Events Officer

Recruiter
Heyland Recruitment Ltd
Location
Chester
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
14 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

My client, a prestigious well-known organisation based in Chester are currently recruiting. Due to promotion they require an Events Officer to complement their existing small but busy team. The role will be on a full time permanent basis, Monday to Friday 08:30AM to 17:00PM.

The main purpose of this role is to support the Head of Development managing all aspects of event coordination, database administration and alumni relations.

Main Responsibilities:

Events

  • Create and initiate ideas for Alumni events
  • Co-ordinate the organisation, planning and execution of internal and external Alumni and other fundraising events

Fundraising Support

  • Support the Head of Development with the cultivation and stewardship of relationships. This includes being a first point of contact including face-to-face, telephone, written and electronic communication.

Research

  • Co-ordinate efforts to encourage all school leavers to become active members of the School's alumni community
  • Co-ordinate efforts to improve and measure levels of alumni engagement
  • Co-ordinate efforts to seek out and re-engage with lost alumni
  • Improve the quality and levels of data held on all alumni with full consideration of the school's policies and current laws
  • Support the Head of Development in identifying, researching and creating detailed profiles and briefings on major donor prospects, charitable foundations and other organisations
  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of the identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donor prospects onto the Raiser's Edge database

Communications

  • Design and organise initiatives to support the Development Office's goal to increase the number of contacts held for members of the School's community
  • Regularly research and write news items relating to Alumni
  • Assist with mailings to donors and other members of the School's community
  • Co-ordinate alumni e-communications
  • Co-ordinate efforts to engage with alumni via all social media channels

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