Community and Events Fundraising Manager
** Please note that this role is remote with occasional travel to the Borough, London office - please get in touch for more details **
Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to those affected by cervical cancer and cell changes (abnormalities). The charity was established in 1999 by James Maxwell following the death of his wife Jo, aged 40, from cervical cancer. Since then, they have provided advice and support to thousands of people, as well as their friends and families.
This is an exciting time to join as Jo’s approach their 25th Anniversary in 2024. The role of Community and Events Fundraising Manager is a new position that has been created to build on recent successes and develop a more rounded and proactive function.
Joining a core team of five, you will be responsible for evaluating current activity in and managing the overall growth of events and community fundraising, with an income target of c.£400k. You will collaborate with teams across the organisation to devise a strategic programme of events and community activity, which would include working with suppliers, designers, printers and digital marketing agencies.
This role is integral to the development of the charity and so is a fantastic opportunity for a resourceful, creative, ambitious and hardworking individual. There is also the potential to build a team, so experience in staff or volunteer management is an advantage.
As Community and Events Fundraising Manager, you will:
- Develop and implement a strategy for maximising income from community and events fundraising, including setting out plans to recruit and lead a team
- Establish a portfolio of challenge events through which supporters can raise money for Jo’s, including marketing plans and stewardship programmes
- Take responsibility for income target of £350k from Events and £50k from Community
- Develop a range of products, and a programme of stewardship, registration, event logistics, and marketing, to meet the needs of fundraising community, and to expand this community, including through deployment of volunteers
- Provide supporter care to community and events fundraisers, maintaining records, and proposing ways to improve processes
Ideal skills and experience:
- Successful fundraising from events or community income streams, including monitoring of marketing and stewardship plans
- Strong account and relationship management skills, with proven ability to confidently build and develop relationships with a variety of donors, partners, platforms and suppliers
- Experience of establishing and managing new income from events and products
- A proactive and resourceful approach, with the ability to take ownership of your area and problem-solve
Employee benefits include:
- Flexible working
- Up to 6% matched pension contribution
- 28 days annual leave, plus the option to buy leave
- Westfield Health Cash Plan