Events Manager

WR Fundraising Recruitment is looking for an experienced events fundraiser to lead the events team at a busy community-based charity in Essex.  This exciting role will work closely with the fundraising 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 also lead a team of events volunteers alongside the full-time staff.


This role is ideal for anyone passionate about delivering ambitious income targets through an innovative events plan. Working closely with the Head of Fundraising and the wider fundraising team, it will be suited to anyone with direct experience of success as an events fundraiser, who is keen to work in senior management capacity. You’ll need to be a brilliant 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:

  • Develop and 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

  • Leading a team of events staff and volunteers, ensuring wellbeing, personal development, and performance are all effectively managed

  • Working closely with other fundraising managers to drive overall income targets

  • Act as an ambassador for the charity, deputising for the Head of Fundraising when necessary

  • Ensuring the effective stewardship of event supporters through effective communications

  • Developing a local network of supporters and volunteers to support the team


Applicants will need:

  • Proven experience of success in event fundraising management

  • Demonstrable experience managing a range of projects with responsibility for budget and income generation

  • Experience in line management of staff and volunteers

  • Exceptional skills and experience in relationship building, communication, and planning

  • Robust experience in H & S, Risk assessment, and event planning

  • A creative and innovative approach to planning and implementing a diverse range of appropriate events


To apply or for further information, please email a copy of your up to date CV in the first instance.


WR Fundraising Recruitment are passionate about bringing together talented fundraising professionals with fantastic organisations. We’d love to hear from you if you are looking for a new fundraising opportunity.

Job Location

Romford, Essex


Up to £36,500 per annum on experience


Full Time



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