Events Fundraising Officer

WR Fundraising Recruitment as an exciting opportunity for an Events Fundraising Officer to assist a small member-led charity in generating additional fund through planning and managing a wide range of income generating events.


Working as part of a small, friendly fundraising team the Events Fundraiser will have the opportunity to work with some very dedicated supporters and have the freedom to implement their own events and community led fundraising activities.


Working as part of an enthusiastic fundraising team, duties will include:

  • Responsible for planning, promoting, publicising and coordination of all fundraising events

  • Work with supporters to fill event places purchased by the charity

  • Create a programme of future events which will be attractive to supporters and secure significant income for the charity

  • Help individuals to successfully reach and exceed their fundraising goals

  • Liaise with external agencies to run events and secure charity places for sporting events and challenge activities

  • Prepare detailed event management plans and risk assessments for each event

  • Recruit, register and support participants on challenge events

  • Develop new sources of income from community organisations


This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced fundraiser, with a proven track record of supporting community and individual fundraising events. We see this role as a great opportunity for and Events Fundraiser, Challenge Events Fundraiser or corporate events sales executive who has experience in fundraising and/or charity work


Ideal candidates will have:

  • Direct experience of charity fundraising - community, events, individual, memberships or similar

  • Experience with event planning and delivery

  • Experience working in the charitable sector

  • Experience working toward financial targets and with demonstrable outcomes

  • Ability to create event planning schedules

  • Ability to complete Risk Assessments

  • Experience of developing successful fundraising relationships

  • Fantastic communicator with excellent interpersonal and presentational skills

  • Full driving licence and a willingness to travel to events across the country – sometimes with overnight stays


To be considered for this position, please email your CV in the first instance.


Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from one of our representatives within 1 week of applying, then your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Location

Maidenhead, Berkshire


Competitive / Negotiable on experience


Full Time



Closing Date


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