Wessex Cancer Trust is a vibrant charity supporting people with cancer in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands. We are seeking someone who is enthusiastic, dedicated and ambitious to join our fundraising team.

The Event Manager is a key role for income generation and raising awareness of the Trust’s services. This role has a strong focus on implementing new events and developing the potential to grow existing events.

You will be a creative and proactive person who enjoys a diverse workload, managing large scale events one day, pitching to a new corporate partner for sponsorship another. You need to be open to spotting new opportunities and excelelnt at developing long term relationships with donors. Current events you would be managing include a 20 mile sponsored walk, golf days, an inflatable 3k fun run and a corporate hospitality day.

The fundraising team is small but determined to achieve our goals. If you have a minimum of 2-years working in events fundraising, are a team player, with excellent communication skills and a passion for working with people, this exciting role could be for you. We work from a lovely office, have free parking and flexible working. 

This role is being advertised, and interviews will be offered  on a rolling basis and if a suitable candidate is found may close before end October.

Applications must include a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role alongside your CV to be considered. Please send your application to [email protected]

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