Events Officer

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We are now looking for an Events Officer to support in the delivery of fundraising events.

About the Role

Acorns is currently the UK’s largest children’s hospice charity, in terms of both numbers of children and families supported and annual expenditure on our care work.  We need to raise more than £11 million each year to run and support our care services and we rely heavily on the goodwill and generosity of our local community. 

As Events Officer, you will:

  • Lead on the administration and delivery of fundraising events with the Events Manager
  • Provide high levels of supporter experience to events participants before, during and after events
  • Recruit and train volunteers for events
  • Work towards fundraising income targets

About You

  • Experience of fundraising events
  • Understanding of the supporter journey
  • Ability to travel across the region to attend to events, including transportation of event material and equipment
  • Ability to work outside of normal office hours to attend events

What We Offer

  • £27,000 to £32,000 per annum (FTE)
  • 37 hours per week
  • Based in Birmingham (B47 6JR), with some home working and travel to events
  • Employee discounts from leading retailers
  • Employee gym discount scheme
  • Bike-to-Work scheme
  • Generous contribution to group personal pension plan or continuation of current NHS pension scheme
  • NHS pension scheme life assurance or Acorns group life assurance scheme

You need to be eligible to work in the UK to be considered for this role. We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and therefore any successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check for children and will be asked to provide two satisfactory references.

As a UNICEF Gold Rights Respecting organisation, we are committed to ensuring that the United Nations Convention for the Rights of the Child is embedded into both culture and practice within the organisation. As an employee you will be a Duty Bearer for Children’s Rights and support all children to be Rights Holders.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Find out about our culture, career development, benefits and more here: Why Work for Acorns?

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