Senior Community and Events Manager

Keen to step into a large and very successful team?

We are extremely excited to be working with WaterAid, who are on the lookout for their next superstar Senior Community and Events Manager! This role will be responsible for leading, developing and shaping WaterAid’s busy programme of community and events activities. With an eye on developing ongoing supporter journeys, you will collaborate with philanthropy, legacy and in-memory giving teams to create consistent and engaging touchpoints, so supporters are fully engaged with the amazing work of the charity.

You will manage a team of five fundraisers and lead them towards achieving an income target of over £2 million from a varied portfolio of community and events activities, you will also work on 3rd party events such as WaterAid’s virtual events, faith appeals, schools fundraising including small and medium enterprises. If you are passionate about progression, this is the perfect role for you!

To be a wonderful Senior Community and Events Manager, you will need:

  • Experience of line managing at least two people
  • Experience of setting and managing the income and expenditure of a budget
  • Experience in shaping a Community and Events fundraising strategy and exceeding targets 
  • Track record of successfully developing and implementing stewardship journeys for targeted audiences across various channels


Salary: £45,500 – £47,500
Contract: Full-time – Permanent
Location: London/hybrid
Deadline: ASAP

If you would like to have an informal discussion, please call Mariam on 02030 062787 or email your interest along with your CV to [email protected].

Ashby Jenkins Recruitment are a specialist charity recruitment agency, we use our extensive sector knowledge and experience to match candidates to the most suitable roles. We take a relationship-led approach to recruitment, working ethically, supporting people to find their perfect role within the not-for-profit sector.

We are passionate about improving equality across the sector, you can read more about our commitment to diversity here

If enough applications are received the charity reserve the right to end the application period sooner.

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