Challenge and Sports Events Manager

£35,600-£41,300 per annum inclusive (London) or £32,850-£38,250 per annum inclusive (Birmingham or Leeds)

Islington, London, Birmingham or Leeds

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JDRF is the type 1 diabetes charity, improving lives until we find the cure.  We fund research to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes. We also provide information for children and adults living with the condition at all stages from diagnosis and beyond.  We give a voice to people with type 1 diabetes and campaign for an increased focus on and funding for research to find the cure. Internationally we have funded £1billion of research so far.

We want our employees to be committed and prepared to go the extra mile to assist us in finding the cure for type 1. Whatever your role is within JDRF you can be guaranteed that your work will always be rewarding.

As Challenge and Sports Events Manager you will develop new initiatives and work with the Head of Challenge and Sport Events to support both existing and new events.  You will assist with the continued growth of our running events, in line with the new strategy and the current sector trends.  You will be expected to take a lead role for the JDRF bespoke event Cycle for a Cure bike ride in partnership with Ford and the running events.  You will also support the Head of Challenge and Sports Events in leading the London Marathon.

You will provide direction and management to the Challenge Events Coordinator.

You will be part of a team that within the next three years will be delivering income of £1million+ per year.

In return we offer, a generous annual leave entitlement rising with length of service, flexible working, pension scheme, interest free season ticket/bike loan and  Health Cash Plan.

To learn more about the role please download the job description: Challenge and Sport Events Manager JD

To apply please complete the form below.

Closing date: Thursday 5 September 2019, 10.00am

Interview dates: 12 September 2019 in Birmingham and 13 September 2019 in London

JDRF is the type 1 diabetes charity.  We are committed to eradicating type 1 diabetes and its effects for everyone in the UK with type 1. We:

●        Fund our world-class research which is approved and administered by our international research programme to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes

●        make sure research moves forward and treatments are delivered as fast as possible

●        give support and a voice to people with type 1 and their families

We are an ambitious and changing organisation.  Be part of the change and help find a cure for type 1 diabetes.  We’d love to hear from you.

‘JDRF is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age.’