Wirral, Merseyside
£21,089 - £23,761 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Challenge Events Fundraiser - 37.5 hours per week
Type - Permanent
Based – The role is based at CCC-Wirral

The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity is growing and we have a number of fantastic opportunities to join our Fundraising Team!


As we open Liverpool's first cancer hospital in just a few months, we are in the most exciting phase of our history. With investment in our existing centres and the future of cancer care across Merseyside and Cheshire, we are the only charity dedicated to the incredible work of The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.

Our charity funds the latest treatments, vital research, technology and the best possible environment for around 30,000 patients each year at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre. As one of the largest cancer hospitals in the UK, we operate from 18 sites, including our Centres in Wirral & Aintree, our blood cancer Unit at the Royal, and our network of clinics across the region. We are excited to add our brand new cancer hospital in Liverpool City Centre to this network in May 2020.

In line with our future plans we have an incredible opportunity for an incredible Challenge Events Fundraiser to join our fundraising team. This role will not only be instrumental in raising the final £5m of our public appeal to transform cancer care for people across Merseyside and Cheshire, but is also key to the charity's future growth.


This newly created position is focal to connecting supporters of The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity with the challenge of their lifetime! The Challenge Events Fundraiser will promote challenge events such as runs, marathons, bike rides and skydives, and is key to inspiring, motivating and supporting people who are raising money for the charity through challenges.

This role also includes getting involved in the logistics and running of our own in-house events with the rest of the events team – helping to make sure they are safe, smooth running and most of all fun for our supporters!

This exciting role is perfect for a passionate person who loves a challenge, and whose enthusiasm for events is evident. You will spend a lot of your time communicating with fundraisers and getting the very best out of them; being on hand to give challenge event participants the tools that they need to hit their fundraising goals.

General Overview:

  • Lead on third party fundraising events as directed by the Events Fundraising Manager
  • Support marketing activity to recruit participants for our events
  • Identify case stories to inspire others to take part
  • Attend third party events – weekend work required
  • Liaise with third-party event providers for event delivery
  • To develop and maintain relationships with staff and supporters
  • Prepare information packs and marketing materials
  • To undertake a wide range of duties in relation to in-house event creation, marketing, set-up, and running under the guidance of the Events Fundraising Manager
  • Coordinate with fundraisers to encourage income generation and further participation
  • Attend events with and on behalf of the Events Fundraising Manager

The ideal candidate will have a real passion for events and should be able to show that to fundraisers. Ideally you will love a challenge, sport, and love to talk all things fundraising and events. You’ll enjoy building excellent relationships and managing the supporter journey which will start and end with you, with a fantastic challenge in the middle.

If you are looking to discover a career in fundraising and/or events, this is a fantastic opportunity in a fast-paced charity events environment.


This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and forward thinking Trust.

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s leading cancer centres, providing high quality care to the population of Merseyside and Cheshire and beyond.

We provide a comprehensive range of inpatient care, advanced radiotherapy, chemotherapy and other systemic anti-cancer therapies including gene therapies and immunotherapies for the treatment of solid tumours and blood cancers. We are also the only facility in the UK providing low-energy proton beam therapy to treat rare eye cancers.

We are currently embarking on an £162 million investment in facilities including a new cancer hospital in the heart of Liverpool due to open in 2020. Based on the same thriving research and healthcare campus as the University of Liverpool and Royal Liverpool University Hospital, the new hospital will ensure every patient receives truly outstanding care and can access the most advanced treatments and clinical trials for generations to come.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mark Parkinson
Events Fundraising Manager

(no agencies please)

Refreshed on: 21 December 2019
Closed date: 05 January 2020
Job ref: 158-19-319-FUN
Tags: Admin, Fundraising

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.