BN3, Hove
Brighton, The City of Brighton and Hove
£30,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description


Corporate and Events Officer
Reed House, Brighton & Hove
Full Time - 37 Hours per week
£27,000 per annum 

YMCA DownsLink Group is a charity that works with young people throughout Sussex and Surrey to enable them to belong, contribute and thrive by providing accommodation, counselling and wellbeing services, housing advice, mentoring and apprenticeships. 

We have a bold ambition to significantly increase fundraised income to help us to support even more young people across Sussex and Surrey. To achieve this the group has committed to growing and diversifying income streams through investment into a new fundraising team and strategy. 

As part of this fundraising development, there is an exciting opportunity for a Corporate and Events Officer to join the new team.

The Corporate and Events Officer will work closely with the Head of Fundraising, taking responsibility for activating, managing and growing local corporate partnerships and YMCA fundraising events across Sussex and Surrey. They will be responsible for developing existing contacts and events, whilst also creating and delivering new ones. They will be the key contact for local corporate activity and YMCA events, working to a fundraising target.

Given this is a new team, there is scope for the successful candidate to significantly grow their fundraising knowledge and experience. The role will suit an ambitious individual with a commercial and creative mind, who is looking to further develop their skills in corporate and events fundraising.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack, please contact Hannah Barrett, Head of Fundraising at [email protected] .org. We will not respond to agencies. 

YMCA DownsLink Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.


Closing date for applications: Monday 30th September at 9am

Interview date: Monday 7th & Tuesday 8th October 


Please note that we do not accept CVs.
To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group, www.ymcadlg .org/vacancies/, or contact HR via [email protected] .org or Human Resources, 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE

Refreshed on: 28 August 2019
Closed date: 30 September 2019
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