Development and Events Coordinator

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Brighton, Brighton and Hove

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Development and Events Coordinator Location_ Brighton Salary_ A salary in the range of £26,000-£27,500 per annum will be offered depending on experience. Brighton College is seeking to appoint a Development and Events Coordinator on a full-time, permanent basis. Main purpose of the role_ This is a pivotal position within the dynamic and successful Development and Engagement team at Brighton College, United Kingdom’s School of the Decade. You will be joining us at an exciting time, as we build on the successful completion of another capital campaign, and launch a new regular giving appeal to our alumni community. The role will demand close involvement in all aspects of fundraising and event coordination for Brighton College, with a particular focus on fundraising operations and donor care activity. It will bring the incumbent into contact with parents, staff, Old Brightonians, corporate sponsors and other supporters. This is a varied role that would suit an ambitious individual looking to start their career in the education/charity/events sector, or for someone with transferable skills who would like to work in the third sector. General Duties and Responsibilities_ Fundraising_ Process all campaign and regular donations and liaise with donors throughout the giving journey. Support the Senior Development Officer in the execution of planned fundraising appeals and projects (e.g. capital, annual, awards, corporate sponsorship). Oversee the prospect pipeline on the development database (Raiser’s Edge). Create guest bios ahead of key school events and support the department’s annual fundraising research programme. Coordinate the sending of regular tailored stewardship communications to supporters and external stakeholders. Events_ Create event collateral for Development and Engagement events. Coordinate key fundraising and stewardship events. Act as a key liaison for event guests before and during events. Help to manage the event/project management systems for the department. Attend fundraising and engagement events as and when required. Department Administration_ Answer and direct incoming phone calls and emails. Keep accurate records for income and expenditure. Update contact details for constituents on the development database. Manage the department diary. Coordinate department meetings, prepare agendas and produce minutes. Provide administrative support to the Director of Development and Engagement as and when required (calendar management, projects, correspondence). Organise arrangements for prospect and donor meetings. Organise travel logistics (flights, hotels, visas etc.) and produce comprehensive itineraries for overseas fundraising trips. Other_ Any other reasonable management request. The successful candidate will have_ * Exceptional interpersonal skills and the confidence and ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels. * Experience of managing several projects simultaneously. * Discretion and confidentiality when processing sensitive information. * Strong numeracy, analytical and interpretative skills using IT competently. * A superb command of the English language (spelling, grammar and punctuation), with a sharp eye for detail. * Diligence about process and procedural tasks. * Excellent time management skills and a demonstrable ability to multitask. * A flexible and supportive team player, who is willing to roll up their sleeves and do whatever is required. Hours of Work_ Monday to Friday, 8_30am to 5pm with a 60-minute unpaid lunch break (37.5 hours per week). Attendance at some evening and weekend events will be required, for which time off in lieu will be offered. Remuneration_ A salary in the range of £26,000-£27,500 per annum will be offered depending on experience. Holidays_ 23 days per annum, plus bank holidays increasing to 28 days plus bank holidays after 2 years of service (of which 3 days need to be taken between Christmas and New Year when the College is closed). Benefits_ Complimentary lunch is provided. Free tickets to the College’s music, dance and drama performances. Job specific Learning and Development programme available to all employees. Life Cover is provided whilst working at Brighton College after successfully passing probation period. Brighton College provides a contributory pension scheme with matching contributions from the employer up to 9%, which all eligible employees will be automatically enrolled into within three months of commencement of employment. If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable company, please proceed through the following link to be redirected to their website to complete your application. To Apply If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for Brighton College, please click apply to be redirected to their website to complete your application

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