£32,447 to £36,856 depending on experience

Hours of Work

35 hours per week

Closing date

We will be shortlisting and interviewing will take place as applications are submitted.

Proposed interview date/s (if known)




The role

Are you enthusiastic, highly organised events manager? Can you inspire and build relationships with a range of different people? Do you want to use your skills and passion for events to raise funds to reduce social isolation and social stigma?

Guild Care is one of Worthing’s largest and longest standing charities and is a leading light in the delivery of social care in the community of Worthing and surrounding areas.

We work with Older People, People Living with Dementia and People with Learning Disabilities.

We’re looking for someone with a love for events, and a passion for supporting people as part of stewardship development. In this important role, you’ll have the opportunity to create and develop our events calendar, build engagement with existing and new supporters, and have the space to be creative with our events programme as part of our strategy.

You will be an excellent relationship builder, comfortable with targets, and confident with managing multiple projects. You will be committed to delivering an exceptional supporter experience for our event participants. We will help you to develop in your career and achieve your goals, with commitment to your professional development.

If you would like to know more or for an informal chat, please contact Sarah Colbourne Head of Fundraising 07771 097945

Why work for Guild Care? Our benefits, your career and who we are…. Career Pathway

At Guild Care, we are passionate about career progression for all our employees. We take everyone’s career goals seriously and are proud of the number of people able to advance through Guild Care’s internal structure. Your development will be discussed every month with your manager, and you will have access to the wide variety of training and development opportunities at Guild Care.

Our Amazing Benefits at Guild Care…..

  • Working for a local charity that has supported the community since 1933
  • Refer a friend scheme- you could earn £500 for recommending a friend
  • Buddy Incentive- you could receive up to £125 to support our new recruits in role, promoting a supportive and friendly environment for our newcomer
  • Competitive salaries
  • 20-25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Flexible working
  • Free DBS check
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities and clearly defined care career pathway
  • Supportive colleagues with an emphasis on wellbeing
  • Job satisfaction and regular monthly progress conversation
  • Local offers for Guild Care staff at shops, gyms and restaurants
  • Being part of a values- led organisation

Job description

Job Requirements



  • Experience of event management (special and mass participation events)
  • At least 2 years event fundraising experience
  • Proven experience in growing fundraising income through events
  • Experience of event marketing including digital channels
  • Knowledge of Raisers Edge or similar CRM
  • Knowledge of GDPR



  • Knowledge of the care sector
  • Securing sponsorship
  • Project management or event related qualification
  • Volunteer management
  • Donor stewardship

Get in touch

For further information please email [email protected] or call our Recruitment Team on 01903 863154.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy upon successful selection of candidates, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please Note

Post- interview should you be successful you will need to supply the following documentation to ensure safe recruitment and compliance.

  • Photo ID
  • Right to Work documentation
  • References
  • Evidence of Qualifications if required

    How to apply

    Please complete the short application form

    Alternatively, email your CV or interest to us at [email protected] or call 01903 863154.

    We reserve the right to close the vacancy upon successful selection of candidates, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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