Alzheimer's Society
£43477 - £48852 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home Worker (England, Wales and NI)
Salary: £43,477 - £48,852 per annum (depending on skills and experience) + London allowance of £3,600 (if applicable)
Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 28 July 2022
Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom or Teams)

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 23:59pm on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

About Alzheimer\'s Society

Who we are

Alzheimer’s Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia.

What we want

We will not rest until people with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.

What we do

We support people affected by dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times, to improve their lives and help to avoid crisis.
No matter whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, you can turn to Alzheimer’s Society/us for expert support through practical advice, emotional support, and guidance for the best next step
We join forces with people affected by dementia, leading scientists and policy makers, amplifying voices to push for cutting edge breakthroughs and societal change that’ll improve the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the future

How we do it

We’re the friendly face of support, the warm voice at the end of the phone and the determined minds who will fight passionately for the cause of everyone affected by dementia.

About the role

We have an outstanding new opportunity available within our Fundraising division and looking for someone to lead our special events team, delivering a busy portfolio of events that drive income and engagement with our most influential supporters.

In this role, you’ll work across our high-value and high-volume fundraising teams (Philanthropy, Corporate & Events) to develop and deliver a Special Events strategy that showcases the breadth of the Society’s work.

You’ll lead your team to put on exceptional events that inspire our guests to support Alzheimer’s Society, from our flagship Carol Service and Polo Day to a Sports Gala Auction.

You’ll lead on the creation of a new special event committee, bringing together well connected and influential people to guide the special event calendar to success. And build trusted relationships with some of our most senior colleagues and volunteers and assess and develop potential new events that fill gaps in our portfolio.

This role is predominately home-based but you must be willing and able to travel to meetings and deliver our events.

About you

- Experience in events management.
- Confident in working with and responding to high-profile, influential audiences.
- Demonstrate your ability to deliver results and built relationships with senior colleagues and influential supporters.
- Ability to confidently lead a meeting with a special event committee as you are pitching for new sponsorship opportunities.
- Experience in designing creative event calendars and complex event budgets.
- Ability to convey key Society messages through events, create exciting sponsorship packages, and maximise on-the-night fundraising opportunities.
- Be adept at juggling tasks and workflow to meet deadlines and thrive on finding creative solutions to challenges.
- Ability to build key relationships within your team and across the Society, using your open, collaborative approach.
- Knowledge on how to evaluate an event’s success and use the insight to drive continuous improvement that means we can do even more for people affected by dementia.

Person Specification

- Innovative and target-driven.
- Be creative and ambitious with excellent people management to motivate your team.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, being approachable and friendly.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Excellent IT skills and ability to use Microsoft packages confidently.
- Be enthusiastic and passionate with a can-do attitude.
- Be able to work collaboratively with other team members if/when required.

You may have experience of the following: Events Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Coordinator, Charities, Not for Profit, Fundraiser, Marketing, Business Development, Donor Management, Fundraising Officer, Third Sector, Fundraising Assistant, etc.

Ref: 134 788
Posted on: 15 July 2022
Closed date: 28 July 2022 at 01:00
Job ref: 134788
Tags: Fundraising