Fundraising Events Coordinator

Location: Hub (Egerton Street)
Team: Fundraising Marketing
Contract: 2 year fixed term contract Full Time
Pay: £26000-£28000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Mahdlo Youth Zone is a state-of-the-art multi-million Pound location providing young people aged 8 to 19, and up to 25 for those with additional needs, engaging and exciting opportunities to try something new, seven days a week.

We’ve got incredible facilities including a 3G Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) pitch climbing wall, boxing gym, three court sports hall, sensory room, fully equipped gym including weightlifting equipment, recreation area and dance, arts, music and media suites and much more.

With more than 100 full-time, part-time and volunteer staff we have a fundraising target of £1.6 million this year, raised through our Patron’s Programme, community fundraising, and events.

The role

We have a new exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, creative, and results-driven individual to join our team to the role of Fundraising Events Coordinator on a 2-year fixed term contract.

The ideal candidate will plan and deliver a calendar of established and new targeted fundraising, cultivation and stewardship events that contribute to delivering an organisational target c£1.6m with increasing attendance and income year on year. You’ll drive participation and income by engaging with current Patrons, local businesses and the wider community.

You’ll bring creativity, initiative, energy, and meticulous attention to detail to this role and be supported by your line manager, the income generation and marketing team, the Chief Executive, and the Board of trustees.

Your responsibilities include managing event budgets, devising, planning and executing a wide range of events that appeal to a broad audience, building strong relationships with key stakeholders, securing sponsorship and working closely with the team to maximise on opportunities.

You must be committed to working within the spirit of Mahdlo’s core values – Passion, Respect, Inclusion, Dependability and Excellence – which describe the way we work.

The strength of Mahdlo Youth Zone and the OnSide network of Youth Zones is the diversity of its people; we place huge value on equal opportunities and encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, communities and abilities.

This role offers:

  • Flexible working
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank/public holidays)
  • Free onsite gym access
  • Life insurance
  • Birthday gift
  • Automatic enrolment to Medicash Health Care scheme on successful completion of probationary period.

In accordance with Mahdlo’s Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an enhanced DBS check and will require you to complete Safeguarding training within three months of appointment and refresher training thereafter.


Application forms are also available by emailing

You must be committed to working within the spirit of Mahdlo’s core values – Passion, Respect, Inclusion, Dependability and Excellence – which describe the way we work.

Closing date: 5pm on Tuesday 9th April 2024

Interviews to be held on: Friday 19th April 2024

Mahdlo is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; therefore an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required with this post. The successful applicants will be expected to join the DBS Update Service. Job offers are also subject to two satisfactory references.

Mahdlo is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from all candidates. We treat all applicants for employment and employees equally.

Fundraising Events Coordinator
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