London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£25,500 - £33,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Challenge Events Programme Manager
Full time (34.5 hour per week), we are open to a conversation about how you work these hours

Split between home and our London Office / Office based – London Office / Home-based
Salary: £29k - £33k (London) / £25.5k – £29.5k (National)

We’re looking for a Challenge Events Programme Manager with excellent communication skills and project management experience to deliver the Mighty Hikes, one of the fastest growing mass participation events in the sector.

We are striving to do everything we can to ensure that our workforce is representative of the people we support, and those who support us. We advocate for being an inclusive organisation, where everyone can feel that they belong and where there are no barriers to success. 

We want every individual to feel empowered to bring their best to work, and that’s why we offer flexibility in our working locations, working hours and benefits so we can support you in your life and your career, and we welcome a conversation about how these options can best support you.

We offer a range of flexible working patterns, such as compressed hours, e.g. 34.5 hours in 4 days instead of 5, flexibility to work earlier or later around our core working hours of 10am-4pm and more options. 

About the role

The Mighty Hikes are a series of one-day full and half marathon hiking events in beautiful locations across the UK. You will be part of a passionate and dedicated team working to deliver 14+ events between May and September for over 30,000 people.

You will be responsible for planning and implementing a sector-leading event day experience as well as identifying opportunities for developing and growing the series. 

You will be the account manager for our event delivery partner, Threshold Sports, and have the opportunity to work with teams across the organisation. This role also has line management responsibility. 

You’ll be rewarded by joining a fun and high-performing team at one of the UK’s most loved charity brands. You will also be rewarded knowing your work is making a real difference to people living with cancer.

This role does require weekend work (although not at your desk) as you’ll be out and about cheering on our participants. A full UK driver’s license is preferred and a willingness to drive a van is a bonus.

You will be compensated for your weekend work with days in lieu and we commit to developing you throughout your career at Macmillan. We also offer benefits including private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous leave and interest free loans for season ticket and gym membership.

About you

You will be an experienced project manager and account manager with experience looking after large budgets. You must be able to demonstrate strong teamwork, time management and communication skills.

Experience working with Excel and CRM systems is desirable.

About us
We help millions of people with cancer across the UK live life as fully as they can through physical, emotional and financial support. Our values are at the heart of who we are and everything we do, inspiring our thinking and guiding our actions. Together, we do whatever it takes for people living with cancer; with heart, with strength and with ambition.

Recruitment Process
The application deadline is Sunday 23 January.

In order to ensure fairness and consistency to select the best candidate for this role, all of our applications are anonymised up until an interview has been confirmed so that shortlisting is based solely upon the suitability of the candidate’s experience.

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Refreshed on: 20 January 2022
Closed date: 23 January 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 8992
Tags: Fundraising

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