CHARITY PEOPLE: Special Events Project Manager

Special Events Project Manager (Maternity Contract)

Charity People is pleased to have partnered with one of the world’s leading independent conservation organisations in their search for a Special Events Project Manager. This is an incredible opportunity to project manage and drive the development and design of both landmark and private events for a wide range of influential and high-value audiences.

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Based (Woking) – Flexible, hybrid home/office model
Maternity Contract – 12 months
Full time – 35 hours
Salary – £32,937

This is an incredible opportunity for someone who would like to deliver an array of events from round table discussions and external conferences to major live events and immersive experiences.

About the role

You will join a passionate, and ambitious Philanthropy and Events team that always jump at new opportunities and who are continuing to exceed their income and remain on a trajectory of growth.

You will work across the organisation with stakeholders to engage audiences including wealthy individuals, Politician’s, corporate leaders, legacy pledgers and trust and foundations. You will enhance their experience of the charity to maximise income generation and to influence people to engage with the mission.

You will develop a variety of tailored events including in-person, online and hybrid, and manage each event from beginning to end whilst retaining high-value supporters.

You will also manage the budget of each event in your portfolio, and relationships with external suppliers whilst looking to seek out a cost-effective service and sustainable service.

About you

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We are looking for a highly experienced, friendly and professional event manager/project manager, who has a record of managing and delivering complex events with significant income targets.

Experience of delivering a range of creative and engaging events is essential. You will also have a proven track record of raising funds efficiently and effectively and managing income and budget expenditure against targets.

Excellent verbal and written skills are also essential as you will need to be able to communicate with stakeholders at all levels.

This role would suit a target driven, confident team player, who would like the space to be creative with a range of exciting and innovative events projects in the pipeline.

To apply please send your CV to Tanya White at Charity People. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as interviews are happening on a rolling basis.

Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity
will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.

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