Events Manager - Full Time

The Lily Foundation is the UK’s leading “Mito” charity, raising awareness, supporting families and funding research to support families and patients with mitochondrial disease.

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative Events Manager. In this exciting and multi-faceted role, you will manage the development and successful delivery of all fundraising and support events, these include our Charity Ball, The Comedy Store, Charity Golf Day and a residential weekend for families with mito.

Come and join our growing charity that is changing people’s lives. If you’re creative and passionate about organising events and want to make a difference, please get in touch.

What you will be doing:

This creative role is to manage and organise every aspect of all Lily fundraising and patient support events from concept generation and project plans through to final delivery, ensuring everything runs smoothly.

Create innovative, inclusive, event ideas, including virtual events to generate funds and raise awareness of The Lily Foundation and mitochondrial disease.

Ensure all information necessary to plan and coordinate the event effectively is gathered, create event schedules and manage budgets.

Manage venues, sponsors, auction and raffle donations, suppliers, speakers, volunteers and guests.

Be present and oversee the management of all events.

Skills:

You will have:

  • 1-3 years event management experience or qualification in event management
  • Be highly organized and thrive under pressure
  • Be a team player who can work under their own initiative
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Good communication skill
  • Motivation and enthusiasm
  • A creative flair and passion for event planning

To apply please send your CV by 1st December 2021, with a covering letter to [email protected]