Charity Account executive
Newcastle

Charity Account Executive

Sector: Fundraising

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £18,000 - £22,000

Type; Full time, permanent

 

Company Overview

Charity Escapes specialise in providing holidays and packages for a range of good causes to use in their major fundraising events. We work closely with hotels and holiday home owners who can donate time in their properties. Charity Escapes helps to sell the donated holidays by placing them into fundraising auctions and raffles, of which all proceeds raised go to charity.

 

Role Overview

Charity Escapes is recruiting an Account Executive to develop relationships with regional and national charities. The primary role is to find and bring new charities on board, place the right holiday/package into the right event and to account manage key relationships we have developed so far.

 

As well as approaching and pitching our concept to new charities, the position will also include building and maintaining our current database of charities and managing our social media accounts and PR. Ensuring that our donors, events and Charity Escapes are marketed effectively.

 

This will be a key appointment in a small and entrepreneurial team. The work will be varied and could include liaising with marketing agencies, being responsible for the Charity Escapes website and general business administration.

Working hours will generally be Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. Some flexibility and travel will be required.

 

Skills and Qualities

We are looking for somebody that has experience in developing commercial partnerships. Any work experience in the hospitality or charity sector would be very useful.

The ideal candidate with have excellent written and verbal communication and will be very personable. Organisation, initiative and time management will also be important.

An understanding of online marketing and social media would be very beneficial, in order to manage the social accounts and report marketing campaign results.