EC1V, London
£27,425 - £29,825 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

This is a permanent position.  

We are looking for a Challenge Events Fundraiser to join our ambitious and growing type 1 diabetes charity JDRF.

Based in London, you will work closely with the Challenge & Sports Events Manager as well as the Head of Challenge & Sports Events to maximise fundraising income from Challenge Events in order to ensure targets are achieved and sufficient income is received to support the activities of JDRF.

You will take responsibility for the success of our Open Challenges portfolio, the London Landmarks half, The Big Half Marathon, Ride London and other key mass participation events.

As an events professional, you may have worked for charities before in similar roles or perhaps as a coordinator and are ready to make that step into the role of a fundraiser. You will be driven by reaching and surpassing fundraising targets and have a passion for delivering supporter stewardship of the highest level.

You should be hardworking and passionate about event fundraising, and enjoy working in a team environment. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and have the creative freedom to manage your supporter communications and event marketing.

You’ll have previous experience of:

  • Working in either an event fundraising or events-based role
  • Experience of working to event budgets and plans
  • Experience speaking with and stewarding supporters
  • Creating event plans and post-event evaluations
  • Working with a database and managing event registrations and communications
  • Working as part of a team with a varied workload

You will find a vibrant atmosphere and spirited team at JDRF, always striving to make a difference to people living with type 1.

If you’re ready to apply for the role then please complete the form below.

As an employer we offer:

  • Flexible working and will consider compressed hours
  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 25 days and bank holidays
  • Health cash plan
  • Season ticket and cycle loan
  • Pension scheme

JDRF is the world’s leading charitable research funder into type 1 diabetes, improving lives until we find the cure. We are dedicated to our 400,000 strong type 1 community in the UK and work closely with our international affiliates across the world, including the US, Canada and Australia.  We are a trusted source of information, provide support and raise the condition up healthcare and government agendas.

‘JDRF is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age.’ 

More about JDRF

We are JDRF.

We won’t stop until we create a world without type 1 diabetes.

There are currently 400,000 people in t... Read more

Refreshed on: 29 February 2020
Closed date: 09 March 2020
Tags: Fundraising

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