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Fundraising Event Coordinator – Freelance

Application deadline: 08/07/2019

The UK’s leading interfaith organisation is looking for a Freelance Fundraising Event Coordinator to help us achieve our vision of a world where diversity is celebrated.

For over 20 years, the Faith & Belief Forum has been at the forefront of creating innovative and meaningful interfaith encounters through our programmes in schools, universities and community spaces.  We think that our work is needed now more than ever. Please join us and use your expertise to help us to grow and meet this need.

This a very exciting time to join us. On 22 November last year, nearly 200 guests attended our first ever Gala Dinner. The evening was a great success, showcasing our programmes through speeches from beneficiaries and notable guest including Princess Badiya bint Hassan of Jordan and author Elif Shafak. We overshot our fundraising target and raised just under £70,000 on the night. If you would like to see pictures from the night, they can be found here.

We are now seeking to instruct an experienced freelance Fundraising Event Coordinator on a short-term basis to support the delivery of our second Gala Dinner between August 2019 and January 2020. They will work with the Development and Fundraising Manager and other members of the team to achieve success.

The second Gala is confirmed to be on 21 November 2019 and will be held at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London. It is expected that between 180 and 200 guests will attend the event and there is a fundraising target of £80,000. Keynote speaker is to be confirmed.

The fee for this work is £12,000 inclusive of VAT and expenses.

To read the full call out description please click here.

Application information:

We are looking to fill this role as soon as possible so please complete the application form and upload the following:

  • A biography or CV
  • A draft project plan outlining how you would approach organising the Gala Dinner.
  • Two references or testimonials from recent clients.

The deadline is Monday 8 July at 9am.  Shortlisted proposals will be notified by Wednesday 10 July with interviews scheduled for week commencing 15 July.

Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications from individuals without the right to work in the UK. 


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