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Position: Community Fundraiser
Type: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent
Location: Home-based, based in the South West/West Midlands, England
Salary: £30,310 - £34,923 per annum and car/broadband allowance plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band E1
Department: Community and Events team
At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.
Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.
About this job
The MS Society is delivering some of the most exciting fundraising in the UK and we’re seeking a talented and enthusiastic Community Fundraiser to look after South West England and the West Midlands to join our dedicated Community and Events team.
Our Community Fundraising Team are focused on raising £2m+ working across the UK in 2022. After a successful 2021 fundraising year, this role offers the opportunity to grow community fundraising with the enthusiastic support of people affected by MS, their friends and families, including members of our local groups.
Our team works within a lively and creative fundraising department, where we break down barriers and collaborate to ensure supporters at all levels get the very best service. You’ll be given free rein to develop your skills and experience, while building relationships with grassroots supporters to maximise income.
- You’re likely to be in a similar role for another charity, confident, enthusiastic and with great customer care and communication skills.
- You'll know how work closely with supporters, volunteers, local groups and our wider fundraising team.
- You’ll be able to demonstrate a good understanding of community and events fundraising and a collaborative approach to teamwork.
- Most importantly, you’ll be supporter-focused and willing to go the extra mile to support our amazing fundraisers and help them reach their fundraising goals.
- You’ll be home based in SW England/the West Midlands.
- You must have a driving licence.
If you’re enthusiastic, hard-working and motivated by helping others achieve something amazing in support of a cause that means the world to them, we’d love to hear from you.
We offer 35 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees) including bank holidays, travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.
The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our Every MS Story strategy.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 31 January 2022
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The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK. If we do offer you employment, you’ll be required to provide documentation to show that you’re eligible to be employed in the UK before starting employment.
The full list of UK visas and permits that grant you the right to work in the UK can be found on the UK government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and will not be in a position to support you with any visa applications you may make.
We’re a Disability Confident Employer. We’re committed to promoting equality and diversity. We’d be grateful if you could complete the attached equality and diversity monitoring form and submit it with your application.
As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, the HR team will anonymise your CV and supporting statement before forwarding to the shortlisting panel.
We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or from ethnic minority backgrounds, where we’re looking to build stronger and better representation among our staff.
No agencies please.
The Senior Fundraiser will work closely with other members of the hospital charity, and will be responsible for developing and delivering the Charity’s in memoriam and legacy giving programme.
The post is suitable for someone with a minimum of 12 months experience in fundraising.
The role will include:
- Create a sustainable legacy pipeline for UHB Charity and to ensure that legacy income increases and continues to be a strong element of our voluntary income.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with those leaving gifts in memory including thank you events for these supporters.
- Be the first point of contact for all enquirers about in memory giving and gifts in wills for all supporters, patients and families.
- Plan, develop and deliver an In-memoriam action plan which will maximise future income
- Organise and execute events to raise awareness about leaving a legacy to the Charity as part of the legacy stewardship plan.
- Act as an ambassador for legacy marketing, ensuring all stakeholders are aware of the importance of legacies to the organisation.
- Develop and implement the ‘Will Month’ campaign and oversee on-going and new relationships with local solicitors and develop materials for them to promote legacy giving to the Charity.
- Devise and manage appropriate donor journeys and accompanying communication plans for legacy pledgers and develop donor profiles to better understand the profile of potential legators.
- Shape, plan and deliver a cross – organisational legacy action plan which will maximise future income.
- Engage in other areas of fundraising where there are opportunities to meet supporters and/or volunteers to help promote legacy giving and build relationships.
- Working alongside the finance team to report on legacy income, pipeline and to liaise with solicitors and executors of estates.
- To work with and deliver clear objectives and key performance indicators.
- To proactively contribute to the achievement of targets and the ongoing fundraising success of the Charity as a whole and to be a supportive, effective and integrated team member.
For full details please download the job description and person specification below.
This is a full time post in the Fundraising Team at University Hospitals Birmingham Charity (‘UHB Charity’), the official NHS Charity for the four hospitals of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust - Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Hospital.
The post offers the opportunity for office working at any of our four hospital sites with the opportunity for some home working as suits the job holder and line manager.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
St Giles Hospice is looking for an experienced Corporate Fundraiser to join its busy fundraising team. The applicant will need to be a proactive individual with corporate fundraising and account management experience, joining St Giles at a hugely important time, following the launch of our three year care strategy and ahead of our 40th Anniversary celebrations in 2023. The Corporate Fundraiser will have the opportunity to further develop and implement a successful and profitable corporate fundraising and new business strategy that puts the donor at the centre of all we do.
With the intention of building new CSR relationships to provide growth in voluntary income and support, the post holder will be responsible for St Giles Hospice’s corporate and major donor portfolio. You will be able to engage and communicate with people at all levels both within the organisation and externally to provide the best donor management, supporter journey and to inform and inspire support. The post holder will ensure the longevity and retention of our existing corporate partnerships and demonstrate a proactive approach to securing new donors while ensuring that St Giles Hospice is the charity of choice for the communities in which we work.
With experience securing and managing new business and commercial business account management, the post holder will be an excellent communicator who understand the needs of our supporters and corporate community with the ability to tailor their care journey accordingly. You will also be a passionate advocate across the region for Hospice care with empathy towards the Hospice movement. An understanding of the services provided by St Giles is implicit, in line with our vision, purpose, values and behaviours.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for two Community Fundraisers- West Midlands, to build and develop fundraising relationships in the community.
A well known and well loved social welfare charity providing crucial health care and support to sufferers across the UK.
To build and develop fundraising relationships in the community, by providing excellent stewardship and support to our Fundraising Groups and volunteers, in order to increase income and deliver the agreed Community Fundraising strategy.
Provide excellent stewardship and on-going support and motivation to a network of fundraising groups in liaison with the Regions Fundraising Volunteer Development Manager
Identify, research and form new fundraising groups in the community by organising community days and meeting potential volunteers face to face
Create and deliver an annual volunteer recruitment plan to grow numbers of volunteers in dedicated roles
Induct, train and manage volunteers
Support high value event participants to achieve their targets
Provide excellent supporter service to enquirers from members of the public, via phone, mail and in person, and encourage their support
Manage all public collections and the collection tin campaign at a local level
Has experience of recruiting and managing volunteers and fundraising groups
Has raised funds in a community setting on a paid or voluntary basis or has worked in a related discipline (e.g. PR,
marketing, sales, project management etc.)
Has provided fundraising ideas and advice to supporters
Has worked as part of a team
Has built support from local and regional corporates
Experience of setting and working to budgets, targets and plans
Experience of co-ordinating collections
Has engaged different audiences in fundraising activity e.g. schools, clubs, groups and associations
Has worked with local press/media and has done press releases, photo ops etc.
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
National Community Fundraiser
Flexible working: This is a hybrid role with regular travel across the UK and flexibility to attend Head Office in Cannock, Staffordshire, as requested.
At Newlife we believe that disabled children should get the better future they deserve. For 30 years we have provided disabled children and their families with specialist protective equipment, growing to become the biggest charitable provider of essential specialist equipment for disabled children in the UK and the only one offering an emergency response, delivering items directly to family homes within just 72 hours. We also run a free, national nurse-staffed helpline.
As well as providing specialist equipment we campaign and advocate strongly for better rights for disabled children and their families. Our Nurse-run Helpline provides brilliant support and understanding for parents. We also fund research to improve the health and care of disabled children. We are a pan-disability charity, working across the UK.
Working as part of the Fundraising Department this role has responsibility for developing and growing income from our local community including schools, organisations, families, Newlife staff and customers. You will also support the development and implementation of digital fundraising campaigns, new fundraising products, third party events programme as well growing our fundraising volunteer network. This is an important and exciting time to add your talents to the Fundraising team as we look to grow income over the next three years.
Role responsibilities to include:
- To plan for and deliver income for Newlife and manage the growth of fundraising income to target and in line with the organisations fundraising strategy.
- Responsible for a variety of income streams with a strong focus on recruiting community relationships and developing supporter-led activity nationally.
- To plan for and deliver income to target and agreed Key Performance Indicators.
- To acquire and develop new supporters in a planned way to achieve income targets and drive growth.
- To work collaboratively with fundraising colleagues across the department to help deliver national income streams (Corporate, Trusts and Major Gifts).Supporter care:
- To champion and facilitate a consistent and exceptional supporter care experience.
- To ensure that all touch points have been recorded accurately and consistently on the database, in a timely manner, to facilitate integrated supporter care.
- Provide fundraising guidance and support including health & safety issues relating to public events and fundraising activities.
- To provide a welcoming and efficient service for all supporters.Managing relationships:
- To effectively manage, acquire and develop supporter relationships nationally to meet objectives.
- Develop good relationships with staff across Newlife and proactively support and champion staff fundraising activities.
- To maintain donor trust and confidentiality at all times.Additional Responsibilities / Expectations:
- Undertake any duties commensurate with the post as requested and in accordance with all Newlife internal policies and procedures.
- Bring a positive, flexible, responsive and self-aware approach to work, working effectively both individually and as a member of the Newlife team.
- Show commitment to the Newlife culture, values and ethos.
- Demonstrable experience of preparing activities to recruit, engage, inspire and retain supporters.
- Demonstrable experience of identifying and securing new support.
- Experience of working with fundraising volunteers.
- Understanding and commitment to delivering excellent donor stewardship.
- A good understanding of digital fundraising platforms.
- Experience of forming, nurturing and maintaining relationships within local communities including individuals, groups and associations to deliver growth in income.
- An excellent networker, capable of developing relationships with people from a variety of backgrounds.
- Ability to contribute to a pro-active team culture.
- Driven and motivated towards the achievement of targets.
- Good communication skills – written, verbal and visual with the ability to produce proposals, letters and deliver engaging presentations.
- Strong diplomacy and interpersonal skills, and the ability to deal confidently with people at all levels across an organisation.
- Good organisational skills, attention to detail, effective time management, the ability to prioritise work and be able to respond to tight deadlines, working both on an individual basis and as part of a team.
- Demonstrable experience of using IT software packages with intermediate level skills in Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Ability to work from own initiative and independently with a flexible approach.
- Collaborative team player who is willing to share knowledge and support others.
- The ability and willingness to work within, be empathic with and promote the ethos and values of Newlife.
- The ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
- Hold a valid UK driving license and access to the vehicle
Title: West Midlands Community Fundraiser
Salary: £26,044 per annum
Hours/Contract: 35 hours/week
Contract Type: Permanent
Based: Marie Curie, West Midlands Hospice
Closing date: 30th January 2022
Interview date: TBC
At Marie Curie we understand that everyone will be affected by dying, death and bereavement and deserves the best possible experience, reflecting what's most important to them. As the leading end of life charity, it is our ambition to make this happen. To help achieve this, we are seeking to recruit a Community Fundraiser to join our dynamic West Midlands fundraising team and be part of shaping the future of fundraising across the region.
Reporting to the Head of Fundraising and working closely with some of the most talented fundraising people in the charity sector, your role will be to build, develop and maintain fantastic relationships throughout the region.
You will develop and inspire volunteers and supporters to ensure our local and national campaign activity is as effective as possible in delivering the maximum impact and income.
If you thrive on the challenge of setting and achieving ambitious goals, think the only way to approach a target is to tackle it head on, and can bring the energy that adds some drive to how you approach your fundraising, then Marie Curie would love to support you in achieving your goals and helping us create a better end of life experience for everyone.
What we are looking for:
- Recent and relevant experience in a similar role
- Knowledge of fundraising principles, methods and procedures
- Superb customer service skills with the ability to provide excellent stewardship
- A talent for building and nurturing great working relationships
- A flexible approach and positive outlook are essential
- Experience of raising funds in a community setting
- An engaging and inspiring individual
- Well organised with sound office skills
What's in it for you:
- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Continuous development
- Industry leading training programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible Working
For more information or an informal chat please contact our Head of Fundraising, Natalie Garland on 07515 133917 or email .
Click here to view our full job description.
Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.
We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.