Events Officer

GBP27,953 FTE + Excellent training & benefits
08 Jan 2021
05 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a passion for Events Stewardship and want to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability?

If you have just answered yes, then we could have the perfect role for you.

Mencap are looking for a hard-working and passionate Events Officer who will play a pivotal part in supporting our fantastic fundraisers to meet their fundraising targets on events such as the Virgin Money London Marathon, Great North Run and Royal Parks Half Marathon. In this varied role, no two days will be the same, you will be involved in marketing events, recruiting and stewarding events participants and will create touchpoints to engage supporters and advise them on how to get the most out of their fundraising.

This role is a full time (37.5 hrs per week) fixed term contract for 12 months. The role will be based at our Centre of Engagement in Central London, but will be home working until we can return to the offices safely.

At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!

About you:

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, creative and highly organised to work across challenge events stewarding our fundraising participants. You will be used to managing your own workload and be able to prioritise your time effectively. You will be experienced in stewarding supporters to reach and exceed their fundraising targets and able to personalise their journey with Mencap. You will also have experience of managing, inspiring and engaging staff or volunteers and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

We are looking for a passionate, well organised individual who loves to make a difference to the lives of the people we support. You will be highly motivated with an emphasis on taking responsibility to get the job done, no matter what.

Key Skills and Experiences:

Events Fundraising experience

Project management experience is highly desirable

Experience of using a fundraising CRM database

Dealing with various types of incoming correspondence

Good overall knowledge of MS Office Suite

(Please see the 'role profile' for a more extensive list of responsibilities, experiences and key skills required for this role and the full Job Description and Personal Specification)

Does this sound like the role you have been waiting for????

Please apply with an up to date CV and complete the covering letter, informing us why you are suitable for this role and why you want to work for Mencap.

The role will close on Friday 22nd Jan 2021 and interview will commence on 2nd & 3rd Feb 2021 via Microsoft Teams.

If you require any further information, please contact Lianne in the recruitment team on (phone number removed).

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the direct gov website.

JOB ID 20773