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Events Fundraiser

Events Fundraiser


Job Summary


The post holder will generate income for Overgate Hospice by building a successful events programme across Calderdale.

You will need to build upon and maintain the existing events programme whilst motivating the fundraising team and the wider Hospice during event season.


The Event Fundraiser is a key member of the fundraising team and will assist the Senior Fundraising Manager and Head of Fundraising in the management and delivery of the annual events programme.


Minimum Qualifications / Experience Required

- Experience of working in a busy office environment
- At least 2 years’ event or fundraising experience.
- Experience of budgets and targets



Duties and Responsibilities of the Post:


- Maintain and implement the current full programme of events to maximise profit by developing and expand the current events fundraising income streams, maximising the income generated from these fundraising activities.


- Work independently and part of a team to organise successful events within agreed minimum standards, achieving appropriate individual and team targets.


- Maintain and retain existing relationships within the existing events community and maximise the potential of these organisations.


- Lead, research and develop new events, identifying any new opportunities to the Hospice, maximising income.


- Lead on a wide range of fundraising events, end to end event management, target and budget management, and event evaluation.


- Overall responsibility for the events programme whilst working with a small events team for the end to end event management of this programme.


- To raise Overgate Hospice’s profile within the community by building sustainable events fundraising programme which can be developed for the future benefit of both Overgate and the donor experience.


- Research and attend all possible event networking opportunities within the Calderdale area.


- Support the Business Partnerships managers in recruiting companies to participate in existing events.


- Act as an Ambassador for Overgate, representing the charity at external events.


- Keep up to date of Charity Law and fundraising developments across the sector by networking with other organisations, undertaking training and abiding by the Charities Act and Fundraising Regulator codes of conduct.


- Maintain our database to record donor contact and preference information, and donations received.


- Manage all data insuring that we record correctly and comply with GDPR regulations


- Plan and manage time and costs effectively whilst producing and maintaining records of income and expenditure for fundraising activities.


- Work with Marketing to raise awareness of Overgate Hospice and ensure all communications are on brand and represent our key messages.


- Provide copy for the fundraising e-newsletter, blogs and fundraising pages of the website.


- Contribute to Overgate Hospice’s Fundraising Strategy by proactively researching, identifying and securing new event opportunities.


- Working with the Head of Fundraising on all end of year budgets and forecasting.


- Arrange suitable publicity and promotion for each fundraising event or initiative, developing publicity materials and arranging mailings working in line with the marketing and mailing plan.


- Monitor and analyse financial income and expenditure reports for each individual event, ensuring forecasted income has been received and banked within the predicted timeframes.

Adhere to and monitor agreed budgets including negotiating with suppliers and sourcing gifts in kind where relevant.


- Be an active member of the Hospice fundraising team providing support to the Senior Fundraiser and Head of Fundraising.


- Develop and maintain links with fundraising personnel in neighbouring hospices and attend regional fundraising meetings


- Work with the Senior Fundraiser and Head of Fundraising to ensure all event health and safety laws are adhered to and all event risk assessments are carried out and signed off.


- Responsible for managing relationships with colleagues, key stakeholders and volunteer led fundraising committees to secure expertise and support in delivering and driving forward events.

- Support all other areas of income generation.


  • Start: 28/07/2021
  • Rate: £23000 per annum
  • Location: Halifax,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Charities
  • Recruiter: BPM Tech Limited
  • Contact: BPM Tech
  • Tel: 01484 717739
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  • Reference: V-36579
  • Posted: 2021-07-28 10:57:52 -

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