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Corporate Events Fundraiser

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Title: Corporate Events Fundraiser

Salary: circa £28,000 pro rata

Hours: 21 hours/week

Location: Home based with occasional travel to meetings in the South East

Closing date: 12 noon 17 August 2022

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About Action

Action Medical Research is the leading UK-wide charity dedicated to funding vital research to help sick babies and children and we are on a mission to save and change children’s lives through medical research, developing treatments, vaccinations and cures. A UK-wide charity, we’ve been funding medical breakthroughs for 70 years, helping to beat polio, fight meningitis, prevent stillbirths and develop ultrasound scanning in pregnancy. Our work is now needed more than ever, including in the battle against COVID-19.

About the role

Events fundraising is central to the success of our fundraising programme and currently includes our bike rides, running, team challenges and bespoke events for corporate partners. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic corporate event fundraiser to join our ambitious and busy events team.

The successful candidate will plan and deliver key events for our corporate partners as well as work across the team, identifying and developing corporate fundraising opportunities.

You will deliver excellent participant communications, building relationships and inspiring participants to encourage their ongoing support. You will have proven fundraising experience, ideally in events or corporate fundraising, a good understanding of the events marketplace and excellent project planning, IT and time management skills.

As the role involves supporting a number of events during the event season, you must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends with occasional time spent away from home.

To find out more about the post please read the full job description. Applications by CV with a supporting statement showing how you meet the required skills and experience should be sent to Bridie Sheridan bsheridan@action.org.uk by 17 August 2022. However, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and we will close the role before the closing date should a suitable applicant be found. If you have not heard from us by 22 August 2022, then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for interview.

Benefits include 22 days annual leave plus additional closure days between Christmas and New Year and a Group Flexible Retirement Plan.