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Events Fundraising Manager (Maternity Cover)

Hours per week: 35 (full-time)

Events Fundraising Manager (maternity cover, fixed term up to 12 months)

Salary: £35,000 per annum + benefits. Location: Whizz-Kidz Headquarters, London Bridge, London.

This is an exciting time to be joining Whizz-Kidz as we prepare to launch our new, ambitious strategic plan. 

The Events Fundraising Manager Maternity Cover role will be critical in delivering Whizz-Kidz’ well renowned supporter journey to #TeamWhizzKidz, our 500+ runner London Marathon team.

Not only will you be recruiting, engaging and exciting our supporters but you’ll also be delivering in excess of £1.2 million to help provide vital wheelchairs, mobility equipment and services to the young wheelchair users and their families that use our services.

You will be responsible for developing and delivering the full event strategy, enabling Whizz-Kidz to maximise the incredible opportunity that the London Marathon presents.

Alongside this you will lead the events and community team to deliver exciting new projects for Whizz-Kidz including Facebook fundraisers and community projects, identifying any new opportunities in the sector.

You need to have in depth knowledge of the London Marathon as well as other popular third party events, knowledge of Facebook fundraisers and how they have developed in the sector, and experience of line management or supervision.

But you also have to be passionate about the future of events and community fundraising, bringing drive and enthusiasm to your role with the ability to motivate and lead your team.

You will also inspire and motivate Whizz-Kidz supporters and their families, to not only have the experience of a lifetime but to also help us create opportunities to better support young wheelchair users.

If you think that’s you – we want to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Paula McGoveney, Group Head of Public Fundraising, on 020 7798 6111.

To apply for this position, please submit your cv and cover letter to jobs@whizz-kidz.org.uk 

No Recruitment Agencies Please.

Please note; only candidates successful in obtaining an interview will be contacted.

Whizz-Kidz is committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment.

Whizz-Kidz is the working name of The Movement for Non-Mobile Children (Whizz-Kidz). Registered charity No. 802872. Company registered in England and Wales No. 2444520. Charity registered in Scotland No. SC042607.

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