Tadworth, Surrey
£42,500 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Events Fundraising Manager to join the Children’s Trust.

The purpose of this role is to shape and lead on how the Events Fundraising team at the charity deliver the portfolio of events to ensure that income is maximised from this important revenue stream.

As our Senior Events Fundraising Manager, you will be reporting to the Head of Volunteer Fundraising and will lead a team of three events fundraisers.  Experienced in delivering and developing events, your role will be to lead the Events Fundraising team to deliver the portfolio, ensuring that income is maximised from this important revenue stream as we enter into a new strategic period at the charity.

Experience of working in a fundraising events role, working with volunteer committees, and delivering complex events is desirable. The essential skills needed for the role include : the ability to lead a team; having drive, energy and ambition; possessing excellent communication skills; being able to plan and organise effectively; and manage multiple activities concurrently.

You will be a natural and enthusiastic leader, able to support a high-performing team to go on and be even more successful.  

This is a chance for an outstanding candidate to make a significant and lasting difference to the lives of thousands of children and families.

Closing date: Sunday 19th September 2021

Interviews dates: Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd September 2021.

PLEASE NOTE: The Children's Trust Application Form must be completed and submitted, in order for your application to be considered.  As part of the shortlisting process, gaps in employment will be examined and will be further explored during the interview process.  

A copy of the  candidate briefing pack and application form will be located under the jobs section on The Children's Trust website.

The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with acquired brain injury, providing expert rehabilitation, education, therapy and care at our national specialist centre in Tadworth, and to children and their families across the UK, via our Brain Injury Community Service. 

Boasting a beautiful 24-acre site in Surrey, we are located just outside of London, close to the M25 (accessible via Junction 8, A217 to Tadworth) and easily accessible via National Rail, by way of: Clapham Junction, Sutton and Epsom.

The work we do is highly rewarding, and in addition to an attractive salary, we offer a valuable range of benefits, including: free on-site parking; subsidised cafeteria; on-site staff accommodation (subject to availability); the ability to retain your NHS pension (where applicable) or the opportunity to join an alternative scheme; and the opportunity to develop and implement your expertise in an environment that is as unusual in its beautiful historic nature, as it is unique in its state-of-the-art facilities.

At The Children’s Trust we recognise how important it is to have leadership that reflects the children, young people and families that we support. We also recognise that staff, comprised of a range of skills, backgrounds and experiences will help us to better understand the needs of those we support, and how we can best represent their interests. We, therefore, particularly welcome applications from disabled people, individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds and those from other under-represented groups. The Children’s Trust is committed to achieving equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) across all levels of the organisation. 

Application Instructions

Please can you also complete the online application form located on The Children's Trust website.

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Posted on: 06 September 2021
Closed date: 19 September 2021
Job ref: Senior Events Fundraising Manager
Tags: Fundraising