Events and Campaigns Assistant

Job Description

Could Polka Theatre be looking for you?

  • Would you like to work for a pioneering national theatre for children?
  • Are you interested in a communications or events in the arts and/or charity sector?
  • Are you creative and organised with good attention to detail?

This is an exciting time join Polka Theatre’s busy and ambitious team, in the role of Events and Campaigns Assistant, assisting the Development team at Polka Theatre in a rewarding and varied role. Fundraising events and campaigns at Polka help raise money to support Polka’s charitable activities. This makes a lasting difference to children who benefit from Polka’s shows and creative learning activities. You’ll experience first-hand the impact of your work.

What would you be doing?

In your first year with us you will have learnt:

  • How to run a VIP event, you will have taken real responsibility for a selection of Polka’s special engagements for people who donate towards our work.
  • How to coordinate a targeted fundraising campaign, while learning the related data management and communication functions of Spektrix (our Customer Relationship Management, or CRM, system).
  • How to make a fundraising pitch, you will have had a chance to independently source auction prizes and corporate sponsorship.
  • Finance and administration processes to support an ambitious fundraising programme.
Salary £21,000 per year pro rata (pro rata salary would be £12,600 for 3 days a week).
Application Process: For a Recruitment Pack with more information about who we are and what we’re looking for in this role plus how to apply please visit our website at this link  Deadline 5.00pm, Monday 11 April 2022. Interview w/c 18 April 2022. Ideal start date during May 2022. Contact Name: Sarah Ruff. Polka’s commitment as an equal opportunities employer means we are keen to encourage applications from people of colour, people across the gender spectrum and people who self-identify as disabled, who are underrepresented in our sector. Polka is funded by Arts Council England, London, registered charity number 256979. 
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Employer: Polka Theatre
Hours: 21 hours per week excluding a lunch break of 1 hour, worked over 3 days, days to be agreed upon job offer. From time to time, additional hours may be necessary to fulfil the requirements of the post, including evenings and weekends (we operate a TOIL system).
Telephone: 020 8543 4888
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