Development and Events Co-ordinator

Blundell's School
Tiverton, Devon
£Competitive Plus Benefits
23 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Development and Events Co-ordinator 
Tiverton, Devon 

About Us 

Founded in 1604, Blundell’s is a co-educational independent school for pupils aged 11 – 18. Boasting excellent facilities and the best in pastoral care, we are committed to providing an outstanding learning experience for all students. 

We are now seeking a Development & Events Co-ordinator to deliver a program of events throughout the year to engage with our Blundell's community, whilst providing a wide range of administrative support to the office. 

The Benefits 

- Competitive Salary 
- Pension scheme 
- Free parking 
- Meals during term time 
- Use of facilities 
- Working in a modern office environment 

If you have experience of co-ordinating events, this is an excellent opportunity to develop your career and step into an exciting and diverse role. 

We pride ourselves on our idyllic but busy work environment in the heart of Devon's beautiful countryside. In this rewarding role, you will have the chance to make your mark within our innovative and inspiring school, building a network of support through the engagement of the Blundell's community. 

The Role 

As the Development and Events Co-ordinator, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the School’s fundraising activities, donor relations, special events and fundraising campaigns. 

One of the key elements of your role will be planning, managing and co-ordinating a programme of events throughout the year that engage with the entire Blundell’s community. 

In this varied role, you will: 

- Implement plans to develop the school’s relationship with its supporters 
- Act as the face-to-face point of contact for events 
- Provide written communications 
- Co-ordinate and administer the Business and Careers Mentor directories linking members of the community to the School 
- Help to manage the Development Office and the Old Blundellian Club 
- Support the Blundell’s Development and Communications Team 

About You 

To be considered as a Development and Events Co-ordinator, you will need: 

- Previous experience of events co-ordination and of the detailed requirements for successful events 
- Experience of processing Gift Aid claims 
- Knowledge and experience of working with a database and manipulating data and the ability to analyse a wide range of information, media and financial data 
- Great IT skills, with practical knowledge of social media communications 

Other organisations may call this role Events Co-ordinator, Events Development Co-ordinator, Events Development Manager, Events Executive, Events Organiser, Marketing & Events Executive, or Events Programme Executive. 

This is a full time role working 40 hours per week, with some flexibility (exact hours to be discussed at interview). 

The closing date for applications is the 21st June 2019. Interviews will be held after this date. 

Webrecruit and Blundell's School are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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