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Application Deadline
31 August 2021

Interview Date
10 September 2021

Contract type
Fixed Term Contract

Hours
35 Hours

Salary
£33,310 - £38,864 (Including London Weighting)

Location
Startford, London

Senior Special Events Officer

About the role

We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

35 Hours per week – Fixed Term 12 Month Contract

We have big goals over the next few years.

We’re going to be fighting for mental health in a way we never have before.

Together we’ll be working to make sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve.

Will you join us?

The Senior Special Events Officer will join the Major Giving team with big ambitions to increase fundraising income to support Mind’s work and you will play a key role in supporting the growth of Major Giving at Mind.

The team is now embarking on further expansion to make the most of the exciting opportunities ahead and to support Mind’s new strategy. This role is integral to achieving the growth of Major Giving at Mind and you will work closely with the rest of the Major Giving team to help deliver our three-year strategy and with colleagues across the organisation.

You will be someone who is looking to work in an ambitious and busy team driven to provide a high level of supporter care. You will be experienced in planning and delivering online and in-person events, preferably for a high-value donor audience and able to report on the impact of events.

You will be creative, highly organised and comfortable negotiating and looking after expenditure and working towards a budget. You will have strong communication skills, be personable and professional, and naturally represent the charity to supporters, stakeholders, external suppliers and volunteers.

Closing Date: 31st August 2021

Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.

This position will initially, in line with current and potentially future guidance, be based from home. Post lockdown this role will retain some flexibility but post holders will be expected to be in the office a minimum of two days thereafter (or more, depending on the arrangements of your team)

Equality & Diversity

We value the power of diversity. We embrace the different perspectives that each of us bring. We are creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is appreciated for being authentic and bringing their whole selves to work regardless of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.

We are committed to becoming truly anti-racist in everything we do and ensuring that all our employees are treated fairly and equitably at work and promoting equity in physical and mental health for all.

Our strategy has becoming an anti-racist organisation right at the centre of our work. For more information please visit click on the button below.

Our Strategy

More details and how to apply

For more information and a full person specification, please check on the Job Description button below. To apply, please click on the Apply Now button on the top left of the screen.

If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, please contact our HR team [email protected] who will be happy to support you.

Job Description

A little more about Mind

Our goals:

  • Supporting people likely to develop mental health problems, to stay well
  • Empowering people who experience a mental health problem to make informed choices about how they live and recover
  • Ensuring people get the right services and support at the right time to help their recovery and enable them to live with their mental health problem
  • Opening the doors to people with experience of mental health problems participating fully in society
  • Gaining equality of treatment for people who experience both mental health and other forms of discrimination

Our values underpin everything we do. They are:

  • Open: We reach out to anyone who needs us.
  • Together: We're stronger in partnership.
  • Responsive: We listen, we act.
  • Independent: We speak out fearlessly.
  • Unstoppable: We never give up.

To get to know us a little better and more information on working at Mind, including our benefits,  please click the button below

Working for Mind

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