Supporter Events Executive - Marketing, The Lodge
Marketing, Community Marketing
Why we want you
To provide the Community Marketing Development team support in delivering a programme of supporter events essential to retaining and developing support for RSPB conservation projects in the UK and overseas, taking specific responsibility for detailed aspects of these events as required. The role helps deliver inspiring and informative events for regular donors, majors donors, pioneers, and appeal donors who together deliver substantial support for RSPB work.
Organisation of the supporter event programme runs all year round and you would be getting involved in parts or all of the below:
a) Undertake specific tasks to support the delivery of events such as Friends of the Lodge, Hope Farm Founders days, Saving Our Rainforests, Meet the Albatross Taskforce and Sea Life Guardians events.
b) Assist with the preparation of event project briefings.
c) Research venues and supplier pricing and suitability. Advise and support negotiation with venues and suppliers. Advise on catering and other facilities.
d) Liaison with reserve and other conservation teams involved in Supporter Event delivery
e) Assist with the invitation communications process and creative delivery working in conjunction with membership services and other teams.
f) Liaise with internal teams regarding invitation activity, process, enquiries and communications with supporters attending events.
g) Attend and help out at Supporter Events around the UK including venues such as RSPB Bempton Cliffs, RSPB The Lodge, RSPB Ramsey Island, and Kew Gardens.
h) Assist in collating event feedback, evaluation, and review.
There is a flexibility within this role and volunteers are not obliged to take part in all elements. You will be working within a team and with colleagues experienced in delivering the supporter event programme. You may also have the opportunity to get involved in special projects and development work.
What’s in it for you?
An opportunity to contribute to the effectiveness of RSPB work, meet new people and gain new skills. The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work.
The skills you need
An organised and enthusiastic person with good communication Skills. Skilled in use of outlook, word. and internet. Basic excel use.
Minimum commitment: One day per week
Period: All year round
Who to contact
Tel: 01767 693501
Please note: This role is based at RSPB HQ in Sandy, Bedfordshire
Closing date for applications: Monday 1st July
Interview dates: 8th and 9th July
Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary.
The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations.
Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.
Reference number: 6335