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Special Events Manager – Permanent

Date Added
03 July 2019
English National Ballet
£32,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience
Job Specification
We are looking for an experienced Fundraising Events Manager, with a track record of leading successful Galas and special events, who has excellent communication skills, creativity and strong financial acumen. 
The Special Events Manager is a new post within ENB’s Development department, responsible for managing and delivering fundraising events including the Annual Gala with an annual income target of c. £600k. The Special Events Manager will work closely with the Development Director to lead effective volunteer committees and collaborate with colleagues across ENB’s Development, Events and Communications teams. 
Experience and knowledge 
• A proven track record of successful special event delivery and Gala management to reach agreed income and 
  other targets 
• Experience of managing multiple and complex projects with different stakeholders 
• Experience of managing volunteer committees 
• Demonstrable budgeting and financial management skills 
• Able to spot opportunities and work collaboratively to maximise them 
• Demonstrable knowledge of GDPR, fundraising standards and Gift Aid 
Skills and abilities 
• Clear, confident and persuasive communicator with excellent relationship building skills 
• Creative, self-motivated and target-driven 
• Ability to lead and motivate colleagues, committee members and volunteers 
• Superb attention to detail 
• Effective in using CRM databases (preferably Tessitura) to manage and track relationships, guest lists and 
  bookings, and income 
• Inspire credibility and trust by acting openly, professionally and respectfully at all times 
Application Details
Hours of working   
Normal office hours are 10am – 6pm Mon-Fri.   Evening and weekend work will occasionally be required. 
Normal place of work   
English National Ballet, Markova House, Jay Mews, London though additional working will be required away from the office by attending events and venues in London and the regions. We will be relocating to our specially designed new building at City Island, E14, later in the year. 
Deadline for applications:   9am, 29 July 2019 
Selection Process: Interviews will take place w/c 29 July 
How to apply 
Download the full job description, then please send your CV and covering letter providing evidence of your ability and experience, and the names of your two most referees to 
Closing Date
29 July 2019
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