London, Greater London
£39,786 - £42,958 gross per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

For almost 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, we have led the global fight against hunger. We save the lives of children and their families. We are there for them before and after disaster strikes. We enable people to provide for themselves, see their children grow up strong, and build prosperous communities. In 2017, Action Against Hunger reached over 20 million people.

In the UK we have grown well over the last 20 years, increasing our income and staff numbers accordingly. We are now placed to continue this growth and meet our ambitions for 2020 and beyond.

Our Fundraising & Communications department has grown to a talented and passionate team of 38 people. We’re proud of our commitment to building the highest quality of relationships with our supporters and our portfolio of established and developing fundraising activities. We are confident we have the foundations in place to continue our growth and meet our ambition of raising £5m of private income per year by 2020.

The Head of Special Events will lead a thriving calendar of special events, primarily targeted at  our high value supporters, but with a growing number of public facing events. This includes events such as Auction Against Hunger, the Hawksmoor Dinner and Too Many Critics, as well as a series of beneficiary events across the year. In addition the role project manages our flagship gala event, the Fine Wine Auction, past its 10th anniversary and still growing year on year.

This role is ideally suited to an experienced and passionate events manager, excited by the prospect of developing an already successful and varied portfolio of events. We are always looking to recruit passionate and dedicated individuals who are keen to join our teamand contribute to the fight against child hunger.For more detailed information on the role, please download the attached PDF Job description.

The post will be based in Action Against Hunger-UK’s London office, candidates must therefore demonstrate their right to work in the UK.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on 11th of February 2020.  Interviews will take place on Friday 14th  February 2020.  

Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive we are only able to contact shortlisted applicants. Thank you for your understanding.

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Posted on: 21 January 2020
Closed date: 11 February 2020
Tags: Fundraising