Walking With The Wounded – Events Manager


Job Title:                              Events Manager

Location:                              Nationwide (with expected travel to Norfolk and Manchester)

Hours:                                   37.5 (e.g. 9-5, half hour unpaid break)

Salary:                                   Up to £37,000

Contract Type:                   Permanent

Company benefits:          5% Employer pension contribution, Employee Assistance programme

Do you have what it takes to be part of the Walking With The Wounded team? We have a fantastic opportunity for an Events Manager with 3 years + experience running events including challenge events, mass participation events, third-party events and other income-generating events. Walking With The Wounded has plethora of innovative and exciting events for you to roll up your sleeves and get stuck into. We are an ambitious charity with ambitious goals. If your attitude matches this, you will find a perfect home within our team of energetic fundraisers.

This is a dynamic role that will include a wide-range of responsibilities. The Events Manager is responsible for leading the Events team in the planning and delivery of a broad-spectrum of events including our flagship events, challenge events, business events and third-party events. Our charity is an innovative one and we also encourage new ideas and ways to generate income so we can deliver our services.

With such an array of events, an exceptional attention to detail and ability to multitask are essential in this role. The Events Manager will report directly to the Head of Income for all day-to-day activities, will have dotted line-management into two members of the fundraising team who will support with operational delivery of Events at peak times. The role will also work closely alongside the Head of Marketing and our Comms team to support each stage of content, collateral and marketing planning.

In return we will provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills and career as an administrator in a supportive, inclusive environment. In this role no two days are the same and every day will bring new challenges for you to get stuck into. Please note that whilst this role is Homebased, there is expected travel to our regional offices, most specifically Norfolk and Manchester.

Read more about WWTW on our website www.walkingwiththewounded.org.uk

Apply by completing and submitting our short application with a supporting CV here.

If you need more information or for an informal discussion please contact Joel Oxberry on 01263 863 469.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 30 March and will be held via Teams or another webinar type platform to follow guidelines regarding Covid-19 restrictions.

Closing date Sunday 21 March 2021 at midday. Please note that WWTW has the right to close the advert early as applicable e.g. if sufficient applications are received.

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