Appointed Special Events Fundraising Manager



About the organisation/role

The Senior Special Events and Philanthropy Manager will have strategic responsibility for the special events portfolio (with an Events Manager and Executive to carry out the day-to-day of event planning), and personally lead most stewardship and account management activity for the charity.

Job description

The portfolio includes a number of 5, 6 and 7-figure donors, and with a brand new prospect research function, there is a healthy pipeline of new activity being developed as well. The post will also manage a committee of high-value volunteers who run the charity’s annual carol concert.

Person specification

This role would suit someone who:

  • has a background in philanthropy and wants to add special events to their bow.
  • is a confident communicator, able to manage a committee of senior volunteers.
  • is keen to work in a supportive, nurturing environment – as such we’d be happy to hear from candidates taking a step up

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