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Events and Community Fundraiser

Merrifield Consultants



£27000 - £32000/annum Pension, private healthcare and more


Posted: 16/11/2023

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Merrifield Consultants are delighted to be working with the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) to find an experienced Events and Community Fundraiser. Someone who can deliver a programme of running and challenge events and develop a community fundraising programme. This is a hands-on role and you will be responsible for maximising participation in events and community fundraising activity, whilst providing excellent stewardship to WCRF's supporters.

Job Title: Events and Community Fundraiser

Organisation: World Cancer Research Fund

Salary: £27,000 - £32,000

Contract: Permanent, Full-Time or 4-4.5 days

Location: Hybrid, (2 days a week in the office in Hackney, London)

Benefits: Flexible working, pension, private healthcare and more.

Closing date: 24th November

Required: CV

World Cancer Research Fund are the UK's leading cancer prevention charity focusing on the link between cancer and risk factors such as diet, body weight and physical activity. While society continues to search for a cure, their prevention and survival work is helping people to live longer, happier and healthier lives - free from the devastating effects of cancer. This role has occurred because of an internal promotion and you would be joining the charity at an exciting time as they focus and invest in their fundraising development. You will have an opportunity to grow the events and community programmes, develop campaigns and products that attract new audiences and working with the Events, Community and Digital Fundraising Manager, feed into the development of their wider programme and income growth.

About you

Ideally you will have experience of working in the charity sector or be able to demonstrate transferable skills.
You will have a passion for fundraising and be an excellent relationship manager with experience of two or more of the following: organising or supporting running or challenge events, marketing and/or promotion, building relationships and event administration.
You should be able to organise yourself, prioritise varied workloads, plan effectively and work to tight deadlines, as well as possessing excellent communication and stewarding skills.
You'll have a working knowledge of social media and marketing tools such as X (formally Twitter), Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Mailchimp.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is comfortable representing the values and aims of the charity proactively in community spaces. We'd love you to be a great team player, demonstrating a willingness to support others and build strong working relationships with external and internal contacts.

If you are interested in this role and feel you possess the necessary requirements, please get in touch with Emma bell at Merrifield Consultants.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout

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