Special Events Manager

Third Solutions
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have a background in Special Events? You will need to be both strategic and operational for this position.

The Company
Leading health charity providing essential information, support and research.

The Role
To deliver a series of high-profile events which meet the needs of the fundraising team, and engage and inspire existing and prospective donors, supporters and key stakeholders.
Supporting the Partnership Fundraising team to generate income from major donor audiences via special events
Review and develop, through improvement and innovation, the offerings to high net worth individuals
Seek continuous improvements to the quality and output of the special events programme
To be personally responsible for managing a series of best in class events which attract supporters at the highest levels
Liaise with senior volunteers, supporters and others to build committees and deliver fantastic events which generate substantial income and build relationships with new and existing donors
Accountable for the efficient management of expenditure relating to events
Manage the Special Events Officer

The Candidate
Extensive experience of managing high quality a special events, targeting high net worth donors
Experience of managing volunteer committees and engaging high net worth individuals in delivering events
Experience of working within a major gifts team and working closely with colleagues to support their donor engagement work.
Experience of developing, communicating and implementing business plans
Proven planning and project management experience to control effective use of resources
Experience of financial and budgetary management
Thorough and detailed knowledge of all aspects of running high-quality events
Experience of developing new ideas and introducing innovation in special event planning and delivery

Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.