Events Fundraiser

Meningitis Now is a bold, brave and influential charity making a real difference in the UK. With our beneficiaries and supporters at the heart of everything we do, our vision is simple – a future where no lives are lost to meningitis in the UK and everyone affected gets the support they need to rebuild their lives

  • Job Title:  Events Fundraiser
  • Salary band:  £18,000 - £23,000 per annum pro rata (depending on experience) 
  • Hours: 28 hours per week
  • Location: Stroud, Gloucestershire

Job Purpose

To work as part of a small team to recruit participants for the Meningitis Now fundraising events programme and ensure that they meet, and hopefully exceed, their income targets.

The events programme currently consists of:

  • Virgin Money London Marathon
  • Simply Health Great North Run
  • Prudential RideLondon
  • London Landmarks Half Marathon
  • Three Peaks Challenge

Although there is an element of event organisation required for these events, the majority is of this is undertaken by professional events companies. This role is primarily a marketing, fundraising and supporter care role.

The Community Fundraising team manage supporter led events i.e. people hosting their own events on our behalf.

Benefits

In return, the successful candidate will receive 30 days annual leave entitlement per annum (pro rata) plus bank holidays, a cash health care plan, employer matched pension contribution (up to 5%), death in service benefit and long-term service rewards. 

Interested?

For an informal chat please contact Kirsty Owen-Hayward Events Manager on 01453 769021. 

If you think you have the skills to fulfil this exciting role in the UK’s leading meningitis charity and would like more information please see the full job description.

To apply please complete our online application form below.

*We are unable to accept CVs* 

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 23rd September.

Interviews: Wednesday 16th October and Thursday 17th October.

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Meningitis Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process. The successful candidate will be required to complete regular safeguarding training and undertake a DBS check. 

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