Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation is currently looking for an Event Manager to be based in London.
The Event Manager will be working on exciting and unique fund-raising events such as Red Bull Soap Box Race, Red Bull F1 events and many more. Wings for Life is a not-for-profit spinal cord research foundation founded by two-time motocross world champion Heinz Kinigadner and the founder of Red Bull, Dietrich Mateschitz. Our mission is to find a cure for spinal cord injury. We fund world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe aimed at healing the injured spinal cord. The main purpose of the job is to develop, manage and deliver existing Wings for Life and third-party events, maximising fundraising and awareness for the charity. The Events manager will also to take a creative and entrepreneurial approach to expanding the event portfolio, driving the potential of our target areas of Formula One, Cycling and E-Sports.
Experience of working across a wide variety of events, including, but not limited to, fundraising events
Excellent relationship management skills
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Success in developing and implementing new ideas to maximize potential
Creative and innovative thinker, willingness to ‘do things differently’
Energy, enthusiasm and passion for what you do
Experience in developing communication and marketing plans for events
Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced team environment
Highly self-motivated and capable of working independently
Proactive about chasing new opportunities
Driven by achieving financial targets & results
Able to work as a strong team player who’s flexible to support the team
We value experience over formal qualifications
Fluent in written and spoken English
In the 1980’s Dietrich Mateschitz developed a formula known as the Red Bull Energy Drink. This was not only the launch of a completely new product, in fact it was the birth of a totally new product category.