Events & Engagement Manager – Sight for Surrey

Events & Engagement Manager
Salary: up to £28,000 p.a.
Full time: 36 hours a week – 18 months fixed term contract
Full time annual leave entitlement is 28 days

Are you passionate about organising events and engaging with the local community? Do you want to make a difference at a local Surrey charity?

We are seeking a hard-working, driven and flexible individual with event management experience to establish an events and engagement programme to support our Centenary in 2022. You will also engage with local businesses, create partnerships for fundraising opportunities, and help increase brand awareness.

Sight for Surrey is an ambitious charity offering a lifetime of support to people who are blind or partially sighted, Deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing. Our mission is to support people to overcome their day-to-day challenges, achieve their potential and lead an independent life. We are a countywide charity based in Fetcham, near Leatherhead.

Main duties include:
• Plan, deliver and promote events to celebrate our Centenary in 2022
• Lead Centenary committee and ensure all events are carefully managed with detailed event plans, budgets, briefings and marketing plans
• Work with the fundraising team and engage with local businesses and community groups to fundraise for our Centenary appeal

In view of our Social Care activities, our aim is to have a fully vaccinated workforce, and we encourage and support our workers to protect themselves with available vaccinations.

For further details of the role please see the job description. The post holder will require a Disclosure and Barring Service check which we will arrange. Applications will be reviewed on receipt. The listing may be closed early if sufficient applications have been received.

Closing date: Weds 30th June 2021

For an application pack for the above post, please contact Sandra Chenery by email: schenery@sightforsurrey.org.uk ,Tel. 01372 869962, Fax: 01372 360767. Alternatively you may download the forms and job description from Sight for Surrey website: https://www.sightforsurrey.org.uk/about-us/work-us/

Please send your completed application form and equal opportunities form to Sandra Chenery, email address as above or by post to Sight for Surrey, Rentwood, School Lane, Fetcham, Surrey KT22 9JX.

Sight for Surrey is an equal opportunities employer and accredited as Disability Confident.
Website: https://www.sightforsurrey.org.uk
Registered Charity No: 1121949, Company No: 06309405