, please call Chloe 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.
Based in London office or home based depending on Covid-19 restrictions
War on Want is a dynamic, radical organisation working in the UK and with partners around the world to fight poverty and defend human rights, as part of the movement for global justice. We mobilise support and build alliances to fight for human rights and raise public awareness of the structural causes of poverty and injustice, empowering people to take action for change. We work in partnership and active solidarity with grassroots groups around the world.
The Income & Engagement Team leads on War on Want’s external communications, raises much needed funds from a range of sources to support War on Want’s campaigns and programmes, and manages the organisation’s supporter database.
We are seeking a Fundraising & Engagement Assistant to provide support across the team and help to boost our activities. The successful candidate will work across a range of projects and support the roll out of new systems for supporter engagement and data management. The Assistant will take on leadership of crucial day-to-day supporter care and supporter data management processes, help us to research and approach new potential major funders, and have the opportunity to contribute to the management of War on Want’s external communications activities and social media channels.
This an opportunity for a committed non-profit professional early in their career to gain experience of a wide range of fundraising and communications functions in the context of an international human rights organisation. The post-holder will have significant opportunities for professional development and will play a vital role in driving forward War on Want’s work for human rights around the world.
For more details and to apply, please visit our website via the Apply button.
Application deadline: 12 noon, Sunday 6 February 2022
Date for interviews: Expected w/c 14 February 2022
War on Want welcomes applications from all members of the community. We strive to be an equal opportunities employer.
Please note that we can only accept applications from individuals with the right to work in the UK. We are unable to sponsor working visa applications.
To help manage and coordinate PETA and PETA entities’ Fundraising Events Department
Term of Employment:
Assistant Director, International Fundraising
Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
- Assist the Assistant Director and Director, International Fundraising, with overseeing the day-to day operations of the Fundraising Events Department
- Plan, organize, manage, and attend fundraising events held by PETA and PETA entities
- Exercise a lead role in overseeing aspects of PETA and PETA entity fundraising events
- Ensure that event projects remain on schedule and deadlines are met
- Develop relations with event vendors and negotiate contracts and costs to ensure the best possible value
- Analyze data and evaluate events in order to implement strategy to improve event effectiveness
- Oversee the production of invitations, mailings, acknowledgement letters, awards, and other event-related materials
- Oversee the coordination of presentation material, including the creation of scripts and PowerPoint presentations
- Oversee the solicitation of donations and coordinating the production of gift bag materials
- Establish and maintain good communication and relationships with PETA donors and individuals at all levels of PETA and PETA entities
- Manage and track event RSVPs using PETA entities' donor databases and other tracking documents
- Manage event inventory and the shipping, receiving, and storage of event supplies
- Recruit and manage volunteers for events
- Collect and maintain event data, including costs, revenue, and confidential donor information
- Assist the department director and associate director in taking lead role in the training of new hires in all event planning and departmental aspects
- Perform additional duties assigned by the supervisor
- Demonstrable event planning experience
- Proven experience with data entry and database-maintenance systems
- Proficiency with a variety of Microsoft Office programs
- Proven exceptional oral and written communications and negotiation skills
- Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
- Proven ability to establish priorities, organize tasks, work under pressure and meet multiple deadlines
- Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.