Special Events Manager

£33000 - £36000 per annum
03 August 2017
31 August 2017
Katie Corfield
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
This organisation is looking for a Special Events Manager to join their ambitious and globally renowned team. There are two roles available - 1 permanent and 1 10 month contract.

Client Details

This organisation is a leading charity based in central London. They are one of the most well-known charities in the UK with a world class reputation for their special events.


Key Responsibilities:

* Manage a string of majorly high profile fundraising events
* Line manage 1 executive
* Work with a wide variety of both internal and external stakeholders
* Build strong, long-lasting relationships with donors and stakeholders
* Execute high profile events to an excellent standard to continue this organisations well-built reputation
* Full event management from concept to delivery, including research, logistics and managing relationships with agency suppliers
* Budget management, ensuring income and expenditure is closely monitored
* Managing teams of volunteers
* Procuring items to be auctioned/raffled
* Work with other internal teams to ensure a successful marketing plan is in place that leads to maximised ticket sales
* Work with agencies and internal teams to provide high quality design collateral material
* Attending events outside of normal working hours


Person Specification:

* Prior experience of working on events that have a fundraising focus or experience of working on high value events that cater for high net worth individuals
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work to strict budgets
* Ability to think creatively and devise new concepts for the organisation
* Ability to build rapport quickly with a wide range of people
* Ability to liaise with high net worth individuals in a suitable manner
* Experience of working with high profile or high net worth individuals
* 'Customer' focused approach when putting on events
* Positive attitude to work
* Work cross-departmentally to ensure a cohesive approach to special events
* Approach work with a flexible attitude and be prepared for a change of plan!

Job Offer

This organisation is looking to offer a salary of between £33,000 and £37,000, depending on experience.

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