EC1V, London (Hybrid)
£27,975-£32,775 per annum inclusive
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Hybrid working: part London Office (EC1V) part home work

Salary: £27,975-£32,775 per annum inclusive

Hours: 35 hours


The role has an open-ended closing date and interviews will be scheduled as and when applications are received. This is a permanent position.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly organised individual to join JDRF as Special Events Fundraiser as part of the Special Events Team.


The Special Events team delivers a range of events, including gala dinners, receptions and cultivation events. You will take responsibility for operational management and delivery of a number of these events. In addition 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.


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.


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.


You’ll have previous experience of:

  • Supporting and/or managing successful Special Events
  • Developing event plans and materials
  • Building relationships with high level supporters, senior volunteer committees and external suppliers
  • Achieving budgets


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.’ 

Application Instructions

Please provide a cover letter, thank you.

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Refreshed on: 25 May 2022
Closed date: 07 June 2022 at 10:00
Tags: Fundraising

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