Challenge Events Executive

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Closing date
9 Jul 2021

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Challenge Events Executive

Location: London with national travel

Salary: £20,110 to £23,442 per annum dependent on experience

This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in 17 days.

The Vacancy

Our mission is to inspire, guide and support young people in their self-development and recognise their achievements. Would you like to be part of our mission?

The role:

As a challenge events executive, you will work with the Head of Fundraising Events to raise funds by recruiting, inspiring and developing support for the charity through sports and challenge fundraising events. The portfolio of activities will include: third party events and challenges like Royal Parks Half Marathon, skydives and our own mass participation events: DofE Adventure and DofE Challenge. You will play also play a substantial part in increasing supporter engagement, in close collaboration with colleagues.

What we are looking for:

Experience in delivering virtual mass participation or challenge events
Conversant with Fundraising Regulator's Code of Conduct
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Exceptional project management skills
Able to work well under pressure, balancing priorities and workload to achieve deadlines and targets
Ability to build outstanding client and other relationships
Ability to work well with immediate team and other staff and volunteers of the charity
A team player who seeks to engage and encourage to others get the best possible results

We offer excellent staff benefits including a competitive salary, generous pension contribution, flexible working and an employee assistance programme.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Basic DBS check.

If you would like to access the application form in a different format or if would like any assistance that might help improve your experience while completing the application, please contact us by email.

Closing Date: 17 June 2021

Please note the vacancy may close early and we will be shortlisting and interviewing on an ongoing basis. We recommend you apply at the earliest opportunity.

About the DofE

The DofE charity works with organisations across the UK to help young people gain essential skills, experience, confidence and resilience to successfully navigate adult life.

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