Events Manager

Sight for Surrey
17 Jun 2021
29 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about organising events and engaging with the local community? Do you want to make a difference at a local Surrey charity?

We are seeking a hard-working, driven and flexible individual with event management experience to establish an events and engagement programme to support our Centenary in 2022. You will also engage with local businesses, create partnerships for fundraising opportunities, and help increase brand awareness.

Sight for Surrey is an ambitious charity offering a lifetime of support to people who are blind or partially sighted, Deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing.  Our mission is to support people to overcome their day-to-day challenges, achieve their potential and lead an independent life.  We are a countywide charity based in Fetcham, near Leatherhead.

Main duties include:

Plan, deliver and promote events to celebrate our Centenary in 2022
Lead Centenary committee and ensure all events are carefully managed with detailed event plans, budgets, briefings and marketing plans
Work with the fundraising team and engage with local businesses and community groups to fundraise for our Centenary appeal

In view of our Social Care activities, our aim is to have a fully vaccinated workforce, and we encourage and support our workers to protect themselves with available vaccinations.  The post holder will require a Disclosure and Barring Service check which we will arrange.  Full time hours are 36 hours per week, part-time will be considered.