Community and Challenge Events Executive
Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability is a not for profit medical charity, a hospital and home, based in Putney, South West London. We provide both short and long-term specialist services (assessment, rehabilitation, and disability management) for adults with profound or complex disabilities resulting from damage to the brain or nervous system. Through these services, we seek to enable people with profound neuro-disability to enjoy an optimal quality of life. The Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability was awarded a "Good" rating by the CQC in September 2017; the report noted many areas of excellence in care, responsiveness, management and leadership
We are currently seeking a highly motivated, well-organised and professional fundraiser with experience of challenge events and community fundraising. The right candidate will build strong relationships with event partners and supporters to maximise income and surpass income and participant targets. This will include community fundraising, providing stewardship for challenge event participants, supporting volunteers to organise their own fundraising events and third party events. With a self-motivated and pro-active approach you will work as part of a small and ambitious team, with responsibility for promoting and delivering community fundraising initiatives and challenge events.
Work together with the Fundraising Manager to organise the full calendar of fundraising events to raise £300,000 towards the overall team annual target of £3.25million
Recruit participants for a range of sporting and challenge events, including (but not limited to) the Virgin Money London Marathon, Vitality and British 10k, Royal Parks Half Marathon, Brighton Marathon, Prudential Ride100, Survival of the Fittest, Rough Runner, Skydives, London to Brighton Challenge and Thames Tow Path Challenge. Overseeing the project management, logistics, marketing and stewardship of each.
Provide a first-class standard of supporter care and stewardship by developing a supporter journey for event participants to maximise fundraising and event experience. Cross sell appropriate products to event participants.
Manage the delivery of annual community fundraising events, including (but not limited to) the Christmas Fair, Bridge events and Give it Up for the RHN.
Develop detailed project plans and project management of each event including marketing, on the day logistics and the supporter journey.
Support volunteers organising their own events in addition to third party fundraising events.
Build relationships and work with current community partners whilst developing new ones. Attend events where necessary; encouraging/ supporting school fundraising, churches, rotaries and other associations. Explore further community fundraising initiatives, such as through local groups, relatives of patients, and local companies.
Assist the Fundraising Manager with Special Events, including (but not limited to) the Christmas Carol Concert, Gala Dinner, 'Row Hard' and the annual 'Thank You Evening'.
Monitor and update budgets throughout the year.
Work closely with the Communications Team in regards to devising integrated marketing and digital plans for all events and community-related matters. Update the RHN charity event pages with marketing copy.
Using specialist computer programs such as InDesign, and working alongside the Communications Team, create and produce a range of publicity materials such as posters, flyers, booking forms, invitation cards, brochures, certificates and tickets (training can be provided).
Demonstrate an awareness of RHN's objectives and contribute to achieving them appropriately.
The role will involve some evening and weekend work for which time in lieu may be taken. Some flexibility with hours and travel is required.
To find out more about this position:
Please open the attached Job Description
- Free on-site parking
- Generous staff pension scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Occupational health service which includes a range of wellbeing services
- Access to on site staff accommodation
- Option to join a health insurance scheme administered by HSF at preferential rates.
- DSE/eyesight tests and cover
- Cycle to work scheme
- Great work-life balance
- Subsidised canteen and Costa Cafe
- Virgin Health Discounts and onsite Yoga
Please send your CV and Cover Letter to the provided email address.
6th January 2019
Week Commencing 14th January 2019