Events Executive

Job Ref: CUH Charity
Type: Permanent, full-time
Location: Cork University Hospital / Remote
Salary: €35,000 - €40,000
Closing Date: 3pm, Monday the 25th of July

Full Description

About CUH Charity

Established in 2012, CUH (Cork University Hospital) Charity is the nominated charity of Cork University Hospital (CUH) and Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH).

CUH Charity work closely with the management team and healthcare experts to identify the hospital’s most pressing needs and provide financial support for all departments. The mission at CUH Charity is to provide a wide range of life-changing and life-saving equipment, facilities and services for patients attending both hospitals, identifying a selection of focused appeals that require the charity’s assistance.

The charity offers a wide range of opportunities for people to donate to these vital causes through organising and supporting fundraising events.

The CUH Charity’s goal is simple ‘Saving and Changing Lives’

Work at CUH Charity is very much a team effort, from the charity representatives to their wonderful volunteers and hospital staff. The team encourages community involvement by offering opportunities for workplace and school fundraising, along with a wide range of other ways to give. Staff can see first-hand the impact they make and feel it is a huge honour to work so closely with frontline workers, patients and their families.

About the role

CUH Charity is seeking an Events Executive to play an important role in delivering an ambitious fundraising plan. Reporting to the Head of Development and Marketing, the role will be responsible for managing a portfolio of events, supporting participants from sign up to completion – both charity led events and third party events.

As a new role within the team, there is a huge opportunity to be creative and bring something new and fresh to the organisation. This role requires a motivated and energetic individual with lots of creativity and with skills to deliver income growth through effective event management, stakeholder management and participant management, through use of strong analytical and problem-solving skills. As a small, relatively young team; this role offers huge opportunity for the Event Executive to work with the team to carve out the direction of CUH Charity. This position involves working as part of a busy development team and staff are required to have a degree of flexibility in their work and approach to work.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Project manage a portfolio of events – from Idea generation through to completion

  • Continually evaluate your portfolio of events to ensure the achievement of income targets and maintain a sustainable events portfolio, including making recommendations for new mass participation events and initiatives whilst keeping up to date with events/community fundraising initiatives and news from across the third sector to help inform our own activity

  • Keep Salesforce up to date, with donor information & income received

  • In collaboration with your colleagues, create marketing plans for each event to inspire and secure supporters, drive up income and retain supporters

  • Guide supporters through their fundraising journey with regular, relevant communications and supplying any items they may need.

  • Forge relationships across the hospital and the wider community, ensuring that the CUH Charity brand is protected and grows through all events

  • Set the annual budgets for your income streams, providing monthly reports and implementing contingency plans when required

  • Contribute to the annual strategic planning, including agreeing strategic objectives, KPIs and milestones

If you are driven and creative with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and relish the opportunity to deliver significant growth in order to support the CUH Charity to achieve its ambitious goals we would love to hear from you!


Please apply directly to [email protected] and use the job title Events Executive and name of the organisation, CUH Charity, as the subject of your email.

The recruitment campaign for the role of Events Executive is being managed exclusively on behalf of CUH Charity by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search. If you would like more information or would like to talk to someone about this role, please contact us by email.

Closing Date: 3pm, Monday the 25th of July