Events Fundraising Manager (Challenge Events)

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: London

Salary: £31,982 - £34,925 (depending on skills and experience) (+ London allowance of £3,600)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 08 March 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 18 March

Contact: Kiera Ridge -

Events Fundraising Manager (Challenge Events)

Reference Number: VAC1211

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 11:59pm on the closing date

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and growing Challenge Events Team in a new role. You will lead our Trekking team, managing a small team, including 2 direct reports, and over £3.5m income. This is an important time for the trekking programme with bespoke series like Trek26 and Trek Up an important focus for the organisation. This post will build and deliver strategies to grow and develop our trekking products to over £8 million by 2025, maximising our income and brand awareness.

As well as leading your team to deliver to their income and expenditure targets you will be responsible for the development of relationships with key event delivery companies to maximise our current opportunities and build strong internal relationships to gain internal buy in for the trekking programme.

About you
This is a challenging and extremely busy role in an ambitious and growing team. With a strong background in fundraising, preferably Events fundraising, you will have exceptional leadership and management skills to drive excellence across the Challenge and wider Sports Team. You will have built and delivered a strategy that has driven growth for a product or event programme. You will be data-savvy and have experience of managing complex projects. You’ll be confident in negotiating with internal and external stakeholders, managing these vital relationships to ensure best practice and the best results for Alzheimer’s Society are achieved.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

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