• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Contract Type:  Permanent Permanent

Location:  Flexible

Our Brand and Marketing team is looking for a creative, strategic and ambitious individual to head up our Special Events team. Responsible for designing and delivering special events to raise vital unrestricted funds for our young people programmes and nurturing an extensive portfolio of existing events. 

You will lead a small team of Events professionals, providing inspiring and strategic leadership of special events at The Prince’s Trust which contribute to the broader fundraising targets. You will work with a range of key stakeholder s, including internal Senior Leaders, Corporate Partners, Philanthropic Supporter along withthe stewardship of our various committees

This role is perfect for you if you have experience of overseeing a large and diverse events portfolio across multiple sectors . We are particularly keen if you can demonstrate the ability to innovate creative ways to deliver events that engage a wide audience whilst maximising return on investment

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Why we need Head of Special Events :

Last year, we helped more than  70,000 young people , with three in four young people on our programmes, move into work, education or training. 

The young people we help face a range of challenges, such as unemployment, mental health issues or some have been in trouble with the law. Our job is to  inspire and support young people , to help them reach their potential so that they can thrive and society can prosper.

We believe all  young people should have the chance to succeed , and that  young people are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us .

Perks for working at The Trust:

  • Great holiday package ! 30 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays. Office closure the days between Christmas and New Year
  • Fantastic Family leave ! Receive 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half pay for maternity and adoption leave. Receive 8 weeks full pay for paternity leave.
  • Flexible working!  Where operationally possible, you can work hours to fit in with, school hours or care arrangements for example and you can also work from home.
  • Interest-free  season ticket loans
  • Benefits platform!  Everything from health and financial wellbeing support to discounts on your favourite restaurants, shops and cinemas
  • In- house learning platform!  Develop your skills for your career and your role
  • The Trust will contribute  5%  of your salary to the Trust Pension Scheme
  • You can volunteer for and/or attend  events  – music festivals, The Prince’s Trust Awards, active events etc.
  • Generous  life assurance cover (4 x annual salary)
  • Here at The Prince’s Trust, we’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be an organisation that’s representative of the communities we serve, which is why we strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective. Our goal is to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can be themselves and do the best work of their lives.

    We’re a Stonewall Diversity Champion and we are an employer that is Disability Confident. Our staff, volunteers and young people are supported by PT CAN (our Cultural Awareness Network), PT GEN (Gender Equality Network), PT DAWN (Disability & Wellbeing Network) and Pulse (LGBT Network). For more information, .

    The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of this commitment, we undertake basic disclosure checks in accordance with the Codes of Practice for all roles within the Trust, and for our roles working directly with young people, at an enhanced level. Having a criminal record will not automatically exclude applicants.

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