Fundraiser

Location
Newbury
Salary
£17,000 - £25,000 (pro-rata) depending on experience
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
06 Sep 2017
Ref
AAJ-11657
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Due to the success of our programmes, we are looking to continue our growth and need a highly motivated part-time Fundraiser to join our amazing team in the Thames Valley / North Hampshire area. The successful Fundraiser will work up to 20 hours per week from home and earn between £17,000 - £25,000 per annum (pro-rata) depending on experience.

A registered charity since 1990 the organisation has grown over 27 years, through voluntary contributions and the generous support of the community. The organisation delivers Life Education health, well-being and drug education programmes to around 70,000 primary aged children in schools across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Devon, Somerset and Hampshire every year and is a Delivery Partner of an international charity that reaches over 700,000 pupils.

To be considered for the Fundraiser position you should ideally possess the following skills and qualities:
  • Good general IT skills and sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Experience of using databases
  • Self-starter who is creative and willing to contribute ideas
  • Good organisational and analytical skills with the ability to manage own workload and prioritise
  • Experience in the process and administration of funding applications
  • Non-smoker, belief in and enthusiasm for the benefits/importance of a healthy lifestyle
  • Experience in social media, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
Joining a motivated and engaged team, the successful candidate will;
  • Research and identify suitable GMTs/foundations.
  • Prepare and submit well-written, compelling and concise funding applications including costings and key messages.
  • Complete timely and accurate fulfilment of grant evaluation and monitoring reports.
  • Maintain and develop relations with current supporters, in particular GMTs/Rotary Clubs.
  • Identify and develop new relationships with corporate/businesses to attract donations, sponsorship, joint promotions, gifts in kind or employee giving
  • Keep all records, including the database, accurately up-to-date.
  • Investigate and implement new funding streams e.g. major donors and legacies.
  • Work as part of the fundraising team in the development and implementation of the fundraising strategy and help achieve agreed and budgeted financial targets
  • Help raise the profile of the charity through PR, marketing and social media.
If you’re interested in our Fundraiser role and excited by the prospect of having a beneficial impact on the lives of children in our region, please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience.



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