Would you like to save and change the lives of women escaping violence and abuse? Refuge exists to do just that. We are the country's largest single provider of specialist support to women and children experiencing domestic abuse and other forms of gender-based violence.
Based in London, Refuge is a growing organisation with ambitious goals. We are passionate about delivering lifesaving and life-changing services to women and children, and creating a more equal world for generations to come. Empowering women and children is at the heart of our work, and we strive to have long-lasting impact on the lives of 7,000 women and children who use our services on any given day.
Refuge is seeking an Events Fundraising Manager to join our ambitious and passionate fundraising team. You will be joining a passionate and driven team of two to manage the current programme and supporting on the strategic growth.
The Events Fundraising Manager role is a new post and is responsible for managing, delivering and developing the events fundraising programme. As well as managing the current programme and innovating to develop and grow our supporter base and event products, this role will also be responsible for delivering exceptional supporter stewardship to drive maximising income and long term support. We are looking for a passionate, ambitious and driven events expert to continue this growth both online and offline.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and driven individual with a passion for events fundraising and managing a fast growing program and team.
The post holder will work under the Head of Community and Events Fundraising to manage and grow the events fundraising income, both online and offline to create a dynamic portfolio and new audience to Refuge.
We are looking for someone who shares our values. Refuge is committed to equitable recruitment - we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, and are happy to consider candidates looking for part time and flexible working hours. Any special accessibility requirements will be accommodated at interview.
You will have a track record of managing events from mass participation to intimate events, working across virtual and face to face to drive income growth. You will have good organisation skills, and the ability to balance multiple projects at once.
You will have experience in managing a six figure budget, strong analytical skills and ability to build digital recruitment programs. You will have experience in working on a CRM database and Microsoft Office as well as the knowledge of fundraising practices with a focus in events.
Competitive salary offering annual progression within points of the salary grade, 28 days annual leave increasing to 30 days, pension scheme with People's pension that includes a 6% Employer contribution, comprehensive EAP.
Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development. We offer the first Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) accredited qualification for our profession.
Please visit Refuge's website for further details and other opportunities.
Closing Date: 18 May 2021
Interview Date: 24 May 2021
An Basic Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.
Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.