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Date Added: Thu 07/09/2023

Events Fundraiser

Sheffield, S1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £23000 - £25000/annum

Ref: 408

Role: Events Fundraiser

Salary: £23,000-£25,000

Location: Sheffield

Hours: Monday - Friday 9am-5pm (occasional evening and weekend work is essential)

Job Summary:

Glu Recruit is currently recruiting for an Experienced Events Fundraiser to join an educational charity based in Sheffield. You will work as part of a small team, organising a range of high-profile public and private events in order to generate significant income for the charity. This is a great opportunity for someone who thrives in fast-paced environments and can use own initiative, has the ability to problem solve as well as displaying strong organisation and people skills.

Main responsibilities:

* Organise a range of public events throughout the year in order to generate targeted income for the charity. securing sponsorship for the events to maximise income

* Develop, plan and deliver the annual programme of events to raise income and profile and to meet or exceed fundraising targets

* Securing and booking full range of entertainment/activities/exhibitors/prizes

* Ensuring events are promoted in order to generate maximum attendance or ticket sales using social media, writing press releases, marketing, leaflet distribution etc

* Liaising closely with all areas of the charity in the planning of each event

* Preparing and managing the budget for each event to deliver against the target

* Recruiting sufficient volunteers to ensure the smooth running of the event

* Being the main point of contact on the day

* being the responsible person for health and safety purposes and ensuring that full risk assessments are carried out and implemented.

* Respond to all enquiries efficiently.

* Manage all invoices and payments and keep up to date accurate records

* Answer telephone enquiries and deal with or transfer them as necessary

Successful candidate:

* Organisation skills

* Track record of taking the lead in organising events

* The ability to take responsibility for an event or project

* The ability to negotiate and close deals

* Excellent inter-personal skills

* Problem solving skills and a solution focussed mind

* Good administrative skills

* A 'can do' attitude and the willingness to turn your hand to a range of tasks.

* The ability to clearly explain and promote the work of the charity to people at all levels

Glu Recruit LTD are an equal opportunities employer and are acting as a recruitment agent in the hiring of this role.

Glu Recruit LTD ensure that all qualified applicants are considered for employment in the role that they have applied for, and any other suitable opportunity that we advertise without regard to age, belief, colour, ethnic/national origin, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or based on disability. If you require any additional support to apply for this role, or any other role that we advertise please contact us directly for assistance
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