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Events Fundraising Manager, Helen & Douglas House

Helen & Douglas House
Post date
19 June 2018
Closing date
2 July 2018
Oxford, Oxfordshire
£26,565 - £35,577 per year depending on experience
37.5 hours per week
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As a key member of our Fundraising Team you will manage all fundraising events and assist in project managing corporate events.

This amazing children’s hospice in Oxford relies on successful fundraising events to fund its work and we need an Events Manager to lead the organisation’s event strategy. We are looking for an ambitious and energetic individual with great event planning and communication skills to work cross functionality across the organisation and also with external partners and supporters to develop and deliver an exciting events programme for Helen & Douglas House to raise vital funds to care for terminally ill children.

The work you do will have a make a significant contribution to the lives of terminally ill children so if you’re looking for a role where you can actually see the difference you make then Helen & Douglas House could be the place for you. Without a great team of staff and volunteers we could not provide the level of care and support that we do. If you are looking for a rewarding and leading role in a friendly and fun team and you have the skills and experience for this fundraising role we want to hear from you.

You’ll be responsible for

Leading Helen & Douglas House own events as well as third party events. This includes the development of a calendar of sustainable events to achieve agreed annual financial and non-financial targets. This role is integral to the Helen & Douglas House fundraising team, allowing it to engage and develop long term relationships with our audience.
You will have overall responsibility for developing and implementing the events fundraising strategy to include research, planning and marketing, managing on the day activities and post event assessments. You will be responsible for health & safety at events as well as producing emergency plans.
One direct report; the Events Fundraiser, providing support, guidance and advice to support the achievement of their work. You will lead the Events Fundraiser in the running and completion of successful events.
The ideal candidate will:

Be educated to post graduate diploma level or equivalent experience
Have at least 3 years fundraising experience, including at least 2 in events-based fundraising
Have demonstrable experience of managing successful events
Have a sense of fun and a positive approach to life
For further details please see the job description and if you have any questions about the role please email or call the Human Resources team on 01865 794749.

Closing date for applications is Monday 2nd July. Interviews will be held on 10th,11th July in Oxford.

Please complete the application process through Helen & Douglas House website only. Unfortunately we cannot accept any CV’s by email or via other websites/job boards.

The Charity:

HDH provides symptom management, end-of-life care, respite, emotional and bereavement support across central southern England. We are dedicated to the care and support of babies, children, teenagers and young adults and their families. We provide in-house care at our purpose-built facilities in Oxford, 24/7 and we support people in their own homes, their local community, and in hospitals. We do this through our expert team of staff and volunteers, working closely with each individual, their family, and the wider team of professionals around them.

Staff working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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