If you love being outdoors, enjoy talking to people and have amazing organisation skills, then our Events Fundraising Officer role is for you. Each year, almost 1,000 people take part in a Youth Adventure Challenge Event. We are looking for a dynamic Events Fundraising Officer to recruit and support our fundraisers, assist with the organisation of events and help us to develop this significant income stream.
Working alongside the Corporate Partnerships Manager, the Events Fundraising Officer is instrumental in every step of delivering well managed, fun and safe events for our corporate partners and event participants, as well as ensuring the fundraising success of each event.
Excellent communication and people skills will be essential, as you will play a key role in building up relationships with the clients, the participants and their supporters. Furthermore, you will be involved in the whole process of event organisation, including developing the event, preparing the resources, team communications, updating the website, social media, helping with logistics, maintaining accurate records, reporting and banking and thanking. In addition, the post holder will work on other fundraising activities and play a key role in developing new, event based, income streams.
The Fundraising Officer must be self-motivated, well organised, able to multi task, a strong administrator, a fantastic team player, have excellent inter-personal skills and enjoy being outdoors. Paid or voluntary experience in a fundraising environment is essential. This is a great opportunity for somebody looking to take the next step in their career, with plenty of scope to develop your skills and experience within a supportive team. In time, it is hoped that this role could become a full time position, depending on success.
The Youth Adventure Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.
For more information, please download the Job Pack, which contains the full Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please complete the Application Form which includes the opportunity to outline why you think you are suitable for this role, making specific reference to the Job Description and Person Specification. CVs will not be accepted. Application forms should be returned to Louise Balaam, Director of Fundraising.
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