Fundraising and Communications Officer

pro rata based on 35 hrs a week
14 Jun 2019
15 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Fundraising and Communications Officer
Carers Support Merton (CSM) is a well established and respected charity in the London Borough of Merton with an ambitious development programme of work to support promote and improve the quality of life of unpaid carers from the age of 5 years. CSM is currently looking for self-motivated and dynamic Fundraising and Communications Officer to join our team.
The Fundraising and Communications Officer can expect a varied role with the opportunity to develop to board range of knowledge and skills.
Carers Support Merton, as an employer, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This includes a commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures.
The successful candidate will be subject to a basic DBS check.
Fundraising and Communications Officer
Hours: 30 hours per week (flexible working or with the possibility of some homeworking).
You will have experience of fundraising and digital communications, along with the passion to actively gain support for unpaid Carers in Merton. You will have excellent communication skills, be highly organised, and able to balance competing priorities.
The role will include building links with local businesses, building our donor base, recruiting and supporting fundraising volunteers, writing trust and foundation applications, organising events, creating inspiring content for social media and the production of the quarterly newsletter. You will develop and maintain the administrative procedures to support the organisations fundraising activities. You will have a 'can do' attitude and work flexibly, including occasional evenings and weekends where necessary.
This is a great opportunity to develop your career in charity fundraising and communications. It would be suitable for someone with flexible-working needs (perhaps returning to work), or someone at an earlier stage of their career who would like to make use of their excellent digital marketing skills to make a difference locally. There is huge scope to develop your own ideas, whilst at the same time access to the support of an experienced fundraiser along with a range of training opportunities.
Application process: CV and supporting letter demonstrating how skills and experience meet the Person Specification . CV's on their own are not accepted.
Closing Date: Monday 10th June 2019 5pm
Interviews: Week Beginning 17th June 2019
Salary: GBP 28,210.00 per annum pro rata
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