Event Project Manager

Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
05 Sep 2017
05 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Responsible for delivering a portfolio of high value/ high profile fundraising events ensuring that the supporter experience and income generation is achieved from start to finish. 


  • To own and deliver a number of key high profile or high value events within the H4H Event Portfolio 
  • Responsible for the implementation of a first-class supporter experience from first touch point with the team through to post-event. Includes conversion of sign ups, retention, and tailored communications that meet supporters needs, generate loyalty and maximise income 
  • Responsible achieving budget KPI’s - expenditure and income - for that event and maintain the budget 
  • Line management of Event Coordinators 
  • Responsible for and autonomy given for the delivery of a portfolio of high value and/or high profile events. 
  • Plan, deliver and execute event plans – including supplier management, risk assessments, coordination of event logistics and appropriate resourcing (e.g. volunteers/ crew/ staff) 
  • Responsible for budget expenditure and delivering income to achieve agreed targets 
  • To compile post-event report, collating feedback, analysing performance and making recommendations for future events based on evidence 
  • Implementation of first class supporter journey within agreed processes ensuring it reflects H4H values, maximises fundraising and loyalty 
  • Supporter communications – to craft effective targeted supporter communications relevant to audience from first expression of interest and to continuously review and evaluate their effectiveness 
  • To coordinate activity with other teams charity wide in order to achieve objectives. For example: Recovery Teams, High Value Partnerships Team, National Volunteer Team, Supporter Relationship Team. To lead project groups as appropriate. 
  • To collaborate closely with marketing at planning meetings and to track progress of day to day marketing activity. 
  • Deputising for the Senior Event Manager as appropriate 
  • Line management of Team Coordinators to ensure effective distribution and support of workload across the team
  • Provide appropriate support for third party events to ensure loyalty and income 
  • Continuous development of repeat annual repeat events to maximise opportunities for the organisation 
  • May support delivery of smaller scale, less complex projects 
  • Weekend and out of hours working a core part of the role 

About You

  • Demonstrable management experience
  • Experience of managing either multiple or complex events with multiple stakeholders
  • Confident and able to represent
  • Negotiation and budget experience
  • Ability to build rapport quickly and to understand needs and expectations
  • Positive, empathetic, patient, polite and friendly manner
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Displays the highest levels of integrity, confidentiality and commitment
  • Confident and polite manner 
  • Respond quickly to changing demands and demonstrate strong skills in prioritisation and time management 
  • Work within a range of environments and working cultures, adapting personal style accordingly
  • Lead and drive work forward with minimal direction 
  • Analyse information quickly and communicate in a concise and articulate manner 
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of work
  • Demonstrates an ability to work as part of a team and be a flexible team player
  • Demonstrates self-motivation
  • Flexible re: hours of work

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