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Challenge Events Manager

Challenge Events Manager

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  • Sector:

    Fundraising & Development, Events

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  • Salary:

    £33k per year

  • Contact:

    Marianne Pattison

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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A growing children’s charity is working exclusively with TPP to recruit a Challenge Events Manager to join their successful fundraising team. This is a full time and permanent position working at their head office based in Surrey.

The role:

You will be responsible for the charity’s challenge events programme, and line management of two fundraisers in your team. You will be expected to manage all major running and cycling events, as well as working on new bespoke events for the charity. This role also manages student/alumni activities with this charity having particularly strong relationships with higher education institutions surrounding challenge events. You will have experience of managing mass recruitment for challenge events.

The team:

Challenge events generates over £1.5 million for this charity and is one of their most lucrative income streams. They see this area as a lead generator where they can begin supporter journeys, so you will be expected to work collaboratively with the wider fundraising team of 15.

The organisation:

This is a great time to be joining this growing organisation. They have seen great success in their fundraising initiative over the past year in particular and have ambitious growth plans over the next 2 years. You can expect a warm and welcoming environment where you will be supported and encouraged to be creative and strategic.


Closing date:  Thursday 21st April

If you are interested in this role or wish to register with TPP to hear about future posts, please call Marianne for an informal chat on 020 7198 6040 or send your CV to We do try to get in touch with all applications of interest however due to the volume of applications we receive this isn’t always possible.

Plus free training for fundraisers!

All fundraisers who secure a role through TPP receive a £100 CPD voucher to use with the Institute of Fundraising.  More details are available on the TPP Recruitment website