To develop, manage and deliver existing Wings for Life and third party events, maximising fundraising and awareness for the charity. To take a creative and entrepreneurial approach to expanding the event portfolio, driving the potential of our target areas of Formula One, Cycling and E-Sports.
To lead, develop and own the strategy and business development plan for events year-round
To develop, manage and deliver major fundraising events, ensuring a premium and unique supporter experience.
Third party events, joint ventures and Red Bull regional, national & global events where Wings for Life is the benefitting charity, ensuring excellent planning, on-the-day delivery and post-event follow up
To meet ambitious income targets and achieve significant growth
To expand the event portfolio searching for new event opportunities, pitching for and winning either the partnership or beneficiary position.
To support the Partnerships Manager and Supporter Development Manager with supporter and cultivation events, taking on the event detail management and leaving them to focus on the relationship development.
Heading up the Wings for Life UK marketing/social media strategy, liaising closely with Wings for Life international, whilst collaborating on and delivering a weekly plan.
To deliver weekly updates to the team on our financial income whilst converting this data into a transparent supporter view saved on the database.
Experience of working across a wide variety of events, including, but not limited to, fundraising events
Excellent relationship management skills
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Success in implementing new ideas to maximize potential
Creative and innovative thinker, willingness to ‘do things differently’
Energy, enthusiasm and passion for what you do
Experience in developing communication and marketing plans for events
Able to work under pressure in a fast paced team environment
Highly self-motivated and capable of working independently
Proactive about chasing new opportunities
Driven by achieving financial targets & results
Able to work as a strong team player who’s flexible to support the team
Educated to University Degree level
The role is a fixed term contract for 12 months from Nov/Dec 2018 – Nov/Dec 2019.
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