Senior Special Events Manager

Every childhood is worth fighting for. This is our belief. We all share it. And it drives our Fundraising team to get out there and bring in the funds we need to protect children and prevent abuse. Join us as a Senior Special Events Manager and get more people involved in change that means everything.


Job title: Senior Special Events Manager


Type of contract: Permanent


Salary: £29,607 - £34,832 plus inner London weighting allowance of £3,366


Team: Special Events


Location: London (combination of home based with at least one day a week in the London office)



The Special Events department is recruiting a Senior Special Events Manager to join our busy, vibrant team. This is a great opportunity to combine fundraising skills with event management disciplines to deliver a wide range of exciting fundraising events and projects.


This permanent role focuses on working with committees of high level volunteers to raise money through a series of exciting fundraising events and projects throughout the year.


You will be an all-round fundraiser, working closely with volunteers to develop and secure new support from individuals, companies and one off initiatives. You will have extensive experience of project managing multiple profitable events with flawless execution from large scale dinners to small intimate receptions. You will have excellent experience of managing budgets and delivering good return on investment for the activities you will manage. You will have line management experience as you’ll be managing one of our Special Events Executive. You will need to be creative and innovative in order to grow profit, both through improving existing events and through seeking out new opportunities.


You will also take personal responsibility for on-going communication and development of existing supporters’ relationships with the NSPCC. You will work across departments so communication and interpersonal skills are of the essence. You will need the confidence to deal with people at the very highest level, managing high profile volunteers with diplomacy and discretion. This may include preparing presentations to individuals and companies, sponsorship proposals, correspondence and briefings for volunteers, and organisation of meetings. You will also need excellent attention to detail, organisational, administrative and IT skills.


This role will provide an excellent opportunity for someone to manage a diverse portfolio of events, develop new event opportunities, work with an inspiring group of volunteers and line manage.


Join us and you’ll become part of a team that cares about the work they do and the people they work with. You’ll discover opportunities to grow, along with challenges and a shared purpose that’ll bring the best out in you. And you’ll get to find your own way to make a difference that means more, and that impacts millions of young lives.


For more information please contact Claire Orbell Claire.orbell@nspcc.org.uk or 020 3772 9335.


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Weston House - London
Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London, United Kingdom, EC2A 3NH

As an organisation, we are committed to creating and fostering a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and thorough process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all persons appointed are suitable to work with our children and adults.

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    £29,607 - £34,832 plus inner London weighting of £3,366
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    Weston House - London
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  • Closing Date:
    8 December 2021


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