Part-time Fundraising and Development Officer
Home-Start Fundraising and Development Officer (P/T 14 hours/week)
Employer Home-Start Guildford Management Committee
Responsible To Scheme Manager
Responsible For Marketing and Fundraising for Home-Start Guildford
Main Purpose of the job
To raise the profile of, raise funds and ensure a good supply of potential volunteers for Home-Start Guildford through a carefully selected mix of high-profile events, local activities and building relationships with potential individual donors.
In consultation with the Scheme Manager and the Board of Trustees, who meet bi-monthly, to develop and implement a marketing plan, encompassing a range of highly focused activities, that will drive higher visibility, increase interest and help to attract potential volunteers.
To create effective communications about the charity and forthcoming events via social media, email, mailings, websites, press releases to the local media.
To design and prepare marketing literature and produce support materials, such as newsletters.
In consultation with the Scheme Manager and the Board of Trustees, to develop a programme of fundraising activities to ensure that the charity maintains sufficient resources to continue its work.
To build and maintain profitable, long-term fundraising relationships with donors and potential donors via updates and newsletters.
Together with the Scheme Manager to research potential trusts and support applications to selected grant-making organisations.
To organize a small number of events which will have a significant impact on profile and/or fundraising.
To prepare reports for both donors and funders.
To monitor income and expenditure against the budget allocated and the target that has been determined.
Working in Partnership
Liaising with funders & local press
Networking appropriately within the community
Main work contacts
Scheme Manager and a team of co-ordinators, who focus on recruiting, training and supporting volunteers
Trustees and Patrons
Friends Fundraising Group
Home-Start nationally and regionally
Local media and funding bodies.
Managing the Wider Context
Promoting the scheme its profile, ethos and practice
Contributing to the development of Home-Start locally and regionally
The post holder may be required to undertake any other duties that fall within the nature of the role and responsibilities of the post as detailed above.
Any substantial or major changes will be negotiated.
Please note the Home-Start job application form must be completed to apply for this post, unfortunately CVs will not be accepted.
Application deadline Monday 12th June, 4pm.
Holiday: Pro rata to full time equivalent of 24 days plus 8 bank holidays