Application Deadline

Job title: Challenge Events Officer

Responsible to: Senior Challenge Events Co-ordinator

Location: Sands, Victoria Charity Centre, 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB

Contract: 12 month Fixed-Term Contract

Salary: £23,000 per annum plus £3,400 per annum London Weighting Allowance

Hours:  35 per week (9.30 to 5.30pm, with a one hour unpaid lunch break)

Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal charity is a well-respected national charity that:

  • Supports anyone affected by the death of a baby.
  • Works in partnership with health professionals to ensure that bereaved parents and families receive the best possible care.
  • Promotes and funds research that could help to reduce loss of babies’ lives.

Sands is seeking a Challenge Events Officer to assist in the promotion, organisation and delivery of running and challenge events to grow our fundraising income and supporter base.

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced fundraiser with an excellent understanding of the charity sector.   You will have a track record of developing and growing income streams, and maintaining positive donor journeys specifically in relation to challenge event fundraising.   A highly effective communicator, you will have excellent copywriting skills and be confident in the use of social media.

With strong organisational skills, you will be able to demonstrate the ability to meet set deadlines and targets, and produce a high standard of work even when under pressure.  A real team-player, you will have a highly flexible and pro-active approach.

This is a rewarding role which offers a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the work of Sands, helping us to achieve our vision of a world where fewer babies die. 

Closing date: 5pm on 29th August 2016

Interview date: Week Commencing 5th September 2016            

Application information. 

Application form. 

Equal opportunities form. 

As we have limited staff resources we are unable to provide candidates with feedback about their applications. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been shortlisted.