Event Fundraiser

Contract: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Fair Havens
Closing Date: Aug 19, 2021

Essex based charity, Havens hospices are looking to recruit an experienced Event Fundraiser to complement their established and high performing Voluntary Income Team.

The purpose if the role is to be involved in the planning, management and delivery of a programme of regional fundraising events maximising income and the profile of Havens Hospices. When required support the Voluntary Income Team across the Community and Corporate Income Streams.  

In addition to excellent event management skills, you must be competent in building and developing long term relationships and delivering a high standard of donor care. You will need to be enthusiastic, highly motivated, and target driven with excellent networking, interpersonal and communication skills. We require you to have good organisational and time management skills, with the ability to effectively manage competing priorities whilst keeping to deadlines. In this ever changing environment flexibility is key and you will need to be willing to support when required the Community and Corporate fundraisers.

Do you have the following:-

· Experience in Event Management (ideally a minimum of 2 years).

· Experience of delivering talks and presentations.

· Experience of charity fundraising and or community fundraising – voluntary or paid.

If this role sounds what you are looking for and you’d be interested in joining our team we’d love to hear from you.

Full job specification

Key responsibilities

  • To be involved in the planning, management and delivery of a programme of regional fundraising events maximising income and the profile of Havens Hospices.
  • When required support the Voluntary Income Team across the Community and Corporate Income Streams.

Benefits for you

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including Bank Holidays)
  • A recommend a friend scheme with one off bonuses ranging from £125 to £500
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension
  • annual leave purchase
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities including apprenticeships
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme