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Event Fundraising Officer

Employer
Alzheimer's Society
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Event Fundraising OfficerContract Type: Fixed TermLocation: Home Worker - England and WalesSalary: £26,451 - £28,886 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) + London allowance of £3,600 (if applicable)Working Hours: 35 per weekClosing Date: 25 May 2022Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom or Teams)Reference Number: VAC3169Please note, the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 23:59pm on the closing date.We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.About Alzheimer's SocietyDementia has devastated lives but dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.About the roleWe have a brilliant new opportunity for a passionate Fundraising Officer to join our Fundraising division at the Alzheimer's Society. This role will require the post holder to play a key role in the delivery of the Memory Walk & Glow programmes. In this role you will: - Plan, organise and manage Memory Walk & Glow events. - Provide the best possible event experience, to increase sign-ups and income, to ultimately support more people affected by dementia. - Work across our Memory Walk & Glow projects, taking the lead on areas such as stewardship, volunteering and event-delivery. - Be part of our fantastic Bespoke Events team, which sits within our events team as part of the fundraising directorate.About youWe are looking for someone with a background in event management, and experience or transferrable skills working across fundraising campaigns or communications. You will; - Be comfortable planning and delivering events in an outdoor environment. You may already be in an event coordinator or event manager role. - Understand how to produce, and put into action, event management plans, risk assessments and emergency response plans. - Be enthusiastic, creative, highly organised and a good negotiator. - Have experience working across a variety of projects and be able to prioritise your workload effectively. - Enjoy building strong relationships both within and external to your organisation, and have excellent communication skills. - Have skills which are applicable to recruiting and managing volunteers within an events environment. - Be flexible to work weekends in Autumn and Spring to deliver the event series alongside the team.Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.You may have experience of the following: Events Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Coordinator, Charities, Not for Profit, Fundraiser, Marketing, Business Development, Donor Management, Fundraising Officer, Third Sector, Fundraising Assistant, etc.Ref: 132 596
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