Polly Symondson Recruitment | 000149
Polly Symondson Recruitment, PSR, Specialist Regional Recruitment for the Charity Sector, Cheltenham, UK
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Job Number: 000149

Job Title: Challenge Events Fundraiser
Charity: Cardiomyopathy UK
Salary Range: £28,000 per annum
Type: Permanent, maternity cover
Location: Chesham, Bucks
Closing date: 6th Jan 2020

Cardiomyopathy UK have a vision where everyone affected by the heart muscle disease cardiomyopathy will lead long and fulfilling lives. They work towards this goal by providing information, advice and support to anyone affected by cardiomyopathy and by raising awareness of the condition. They also work to improve the diagnosis and management of cardiomyopathy and promote medical research.

The charity are seeking to recruit a Challenge Events Fundraiser to manage their running and challenge events providing a positive, supportive relationship with participants, including those from corporates. The post holder will promote a strategy that recognises participation in fundraising events as the beginning or part of a long-term relationship.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To plan, implement and manage an effective running and challenge events programme to achieve maximum income and meet agreed targets
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of running and challenge events, and develop long term plans and strategy for improvement
  • To ensure there is a strong focus on supporter care; providing due appreciation and a positive experience to running and challenge event participants to promote long-term supporter retention
  • To act as the main point of contact for the fundraising team for challenge events
  • To manage the charity’s London Marathon and Great North Run teams

Person specification to include:

  • Proven track record in achieving financial targets Demonstrated ability to work creatively and think strategically Experience in a running and challenge events fundraising role or similar events role – desirable

Deadline for applications: 6th January 

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