Events Fundraiser

Closing Date: 8th August 2022

Events Fundraiser
37 hours per week, Permanent (part time applicants considered)
£23,582 – £26,254 per annum

About us
Wigan and Leigh Hospice is a well-established charity which has been operating since 1983. We provide a wide range of palliative care services to people with advancing life-limiting illnesses of any diagnosis and to those people important to them. The support we offer is tailored to meet individuals’ physical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.

About the role
Our fundraising and lottery team are looking to appoint an Events Fundraiser. You will join the team at an exciting time, during a period of growth as our fundraising calendar fills.

As Events Fundraiser, you will be responsible for developing and delivering engaging events. Maximising our portfolio of existing events as well as identifying and developing new event opportunities. Develop and nurture relationships with local stakeholders, and also volunteers across the Borough. Provide excellent stewardship to our supporters and volunteers to ensure long term support.

You will manage and develop the hospice event calendar, and achieve agreed income targets. This includes the responsibility for planning, budgeting, logistics, risk assessments, recruiting and managing volunteers, and working with PR and Comms team to promote the event.

The successful candidate will have working experience or education that demonstrates efficient planning, organisation, and communication skills, research, analysis, reporting and putting theories into practice. Experience working in event planning and/or project management. Experience of setting, working to and achieving financial targets within deadlines and budgets

The role requires full UK driving license with access to a vehicle insured for business use.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates the hospice values; Compassion, Accessibility, Respect, Excellence. If you feel you could add value to our team we would like to hear from you. If appointed you will be joining a hospice which achieved Outstanding in the last CQC inspection.

A Disclosure and Barring Services Check (DBS) will be required.

What we offer
• Competitive rewards package including childcare voucher scheme if already enrolled and subsidised lunches;
• 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays;
• Pension scheme;
• Employee Assistance Programme;
• Free car parking; and
• Training and development opportunities.
Existing membership of the NHS pension scheme may be transferable to this post, if contributions have been made within the last 12 months.

The available role
We are looking to appoint one person to the role, working 37 hours per week, usually 8.30am-4.30pm Monday-Thursday and 8.30pm-4pm Friday however due to the nature of the role there will be some work required during evenings/weekends which will be agreed in advance and working hours adjusted to account for this.
Part time applicants are considered, please state in your application the hours you are looking for.

How to apply
Applicants should complete the application form at the bottom of this advert and return it with a supporting letter to hr@wlh.org.uk.

Closing Date: 8th August 2022

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