National Events Fundraiser

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Reference number: 45173

Title: National Events Fundraiser

Location: King's Cross, London

Salary: Circa £24,800 per annum, (Inc. London Allowance)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Closing date: Thursday 15 April 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

In this exciting and varied role you will work as a member of the National Events Team to market, recruit and support our challenge events, filling places and ensuring Sense Event participants receive the best possible supporter care and experience. You will manage some of our core events; the London Landmarks Half Marathon, the Great North Run and the Royal Parks Half Marathon.

This full time position will initially be homeworking, but will be based at our head office in King’s Cross, London, post pandemic. 

You will be developing marketing plans to recruit participants on to your events, as well as delivering excellent stewardship to all of our supporters. There will also be elements of on the day logistics including cheer points, recruiting volunteers and post-race receptions.

In addition, you will be the first point of contact into the National Events Team, dealing with general enquiries via phone, email or in person.

Key skills and experience

We’re looking for someone ambitious who is able to communicate confidently and who has excellent administration skills with strong attention to detail. You will have the ability to balance a diverse workload, and an appetite to learn and develop within the world of events. There will also be lots of opportunities to work with and learn from other teams across the organisation including digital, high value partnerships and our shops and services.

This post will require occasional evening and weekend working. 

About Sense

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 

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