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ABOUT THE ROLE
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a lively, dynamic and driven fundraising Events Team. Over the last decade, Breast Cancer Care has built up a strong events function, with events currently accounting for a quarter of the charity’s overall voluntary income.
We are now looking for an experienced and driven Project Manager to help us continue to deliver our targets and identify new opportunities for our Bespoke Events portfolio.
With the support of the Senior Events Manager the post holder will be responsible for the delivery and development of the Bespoke Events portfolio – currently comprising of our fashion shows, carol concerts, walking events, cycling events, and a range of other glamorous events. The role will require you to work with a range of individuals from committees, sponsors, suppliers, volunteers and senior management.
The post holder will work across these prestigious events and will need a highly motivated approach. They will also have direct line management for an Executive.
We are looking for someone with events fundraising experience in delivering high end and large scale events for 400 to 2000 guests/participants. Outstanding organisational, communication, budget management and marketing skills are required whilst being a key team player. The post holder will be accustomed to working on various projects, will be flexible and able to deal with conflicting demands and meet tight deadlines. They will also be required for event day attendance across the entire Events team portfolio, so an enthusiasm to be involved with events of all natures is a must.
Breast Cancer Care is the only specialist UK-wide charity dedicated to providing support for people affected by breast cancer. Our vision is that every person affected receives the best treatment, information and support.
Since 1973, we’ve been caring for, supporting and campaigning on behalf of people affected by breast cancer. Today, we offer a unique range of services including one-to-one support over the phone and online from specialists and people who’ve been there, plus local group support. From the moment someone notices something isn’t right, through to their treatment and beyond, we’re there to help them feel more in control.
Breast Cancer Care is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.
Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 18 January 2019
First interviews: Friday 25 January 2019