£38000 - £41500 per annum

Are you a talented Interim Special Event Manager or are you striving to be one? Can you demonstrate that you can manage and delivery a range of fundraising events including supporting your team of 2? If so then you could be perfect for my client, a Animal Charity based in London.

This is 6-month FTC with the option to go permanent. The role will be hybrid working with some days in London office near Holborn.

The Role: As the Special Event Manager you will be line manager an officer and assistant and work closely with Senior Trust Manager, doing the following tasks:

  • Build effective and meaningful working relationships to oversee the effective delivery and success of events programme.
  • Be responsible for the planning, management and delivery of special events programme (in person event) to achieve significant net income growth.
  • Lead on event briefings, externally and internally.
  • Oversee production of each event from beginning to end including invitations, technical arrangements, and lighting/theme.
  • Working closely with venues and suppliers to put on exciting and creative events.
  • Line manage two members of the Special Events team by coaching and nurturing talent.
  • Working closely with other team members within Philanthropy, Partnerships & Marketing to optimise the benefits of the programme.

The Candidate: To be considered for the Special Event Manager role you will need to possess the following:

  • Experience of successfully delivering event strategy and supporting on income targets from the beginning to the end stages.
  • Demonstrable experience of building excellent relationships.
  • Face to face event experience.
  • Excellent proposition development and speech writing skills.
  • A track record of successful collaboration with a wide variety of different teams.
  • Ability to line manage an events team with clearly defined objectives.
  • Excellent project management skills in a fast paced and demanding environment.