Guide Dogs For The Blind - Venue Manager

Guide Dogs for the Blind - Street
14 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Guide Dogs is one of the UK's most cherished charitable institutions with an instantly recognisable brand with a large and diverse fundraising portfolio. This is a rare opportunity to join this well established and influential organisation to set-up and run a new in-house project within the existing fundraising department.

Every hour, another person in the UK goes blind. Guide Dogs provides a range of mobility services and works to break down barriers so that people who are blind or partially sighted can get out and about on their own terms. Guide Dogs will not rest until people who are blind or partially sighted can enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else. For further information on the organisation please visit

Inspired People as the agency working for Guide Dogs are looking for an experienced Venue Fundraiser with management experience to manage and deliver the in-house face to face venue programme. The Sponsor a Puppy (SAP) venue team fundraise in venues of all types across London from busy mainline train stations to shopping centres and supermarket lobbies. This is a new role within the organisation and builds upon the established and extremely successful SAP street campaign.

The Venue Fundraising manager will be responsible for:

  • The day to day management of the Venue fundraising staff.
  • Developing relationships with venue gate-keepers.
  • Gaining access to new venues.
  • Representing the programme within the fundraising department at a senior level.
  • Meeting fundraising targets & KPI's

The successful applicant will empathize with the charity and its mission, have venue/ private site experience, be able to manage and coordinate teams of fundraisers to meet fundraising targets & KPIs.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build a new programme from the ground up for an amazing organisation that changes lives of people within the UK every single day.

For a full Job Description please send applications to Inspired People:

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Initially working through Inspired People you will be managing fundraising staff for Guide Dogs'Sponsor a Puppy Campaign. This campaign generates essential income for the charity through regular direct debit payments from the public. You will also be able to provide information to potential donors on the charity and how their money will help.

Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom we work. Inspired People expect all of our fundraisers to fully share this commitment.

This position is open to people who are 18+

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