Holborn, Greater London (Hybrid)
£25,000 - £29,000 per year
Contract, One year FTC (May to May), Full-time
Job description

This position will require the successful candidate to project manage a range of sports events and partnerships within the Children with Cancer UK portfolio and provide an excellent supporter experience to all sports events participants to maximise income.

We are a small charity and require an individual who is confident, articulate, well organised and with a keen eye for detail - someone who enjoys a challenge and has a methodical approach to their work. The role would ideally suit someone who is interested in in fundraising and progressing their fundraising career, particularly within Sports Events area.

Key responsibilities

  1. To offer excellent account management to our Sports Events Fundraisers
  2. To project manage key event within our portfolio

Duties and tasks to fulfil the key responsibilities

  1. Sports Events
  • To project manage a range of our sporting events and partnerships including runs, cycles, treks, obstacle and virtual events.
  • To assist the wider team on flagship events, including the TCS London Marathon.
  • In conjunction with your line manager, develop our portfolio of sports events.
  • Recruit and support new fundraisers to maximize their fundraising potential.
  • Build relationships with existing and new fundraisers, providing fundraising materials, encouragement and support.
  • To give presentations and talks to fundraisers as required.
  • To assist with the organisation of the team’s presence on event days and attend as required.
  • To work collaboratively across all teams in the organisation.
  1. Administration
  • To monitor campaign KPIs and objectives as set by your line manager.
  • To manage fundraising activities on Raiser’s Edge.
  • To ensure that data relating to participants and prospective participants is kept up-to-date and accessible to other members of the team.
  • To answer and respond courteously to any calls from fundraisers and prospective fundraisers.
  • To deal promptly with enquiries, both over the telephone and in writing.
  • To ensure mailings are dispatched effectively on a regular basis
  • To assist in the monitoring of stock and materials and ensuring adequate stocks are always held and available.
  1. Additional Responsibilities
  • Any other reasonable duties as directed by your line manager

Person Specification

Experience - Essential

  • Prior customer facing experience (not necessarily within the charity sector)

Experience - Desirable

  • Experience of Raisers Edge/Sales Force or other Customer Relationship Management software
  • Experience of dealing with charity supporters
  • Experience of working on social media channels
  • A proven interest in the charity sector and specifically working within sports events and / or community fundraising. Demonstrable by volunteering/work experience.

Skills and knowledge

  • An ability to work with a variety of stakeholders both internal and external, including fundraisers, committee members and wider team members 
  • Articulate and literate to a high level
  • Good customer service skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-task
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Good team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Other requirements

  • Enthusiastic, confident, sociable, resilient
  • Strong team player
  • A self-starter who can plan their own diary and seize the initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Able to work collaboratively as part of a team and contribute to a positive working environment and culture
  • The appointee will also be expected to be fully IT literate.

Other information

The post requires a certain amount of evening and weekend work and the post holder is expected to attend events as and when required – events could be in London or over several days throughout the UK or abroad.

At Children with Cancer UK we value diversity, and we are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


More about Children with Cancer UK

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Refreshed on: 01 June 2022
Closed date: 13 June 2022 at 15:34
Tags: Fundraising

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