Challenge Events and Partnerships Manager

Salary: £32,000 - £35,000 pa
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Closing date: 12 July 2019

We've got an exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraising manager to work as Challenge Events and Partnerships Manager, to continue developing and growing a portfolio of events, including existing ones such as Virgin Money London Marathon and London Landmarks Half Marathon. You'll work with the Challenge Events Fundraiser and a team of dedicated volunteers.

As well as delivering the current portfolio, you will also lead on identifying new opportunities and partnerships in line with sector trends to drive continued growth which will deliver income of more than £1million each year.

To succeed in this role, you'll have proven experience of securing and managing charity of the year relationships, developing and delivering marketing strategies alongside other teams as well as strong knowledge of sector trends. You'll also demonstrate ability to supervise and motivate people.

Make-A-Wish UK is a rewarding place to work, every day you will be making a difference by helping to grant life-changing wishes to seriously ill children.

This position is based in our Hub in Reading but Make-A-Wish supports agile working. 

For full list of responsibilities, please refer to Job Description and Person Specification.

Phone interviews will be held on Wednesday 17th July followed by face to face interviews in Reading on Tuesday 23rd July.

Closing date: 12th July

Interviews: 17th & 23rd July

Location: Reading

Hours: Full-time 37 hours

To apply, please email your CV and covering note to

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