Fundraising Events Coordinator

Comic Relief

  • Team: Fundraising
  • Grade: Grade 7
  • Salary: £30,407 - £32,823
  • Location: London
  • Closing: 12:00pm, 2nd Dec 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days
Payroll giving
Salary sacrifice
Team social events
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme
Free fruit

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

Purpose of Job

As Fundraising Events Coordinator you’ll be a vital part of the team that deliver our portfolio of fundraising events across our annual campaigns. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the vital work Comic Relief does by helping to shape our high profile broadcast challenges, develop new live fundraising event ideas, and work with teams from all areas of the organisation to bring our events to life.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing support to the Fundraising Events Lead in scoping, planning, and delivering high-profile fundraising events as part of our Red Nose Day campaign and other annual activity, such as winter campaigns and Sport Relief campaigns

  • Contribute ideas to help shape future events and work with the relevant teams and Fundraising Events Lead to bring these ideas to life

  • Facilitating key meetings with internal and external stakeholders, coordinating diaries and issuing meeting agendas

  • Producing regular reports on the progress of our fundraising events

  • Producing minutes and action lists from key meetings and ensuring workstreams are keeping up to date with all tasks

  • Leading on administrative aspects of Fundraising Event planning and delivery

  • Assisting teams from across the organisation, where required, with a variety of tasks related to the scoping, delivery, and promotion of Fundraising Events – this could include coordinating asset gathering shoots, media days and other events related to the promotion, delivery, and celebration of our activity

  • Supporting the delivery of live fundraising events on the ground, working with delivery and broadcast partners, leading on activity streams as and when required

  • Contributing to the monitoring, sharing, and evaluating of our Fundraising Events by capturing lessons learned and helping to shape recommendations for future improvements

  • Where required, assisting the wider Fundraising and Projects Team with the delivery of our portfolio of campaign activity

    Essential Education and Competencies:

  • Demonstrable experience of the coordination of high-profile live events involving multiple stakeholders and partners

  • Strong organisational and time management skills – planning, managing, monitoring and prioritising

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook

  • Pro-active attitude with great attention to detail

  • Effective relationship builder with great communication skills

  • Collaborative worker who can work closely with all teams and communicate effectively

  • Resilient and calm under pressure, with the ability to stay the course during the height of delivery

Desirable Skills and Competencies:

We would love to hear from candidates who have any or all of the following:

  • Experience working in charity or public fundraising

  • Experience supporting, coordinating or managing the planning and delivery of competitive sporting events, public participation events, music events or festivals

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Comic Relief we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Fri 2nd Dec 2022

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Fri 2nd Dec 2022