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Events and Community Manager
Mental Health Foundation

Job Description

Our vision is for a world with good mental health for all. Our mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health.

The Mental Health Foundation is the UK’s charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what we do, we aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems so that people and communities can thrive.

This is an exciting time to be joining the Foundation. Mental health is rising up the public policy agenda, with greater public awareness of the impact of mental health problems on individuals, their families and society more widely.

The Event and Community Manager will play an integral role within the Fundraising and Communication Department, who will manage and deliver the Mental Health Foundation’s community and challenge events fundraising programme

You will sustain and develop our community and events fundraising programme to generate valuable unrestricted income for the foundation, the team currently raises around £350,000 income and is well established in this area.  We support around 500 events participants and community fundraisers every year, and are now looking to develop this further and grow our numbers and funds even more.

You will help us increase our brand awareness and improve our conversion and retention rates allowing us to maximise donor loyalty, and will be responsible for the management, motivation and development of events and community donor relationships.  You will also raise our profile and increase online engagement, especially through Facebook and Twitter.

A good networker you will liaise with external stakeholders and other events fundraisers and work in collaboration with your internal colleagues in the individual giving team on joint fundraising initiatives.  You will have targets to meet and will be a pro-active and organised individual with previous relevant demonstrable experience.

Closing date: Tuesday, 24th October at 10am.

Interview date: Tuesday, 2nd November 2017.

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