Strathcarron Hospice
Strathcarron Hospice

Charity registered in Scotland SC006704

We provide specialist palliative care and expert end of life care for the people of Forth Valley, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth. We care for people with illnesses that cannot be cured including cancer, lung, heart or kidney failure and a range of non-malignant and neurological diseases. We are also actively involved in research and education in palliative care and we promote and influence the delivery of palliative care locally and beyond.

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Events Fundraiser

  • Full time
  • £22,292 – £28,930
  • Denny
  • Closing 9th March 2020

Would you like a job that will make positive impact on your community? Are you an outgoing event organiser, who enjoys running a busy and varied portfolio that raises invaluable funds for a local charity? If you are, then we have a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a full-time events fundraising role.

This exciting role will work closely with the Hospice fundraising team and the wider Hospice team to deliver a varied programme of events throughout the year, building awareness and generating valuable income. Ranging from bespoke events to challenge and corporate events, this role will be full of interesting opportunities to develop as an events professional. You’ll need to be an excellent communicator with the enthusiasm and knowledge to lead by example and drive forward a key part of the charity’s fundraising strategy.

Duties will include:

  • Deliver a programme of events across the charity that delivers on budgets for income and expenditure
  • Building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders through third-party, bespoke, corporate, and challenge events
  • Supporting the wider fundraising team with gaining sponsorship and event support
  • Ensure a high level of stewardship for event attendees, supporters, sponsors, and donors
  • Take an active role in identifying new events opportunities, researching and budgeting
  • Be proactive in recording event and supporter data
  • Adopt a positive approach to overall fundraising, helping contribute to overall income targets

Applicants will need:

  • Proven experience of success in running a variety of events
  • Ability to manage a varied and constantly evolving range of projects
  • A real 'can-do’ attitude, keen to lead by example
  • A commitment to the charity’s ethics, values, and team mentality
  • Exceptional skills and experience in relationship building and communication
  • An understanding of H & S, Risk assessment, and event planning
  • A creative and innovative approach to planning and implementing a diverse range of appropriate events

This post is for 37.5 hours per week, the Events Fundraiser is required to be flexible as the days of working each week may vary and will involve occasional evenings and weekends.

The post is subject to a check by Disclosure Scotland.


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