CH63, Wirral
£20,330 - £21,777 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Events Fundraising Assistant

- 37.5 hours per week

Type - Permanent contract

Based – The role is based at CCC-Wirral however will require attendance in CCC-Liverpool at least once per week


The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s leading providers of non-surgical cancer treatment, caring for a population of 2.4 million people across Cheshire & Merseyside, North Wales, the Isle of Man and parts of Lancashire.

Our flagship specialist cancer hospital in Liverpool opened in June 2020, supported by our hospital on the Clatterbridge Health Park in Wirral providing outpatient cancer treatment and supportive care, and our radiotherapy treatment centre on the Aintree Hospital site.

Together, working across three sites and operating specialist chemotherapy clinics in four of Merseyside’s district hospitals, we are able to deliver a comprehensive range of inpatient care, advanced radiotherapy, chemotherapy and other systemic anti-cancer therapies including gene therapies and immunotherapies. We also deliver a pioneering Treatment at Home and Work service; are the only facility in the UK providing low-energy proton beam therapy to treat rare eye cancers.

Working with leading experts from The University of Liverpool and the Cancer Research UK Liverpool Cancer Trials Unit we strive to stay at the forefront of novel treatments and techniques to deliver more effective and personalised treatments than ever before.

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


Following the opening of Liverpool's first cancer hospital in June 2020, 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 over 30,000 patients each year at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre. As one of the largest cancer hospitals in the UK, we operate from 19 sites, including our Centres in Liverpool, Wirral & Aintree, and our network of clinics across the region.

In line with our future plans we have an incredible opportunity for an enthusiastic Events Fundraising Assistant to join our fundraising team. This role will be instrumental in raising funds to help transform cancer care for people across Merseyside and Cheshire, and is key to the charity's future growth.


Assisting the Events Fundraising Manager, this role is key to the success of the charity’s fundraising events – from countryside bike rides and coastal walks to adrenaline fuelled skydives and everything in between! You will assist in marketing the events, the recruitment of participants, and giving our supporters the tools they need to hit their fundraising goals to support the work we do.

This exciting role also includes getting involved in the logistics of our events – helping to make sure our events are safe, smooth running and most of all fun for our supporters! You could be developing a social media campaign one day, and handing out medals in a muddy field the next. It’s an exciting role and no two days are the same.

General overview:

• Provide proactive support in the planning, preparation and manual set up of fundraising events

• Preparing and sending out fundraising packs to participants ahead of events to aid fundraising and participation

• Support marketing activity to recruit participants for our events

• Identify case stories to inspire others to take part

• Attend third party events as and when required (some weekends)

• Recruitment and coordination of event volunteers

• Maintain event systems, including database management and filing

• Support on specific third party events as designated by the Events Fundraising Manager

• Communicate with fundraisers to encourage income generation and further participation

• Source gifts in kind and prizes from local companies

• Prepare information packs and marketing materials

• Attend events with and on behalf of the Events Fundraising Manager

• Encourage participation in organised fundraising activities and events

The ideal candidate will have a passion for events, marketing, the outdoors, and fundraising. You should be someone with a very hands-on approach, and are happy to do everything for the good of the event and the charity. You will thrive on making our events a success, raising money for people with cancer and supporting our participants on their journey.

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

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We take an active responsibility for ensuring systems, policies and processes are in place to safeguard children, young people and adults. We support the national and local safeguarding agenda, including local arrangements for the protection of children young person and adults at risk.

Refreshed on: 16 September 2021
Closed date: 29 September 2021
Job ref: Events Fundraising Assistant
Tags: Admin, Fundraising

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