Events and Fundraising Manager



LOCATION:  The Merchant’s House Office, 132 High Street, Marlborough
HOURS:  The post is 3 days / 24 hours pw.
Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate will be expected to work outside of contracted hours to support events.

There are four key parts to the post:

  • Develop ideas, produce supporting materials and promote fundraising events
  • Actively seek external funding opportunities and support the trustees in planning and undertaking fundraising activities
  • Develop and manage group bookings to The Merchant’s House
  • Assist the Trust Manager on a range of operational issues

The successful candidate’s duties will include:

  • Producing and implementing an annual programme of events in agreement with the Operational Committee, some of which may be via Zoom or online
  • Manage and keeps records of bookings, ticket distribution and income generated
  • Attend all relevant meetings and produce minutes
  • Design events material for promotion internally and externally and seeking sponsorship where applicable
  • Coordinating all aspects of events and agreeing volunteers to assist with each event
  • Managing The Merchant’s House website and updating regularly with events and other news items.
  • Managing and updating The Merchant’s House social media presence
  • Produce 3 Volunteer / Friends newsletters per year

The successful candidate will also need to be flexible and able to undertake other duties as necessary.