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Corporate and Special Events Coordinator

Company Name
REDRUK (view profile)
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted March 8, 2018
Category Fundraising
Job Type Full Time
Closing date for applications 11/03/2018
Experience Required 1+ year

Description

About the role
This post is an exciting opportunity for a fundraiser who wants to combine relationship development with Corporate partners and event logistics while being a part of a creative, fun and supportive team. If you enjoy relationship building, are organised, motivated and have excellent attention to detail, and want to build on your experience and skills in a varied fundraising role, you are what we are looking for!
The post holder will work closely with the Corporate Relations Manager and the wider fundraising team to manage and develop our corporate fundraising portfolio, taking responsibility for a number of key accounts across the engineering, insurance, and other industries. This role will also look after our portfolio of Special events. RedR’s Special Events include receptions and dinners to cultivate our relationships with senior members of our corporate Patron organisations in spectacular venues including Royal Palaces.
ESSENTIAL
Person Specification
Degree level qualification or equivalent, preferably in a relevant subject
Minimum of two years’ experience in target driven environment preferably corporate fundraising/special events in a voluntary sector Experience of high level business negotiations and relations through face to face presentations, meetings and networking
Experience of securing new corporate partnerships
Understanding of the business drivers behind corporate social responsibility
Excellent event logistics and project management skills, preferably with experience in coordinating high profile events in the charity sector
An understanding of both the fundraising and strategic relationship development purposes of events and an ability to ensure activities meet the objectives of the organisation
Excellent relationship management skills including ability to build relationships at all levels through email, phone, meetings, events and presentations
Able and comfortable in working at both planning and operational level with excellent attention to detail
An enterprising, creative, goal-orientated and can-do-attitude
Experience of preparing and managing project budgets
Computer literate with excellent MS Office Skills and good database skills
Fluency in spoken and written English
Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekend events (time off in lieu is provided) and to work extended hours in the event of the launch of an Emergency Appeal
Desirable
Understanding of and commitment to the humanitarian sector
Experience of InDesign software
Experience of Salesforce database
To apply
To apply, please mail a CV and cover letter stating your suitability for the position against the person specification
To download the full job description and person specification, please go to www.redr.org.uk/jobs
N.B.:The advertised roles are based in London (United Kingdom), and RedR UK will be required to verify that the successful candidate(s) has the right to live and work in the UK.
Please also note that due to limited resources, we will only be able to contact shortlisted applicants.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Please mention AidBoard.com in your application
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