EC1V, London
£27,975-£32,775 per annum inclusive if based in London and £25,800-£30,300 per annum inclusive if based outside of London
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Location: Islington, London, if based outside of London the role will be home based however travel to London will be necessary

Salary: £27,975-£32,775 per annum inclusive if based in London and £25,800-£30,300 per annum inclusive if based outside of London

Hours: 35 hours

Closing date:  1 February at 10.00am

Interview date: 10 February


This is a permanent position. 


Are you a Special Events professional looking for your next step in the sector?


We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly organised individual to join JDRF as Special Events Fundraiser as part of the Special Events Team which sits within High Value Partnerships.


You will take lead responsibility for the operational management and delivery of a number of JDRF Special Events including gala dinners, receptions and cultivation events. You will support committee-led and third-party Special Events as well as collaborating with internal teams on delivering events, including the bi-annual Patrons’ Club Reception. You will also support the Special Events Manager in the development and implementation of JDRF’s Special Events strategy.


As a highly creative and confident fundraiser, you will be given the scope to develop existing events as well as creating new and innovative events to increase fundraising as well as raising awareness of JDRF. Relationship building (both externally and internally) is a key part of the role and an integral part of working for JDRF so you will have excellent interpersonal and stewardship skills.


You’ll have previous experience of:

  • Managing successful Special Events within the charity sector
  • Developing event plans and materials creatively and innovatively
  • Building relationships with high level supporters, senior volunteer committees and external suppliers
  • Achieving and delivering budgets
  • Working well on own initiative and cooperatively as a team


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


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.


‘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

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Refreshed on: 20 January 2022
Closing date: 01 February 2022
Tags: Fundraising

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