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This is a new role at CALM, joining a growing fundraising team. Our public fundraising has grown from £650k to £3m (end of financial year 2020/21) in the last five years, with Challenge events being our largest area of income historically. This role will help shape third party challenge event fundraising, lead and support one direct report, and will work as part of a team to further improve the supporter experience and generate revenue for CALM’s work.
You will work directly with our supporters, managing relationships with high level fundraisers, providing excellent supporter care, inspiring fundraising and ensuring our supporters are celebrated across CALM.
Why choose CALM?
- Unlimited annual leave
- Nine day fortnight where you will be paid for a full-time role, but every other Friday is a non-working day
- 6% employer pension contribution
- Healthcare cash plan
- Wellbeing and health support including 1:1 counselling sessions
- Progression opportunities within the business where and when appropriate
Lead on delivering and developing our calendar of promoted challenge events.
Coordinate the purchase of event places, scheduling of staff for event attendance and producing relevant risk assessments and production schedules.
Responsible for on the day charity presence and supporter experience at events.
Work with colleagues on the Communications team to meet supporter recruitment targets.
Work with our CRM Lead and Communications team to create supporter journeys that use data and insights to: increase fundraiser activation rates, increase average revenue per fundraiser, and reduce event attrition rates.
Account manage high level fundraisers to maximise income opportunities.
Work with the Supporter Operations Officer to develop and refine back-end supporter care processes.
Manage one direct report to deliver excellent supporter experience and meet targets.
Work as part of a team on various projects across the organisation where fundraising and supporter care expertise is required
Utilising available digital tools on a variety of platforms to drive revenue.
Attending CALM events to help provide a great experience for all attendees
Skills and experience
Excellent understanding of charity fundraising and applicable legislation
Excellent experience of customer service and/or supporter care
Excellent experience of working with CRM database, preferably Salesforce
Experience of working with third party event suppliers and their console platforms
Experience of using social media fundraising platforms to drive revenue
Good experience of team management
Ability to develop administrative processes and train others to follow them
Good numeracy and literacy skills
Empathy/awareness of issue
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
In the past 18 months Dementia UK has developed a successful virtual event fundraising program that has provided a new income stream and access to new audiences. Dementia UK is expanding the virtual events team to ensure that we have the capacity to maintain and develop this new income stream.
Purpose of Job
To coordinate a portfolio of virtual events, including a series of Facebook challenge events expected to raise over £2 million per year. You’ll be responsible for the end-to-end coordination of all virtual events, delivering marketing plans with the support of an agency that drive participant numbers and income, and stewardship journeys that provide excellent supporter experiences. You’ll keep abreast of developments in virtual events, spotting opportunities and making recommendations on how to grow and diversify the virtual events programme. Working with the Virtual Events Manager, you’ll develop and test new virtual event propositions and evaluate their effectiveness.
Please see attached job description for further details.
Interviews: 7th and 8th February 2022
In order to complete your application for the above role, we require you to answer the questions attached.
As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we shortlist on the basis of responses to the application questions only. Although we need a CV, it will not be used to shortlist and so candidates need to make sure they fully answer the questions.
The RCR is a great place to work, with an ambitious agenda. At the forefront of the health agenda, our members diagnose and treat cancer, heart disease, stroke and more, while leading on innovations including AI, skills mix and community diagnostic hubs. As COVID-19 recedes and the cancer backlog rises up the agenda, our members’ work and views have never been more important.
We are looking to recruit a RCR Learning Executive – Maternity cover to join our Directorate of Education and Professional Practice. This role sits within the RCR Learning Team which is a core function of The College, the team works closely with our members and fellows to develop high quality and relevant resources and events to support the ongoing development of Radiologists and Oncologists in the UK and around the world. The RCR Learning Executive will support the RCR Learning team in developing and delivering a programme of high-quality educational events and digital learning resources.
This role will suit an individual with effective interpersonal skills as necessary to this role is the ability to work collaboratively with a second RCR Learning Executive and a Learning Coordinator to share information in support of the planning and delivery of educational programmes with colleagues across The College. In addition to this the successful candidate will provide information, guidance, and support to the elected Officers and other RCR Learning stakeholders.
To be successful in this role you will have experience of all aspects of conference and events planning, promotion, and delivery. Excellent knowledge and application of relevant legislation such as such as data protection and copyright. Strong analytical and evaluative skills, with the ability to work well alone as well as in a team.
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please find out more about the role, the RCR and instructions on how to apply.
*Please note this job is listed as an Events Executive on external job sites.
Challenge event fundraisers are a vital part of Sarcoma UK's plan to become a £3million charity. We have seen impressive growth in our reach, our offer, and our income. We launched our Support Line in 2016, the Sarcoma Clinical Trials Hub in 2018, and we have invested over £4.29million in sarcoma research to date.
Our fundraising team is pivotal in ensuring the success of the charity. Our fundraising practices are based on strategic planning and commitment to providing a “Gold Standard” approach to donor, fundraiser, and supporter stewardship. Our fundraising approach is to build long-term, meaningful relationships with donors and fundraisers based on transparency, respect, and the clear demonstration of the value of their involvement. We work closely as a team, to open up relationships in community and challenge events, philanthropy, corporates and legacies. We want to create event opportunities to engage with the whole sarcoma community, ensuring our fundraising offers are competitive.
We are looking for a Challenge Events Officer to maximise income and opportunities from Sarcoma UK’s challenge events portfolio.
You will be joining an enthusiastic, exciting and fast-paced team, supporting our challenge fundraisers, responding to enquiries, thanking our supporters and supporting our marketing activities.
Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: Home and office-based (Old Street, London N1)
- Up to 5% matched contribution to Sarcoma UK pension scheme
- Sarcoma UK life insurance scheme
- 25 days holiday entitlement per annum plus bank holidays and the working days between Christmas and New Year
- Interest-free season ticket and bicycle loan
To support the delivery of Sarcoma UK’s fundraising strategy, with specific focus on challenge events fundraising and virtual events.
Duties and key responsibilities
Sarcoma UK sponsored and third-party challenge events
- Act as primary point of contact and adviser for individual fundraisers taking on challenges with Sarcoma UK places or taking part in those events with their own places, ensuring they receive the appropriate, gold-standard support and materials with the aim of maximising fundraising and encouraging long-term support.
- Support the delivery of the Sarcoma UK London Marathon project, including the virtual London Marathon, the Running Show and after party events.
- Act as primary point of contact for Sarcoma UK’s virtual event portfolio, ensuring the challenges are up to date and following current trends.
- Administer the challenge events process including; ensuring all challenge event participants register by the deadline set by the challenge organisers, adhering to challenge event credit controls (internal and external) and completing evaluations after the event.
- Create personalised stewardship journeys for challenge event fundraisers to ensure all participants meet or exceed their fundraising pledge.
- Develop tailored fundraising packs and materials for challenge event fundraisers.
- Monitor third party fundraising platforms, such as Sport for Charity. Keeping track of new fundraisers taking part in Sarcoma UK sponsored events, to ensure they enter the Supporter Journey.
- Identify new challenge events in which the charity can participate to grow the challenge event portfolio. Prepare cases for investment and delivery.
- Work with the Communications team to develop marketing plans for challenge events to fill all charity places.
- Ensure online and offline marketing content for challenge events remains up to date and relevant.
- Organise appropriate on-the-day activities for Sarcoma UK’s challenge events, with a focus on supporting participants, celebrating their achievements and thanking them personally.
- Ensure all challenge event fundraisers are thanked with timely letters, and impact letter follow-up when appropriate.
- Market challenge events online and offline to recruit participants, working with the Communications team and Events Manager to develop a year-long communications plan.
- Keep up to date with new fundraising platforms and challenge organisers with whom Sarcoma UK can work to broaden third party challenge offerings.
- Stay up-to date with the latest knowledge in fundraising and ensure Sarcoma UK’s processes and procedures follow best practice.
- Keep thank you letters relevant, working with the Community Fundraising and In Memory Officer to keep the content regularly updated.
- Keep accurate and up to date records on Sarcoma UK’s database, the Raiser’s Edge.
- Work with the Communications team to share case studies, fundraising stories and achievements, as well as update social media.
- Identify press opportunities and liaise with the Communications team to fulfil these.
- Ensure that information used to inform supporters on the impact of their fundraising is kept up to date.
- Monitor fundraising stock alongside Community Fundraising and In Memory Officer to ensure all materials are available. Work with the Fundraising and Communications teams to design and order existing and new materials.
- Identify philanthropic leads during the course of normal duties and work with the philanthropy team to follow these up.
- Provide support at Sarcoma UK’s fundraising events.
- The Challenge Events Officer will be working in a developing environment and therefore may need to provide support on other projects across the Fundraising team.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the leading welfare charity supporting current and former members of the RAF, their partners and families, providing practical, emotional and financial support, whenever they need us.
We are looking for an exceptional community and challenge events fundraiser with the skills and experience to further develop our fundraising in South England. You will be responsible for raising income through existing networks of supporters, volunteers and building new relationships within the RAF, community groups and local business.
To be successful in this interesting and rewarding role you’ll need to have:
- proven experience of exceeding fundraising targets
- strong networking skills and the ability to quickly build relationships
- the ability to influence and motivate people to support us
- passion and commitment to make a difference
You must have proven community fundraising experience, you will also have initiative, flair and enthusiasm for the work of the RAF Benevolent Fund. Knowledge of the RAF or the military or of military charities would be useful.
The role is primarily community based in Greater London. When not in the community the role is based at the Fund’s London HQ. The role requires travel around a large geographical area and overnight stays away from home as well as working evenings and weekends at events when required Any successful candidate for this role will need to be DBS checked.
A detailed job profile is available below and on the Fund’s website. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Michelle Jeffcott, UK Community Fundraising Manager.
To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role and providing examples of how you meet the person specification to, Pete Thompson, Head of HR.
The closing date for applications is Midday on Monday 31 January 2022. Please note that interviews will be held via a video conferencing platform early February.
Please note that due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.
A copy of the Fund’s Candidate Privacy Notice can be found on our website. As an equal opportunities employer, the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Fund.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is a Registered Charity (No. 10810090).
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Community and Events Fundraiser
We are looking for a Community and Events Fundraiser to support the delivery of the charity’s work by securing income.
Position: Community and Events Fundraiser
Location: Home based (throughout England and Wales, with possibility to work in Walton-on-Thames or Cardiff offices)
Hours: Part-time, 22.5 hours
Salary: £23,000 – £25,000 pro rata (depending on experience)
Contract: One year fixed term with possible extension
Benefits: Excellent benefits package including 35 days per year pro rata (inclusive of bank holidays), Employer Pension contribution of 5%, Death in Service benefits, access to an Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity for flexible working.
Closing Date: Thursday 27 January
Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, so please apply early.
As Community and Events Fundraiser, you will support the delivery of securing income through providing excellent donor stewardship which inspires individuals, groups and local corporates to maximise their giving and organising, marketing and delivering a mass participation and third party events programme.
Main duties and responsibilities include:
- Grow the individual supporter base of the charity by identifying, researching and implementing new ways to approach potential supporters
- Work with the fundraising team to implement and facilitate stewardship of donors
- Research, identify and implement new fundraising income streams
- Make links with schools, organisations and community groups in order to develop support
- Identify, propose and develop corporate partnerships
- Give talks to community/supporter groups where it is deemed of benefit to do so
- Develop and manage development committees
- Recruit and manage volunteers
- Manage the charity’s challenge event income for England and Wales
- Work within the guidelines of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising best practice
- Ensure all fundraising activities collect and manage donor data in accordance with relevant legislation
- Deliver work projects against agreed targets
- Raise the profile and awareness of the charity through marketing and communication channels
As Community and Events Fundraiser you will have an understanding of general fundraising methodologies and approaches.
You will have experience of:
- Delivering successful community fundraising activities.
- Marketing and managing events.
- Developing relationships across a wide range of external customers including individuals, groups and companies.
- Managing projects ensuring completion within budget and deadline.
When applying for this role you will be asked to submit a CV and Covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4.
About the Organisation
The charity improves the health and wellbeing of children and adults through the healing power of live music. Every year, professional musicians share live music with over 100,000 people from across the UK, who may not otherwise get to experience it. This includes those living with dementia, mental health problems, or who are seriously ill.
The charity is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes enquiries from everyone and values diversity in the workforce and is committed to safeguarding. This role will require a basic DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) or equivalent check
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Street Child, one of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic charities, are searching for an awesome fundraiser to lead our events and challenges space. This is an enormously demanding but epic role that sits right at the heart of the life of the charity – and is beyond vital to our supporter engagement and fundraising!
There are two critical components to the role:
Firstly, you will lead the design and delivery of in-house events that our supporters will love. These presently range from galas to sporting challenges to more intimate supporter briefing events. Highlights of the current calendar include our flagship corporate gala which in recent years has been held at the Tate and raised c£1m; the utterly unique Sierra Leone Marathon, now in its 10th year; & the Big Ride for Africa, a 2-day corporate-focussed cycle challenge.
Secondly, you will lead participant recruitment, management and fundraising maximisation across all in-house managed events and third-party challenges, such as the London Marathon and other sporting events, in the UK and globally..
We are constantly looking to innovate and add to our events calendar. A critical additional element to the role will be working with colleagues to imagine new awesome in-house events – and to search for fresh exciting third-party opportunities that will thrill our supporters and give them fantastic platforms for fundraising.
This role sits within our growing Public Fundraising team but requires close liaison with many teams, in particular corporate fundraising, who will also be driving a lot of the participation.You will task/project manage team colleagues as appropriate, as well as managing at least one junior team member, probably more.
We need someone special who brings boundless imagination, energy, and personality – obviously allied with top-drawer organisational abilities and commitment to detail. Street Child is an environment that is not afraid to trust talented, hard-working professionals with big tasks – regardless of their prior levels of experience. So whilst extensive relevant experience would be a fantastic asset, and greatly valued, it is not essential – what is essential are the qualities listed above, underpinned by a massive desire and commitment to build and deliver the very best events and challenge programme possible, resulting in fantastic fundraising and supporter engagement.
Application information can be found on the job description, otherwise to apply, please visit our website where you will find details on how to submit your CV and a compelling covering letter covering letter explaining why you think you could make an extraordinary impact in this role - ideally ASAP. We are ideally seeking to make a quick appointment so are selecting candidates for assessment and interviews on a rolling basis.
Diversity is important to us at Street Child and so we especially welcome applications from candidates with backgrounds typically under-represented in the sector and/or reflect the communities we seek to serve.
About Street Child -
Street Child believes that every child should be safe, go to school, and learn. We focus our work in the places where that is the furthest from being realised: remote, hard-to-reach areas and fragile, disaster-affected states across sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Since 2008 we have helped over 650,000 children to go to school and learn Our projects focus on a combination of education, child protection and livelihood support. We partner with local organisations in everything we do.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you an ambitious fundraiser looking for the next step in your career? Would you like to make a positive difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities? We need a proactive community and events fundraiser to develop and deliver a sustainable plan to engage our local community.
Share is a registered charity and a centre for training and wellbeing. We provide a range of programmes helping adults with learning disabilities, autism and other support needs become more happy, healthy, and independent. Our vision is a world where disabled people are fully included in society, living the life they choose, and we need talented people to help us make that happen.
- You’ll seek out opportunities and build vital relationships with local groups, organisations, businesses, schools, and individuals to grow our income
- You’ll create, plan, and deliver a range of income streams through different activities, campaigns, and events
- As well as growing our supporter base, you’ll make sure their journey and overall experience is first-class, providing a high level of engagement and support
This is a new and exciting position at Share, ideal for an enthusiastic and creative self-starter to make income generation an important part of our future. You’ll have great flexibility to carry out the role, with hybrid working from home and on-site, and flexible hours to suit your schedule. You’ll have the added support of a specialist fundraising consultant who’ll mentor and coach you for the first six months to help you settle into the role.
The role would be performed on a minimum of 3 days a week (21 hours per week). We are flexible and understand the potential to grow this role with more time. We would also look to appoint at 4 days (28 hours) or 5 days (35hours) a week, depending on the candidate.
- You’ve worked in community or events fundraising in the voluntary sector so you understand the importance of building relationships and maintaining high levels of supporter stewardship
- You’re an excellent, persuasive communicator and you know how to create engaging and compelling arguments, both written and in person, to encourage donations
- You’re very organised, with meticulous planning and excellent time management skills
- Ideally, you’re comfortable working with numbers and budgets but help with this will be given if needed
- Most importantly, you share our strong commitment to the inclusion of disabled people in society, you believe in equality for all
Full job description and person specification can be found at the vacancy page of our website and attached here.
Why work for us?
Share is committed to empowering disabled people. You’ll make a difference every day, helping people to live as independently as possible.
Our values drive us forward. They provide the framework for everything we do, including who we hire. We believe everyone has something to offer others, and we build on people's individual talents, interests, and abilities. We think happy employees are successful employees.
We won employer of the year at the Wandsworth Business Awards in 2019 and we hold gold Investors in People accreditation. This means we truly understand the value of people: we focus on what people can do, not what holds them back. And we have robust policies in place so that every single person working at Share takes ownership for making our programmes come to life.
We’ve been praised for our thorough induction process and supportive working environment where everyone has a voice and is valued. You’ll be surrounded by people who support you, challenge you, and inspire you.
How to apply
This post is initially offered as a temporary contract for 18 months.
We positively welcome applications from all parts of the community and from people with diverse cultural backgrounds and lived experience.
Please submit your CV and a personal statement addressing the criteria listed in the Job Description/Person Specification, and the equal opportunities form available to download at the bottom of this page.
If you would like to have chat about the role or visit us prior to applying, please contact us.
This job is subject to two satisfactory references, evidence of qualifications, an enhanced DBS check and providing evidence of the right to work in the UK. If you are disabled and would like to discuss other ways of submitting your application, please get in touch.
We look forward to receiving your application.
To apply for this role, please send us your CV and a personal statement addressing the criteria listed in the person specification available both here and on the vacancy page of our website. CVs alone will not be accepted.
Please also fill in and send us the Equal Opportunities form provided here.
Thank you for your interest in working at Share.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Community Fundraiser – London
Contract Type: Full Time – Permanent
Salary: Up to £30K (including London weighting)
Location: Home based, in London
Reports to: Community Development Manager
To increase the UK investment in brain tumour research.
Brain tumours kill more children and adults under the age of 40 than any other cancer, yet just 1% of the national spend on cancer research has been allocated to this devastating disease.
Brain Tumour Research is determined to change this!
We are the only national charity in the UK focused on finding a cure for all types of brain tumours through campaigning to increase the national investment in brain tumour research to £35 million per year, while fundraising to create a network of seven sustainable Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence across the UK
You will help support our mission through delivery of strategic plans and objectives, by generating and growing our income through community fundraising activities.
You will help raise awareness by engaging people with our work and by recruiting and supporting the fundraising of individuals, challenge event participants, our Fundraising Groups and Charity of the Year partnerships.
You will help build and sustain our supporter base and provide excellent stewardship at all times.
Requisite Skills and Experience:
- Experience in community fundraising, donor management and stewardship.
- A good communicator, with the ability to converse sensitively and empathetically with members of the public, who may be going through current or recent traumatic experiences.
- Ability to work proactively and independently.
- Able to identify and maximise opportunities.
- Flexible, embraces change and development, and is able to work occasional evenings and weekends when necessary.
- Experience of working with a database / CRM.
- Experience of working with MS Office, especially confident in Word and Excel.
- Outstanding organisation skills.
- Access to a car and full driving would be ideal but not essential.
Closing Date: Sunday 13th February
To Apply and for More Information:
If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website.
Early applications are encouraged, interviews will commence before the closing date if suitable candidates are identified.
No agencies please.
We are recruiting for this exciting position and are looking for someone with experience and a passion for community fundraising to join our small and dynamic team.
The key focus of this role is to develop relationships, organise events and maximise fundraising opportunities with community groups and clubs, schools, small businesses, individual fundraisers and volunteers from the local community
You will need to be hands-on, with an understanding that the role is diverse in nature, and you must be flexible to best meet the needs of the organisation.
White Lodge is a special place and you will have the opportunity to connect closely with the services, the staff and service users as the fundraising offices are on site - it makes every day every immensley rewarding.
It’s also an exciting time to join the charity as in 2022 White Lodge will be celebrating its 60th Anniversary of serving the community in Surrey and the surrounding areas.
If you have the drive, skills and experience required. We would love to hear from you.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are searching for an Events Officer to join this wonderful health charity, the role will have ownership of their leading bespoke virtual event, managing the recruitment and stewardship of participants. The role will also oversee smaller virtual events, managing Facebook community groups and implementing a broader stewardship journey for event participants.
You will need:
- To have lots of energy and enthusiasm as you will be regularly speaking to supporters
- Experience managing events and providing an excellent experience for participants/guests, ideally in the charity sector but this charity is open to different backgrounds
- Good knowledge of digital fundraising methods
Closing date: 2nd February
Salary: £26,000 - £28,000
If you would like to have an informal discussion, please call Ashby on 020 30 062787 or apply online. If enough applications are received the charity reserves the right to
end the application period sooner.
We are passionate about improving equality across the sector, you can read more about our commitment to diversity here.
I am delighted to be working with a wonderful London based medical charity that are looking for a Events Officer - Digital and Challenge Events. This charity supports every one of the 10 million people who live and work in London.
Your role will be to the primary point of contact for digital and virtual fundraising events. This will include a wide variety of challenges and more. You will have the opportunity to use your skills to recruit and motivate participants. You will also work with in person challenge events, with the support of the wider Community Engagement Team.
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a prominent charity building on their successful relationships and growing your own.
You will have:
- The ability to write engaging, clear communications, with excellent attention to detail.
- The ability to manage complex event plans, managing your time to achieve your targets.
- The desire to work towards, and beat those challenging but achievable targets.
- Experience of working in challenge or digital events in a fundraising context.
- The ability to attend the London office and regularly attend events.
To apply, please send through an updated CV in response to this advert and a member of the TPP team will be in touch with further details regarding the charity and recruitment process. Alternatively, contact Frederick Hillinger to arrange a confidential discussion.
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.
We are seeking a Community Fundraiser to provide excellent supporter care and develop and deliver a range of individual and community fundraising initiatives.
Momentum Children’s Charity supports families whose children have cancer or a life-challenging condition.
Position: Community Fundraiser
Location: Hampton Court Head Office
Salary: £25-£29k depending on experience
Hours: Full Time/Part-time – 32 - 40 hours
About the role:
As Community Fundraiser you will deliver a range of fundraising initiatives throughout the year working in our catchment areas of SW London, Surrey & Sussex. This is an exciting and fast-paced environment, within a creative and dynamic team.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Manage the charity's existing and new community fundraisers providing appropriate advice and support
- Maximise fundraising and ensure long term charity involvement
- Manage income and expenditure budgets to ensure that targets are met
- Build relationships with, and make applications to, community groups and local organisations
- Plan, manage and develop a programme of bespoke community events
- Manage the administration linked to individual and community fundraisers
- Attend select community events acting as a charity ambassador
- Manage and develop Momentum Children’s Charity’s in-memoriam & tribute giving scheme
You will be an enthusiastic and confident Community Fundraiser with excellent communication skills and experience of developing strong relationships whilst working towards the achievement of targets.
The ideal candidate will also have experience of:
- Experience of community fundraising or ability to demonstrate transferable skills
- Proven track record in achieving financial and non-financial targets
- Knowledge of the principles of good donor management and/or customer care
- Excellent negotiating and influencing skills
- Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
Although not essential experience of working with volunteers and a good understanding of budgeting and financial management would be beneficial as would an awareness of Legal and financial aspects of lotteries, licensing laws etc.
Momentum Children’s Charity’s vision is that no family whose child has cancer or a life-challenging condition should have to cope alone. We’re passionate about helping as many families as we can to keep moving forward, and we want to grow, so that we can help even more families.
You will receive a fantastic benefits package including:
- 20% Remote working
- Annual leave 6.6 working weeks (subject to a maximum of 33 days) inclusive of any public/bank holidays, increasing with each year of service.
- Opportunity for stays at our holiday cabins (subject to availability)
- Sick Pay – 2 working weeks
- Massage offered to all staff from our office
- Supervision for Family Support team
- Regular staff social activities and events
Other roles you may have experience of could include Community Fundraiser, Regional Fundraiser, Fundraising Manager, Fundraising, Fundraiser, Corporate Fundraiser, Fundraising Officer, Regional Fundraising, Events Fundraising, etc.
The King's Fund is an independent charity working to improve health and care in England. We help to shape policy and practice through research and analysis; develop individuals, teams and organisations; promote understanding of the health and social care system; and bring people together to learn, share knowledge and debate. Our vision is that the best possible health and care is available to all. We have a high profile and strong reputation for influencing health and care policy, providing leadership development and producing excellent communications.
About the role
We are recruiting for 2 Events and Partnerships Officers. One role is permanent and the other is a 12-month fixed term contract maternity cover.
This role will give you an exciting opportunity to work in our busy events and partnerships team within a well-respected health think-tank and charity. You will work with colleagues on planning and delivering a mixture of pay-to-attend conferences (virtual and physical), roundtable discussions, dinners, and free online events. You will also manage the content design and delivery of our joint-badged events with our Corporate Partners and Supporters.
The events and partnerships team has been growing and developing its offer over the past decade. You will be part of an innovative and forward-thinking team as we adapt to the new events landscape in light of the pandemic. You will lead on several events in the schedule; ensuring they run smoothly, keep to strict budgets, are delivered to a very high standard, meet the expectations of colleagues and delegates, and enhance our reputation and public profile. You will also play a key role in shaping the future of our portfolio of in-person, virtual and hybrid events.
To join us, you’ll need a degree (or equivalent) and experience in planning and delivering virtual and in person conferences and other smaller events. With this background, you’ll know how to research and develop event content to create engaging programmes and attract wide audiences. You will have excellent organisational skills and the ability to lead effective logistics arrangements in preparation for and on the day of events. We’ll expect you to work hard to support the team and you will be given responsibility for your own areas of work. You’ll also need to be flexible, diligent, and comfortable being the main point of contact for many people from sponsors to speakers.
The Fund has a set of core values and behaviours that we believe will help us to achieve our own goals and the culture we need to enable our people to work at their best. You will be expected to live up to these in all areas of your work. Clear communication is key, along with good organisation. Professional and efficient, you’ll thrive on ever-changing challenges.
Here at the Fund, we actively encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds, people from Black and ethnic minority backgrounds, those with disabilities and from the LGBT+ community. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge as we recognise that diversity makes us stronger.
Our premises in London are open for staff. We are in the process of developing our working patterns in the longer term to incorporate hybrid working which we expect to include some time working from the office each week to better deliver our work and support our colleagues and clients.
How to apply
Please note that in order to apply, you must have documented proof of your right to live and work in the UK. Please do not send CVs. Applications must be submitted using The King’s Fund application form. No agencies please.
To apply, please read our supplementary guidance documents and then download and fill in our application form. Please state on the form whether you want to be considered for the permanent role, fixed term or both.
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 2 February 2022 at noon. Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams on Thursday 10 February.
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GRIEF ENCOUNTER REGIONAL FUNDRAISER - LONDON JOB DESCRIPTION
Grief Encounter was set up in December 2003 to ensure that bereaved children and their families receive the best possible support following the death of a loved one. Grief Encounter is a leading UK bereavement charity, providing free, professional services and support to bereaved children, young people, and their families. We predominantly work in London and Bristol whilst also having a national reach through our helpline ‘grief talk’ and through the distribution of Grief Relief Kits.
With a charity fundraising target of £1.6m this financial year, the Regional Fundraiser (London) will support the fundraising team in this exciting new role to raise funds from community groups in the London and Greater London region. You will engage, inspire and collaborate with volunteer fundraisers in local communities to support them to deliver fundraising initiatives in aid of Grief Encounter whilst also raising awareness of the work we do to support bereaved children and their families. This will require a high standard of face to face support to individual supporters, fundraising groups and community based organisations, especially schools and educational institutions, to secure interest and support.
Working in a small, busy and passionate team, the Regional Fundraiser will also provide important support to help the growth of other key income lines, such as Treks and Challenges and Trusts and Foundations, by identifying and introducing new opportunities and submitting applications for funding to local funders to help achieve our overall team fundraising target. They will have excellent relationship building as well as strong administration, verbal and written presentation skills. KEY OBJECTIVES:
In this role, you will be working towards the following key Objectives. However, the role is flexible and will vary according to the needs of the team and the background and experience of the successful candidate:
Community/Volunteer/Third Party fundraising
Be the main point of contact in the charity for third party, volunteer fundraisers in the London community, providing support, advice and encouragement ensuring the highest level of supporter care.
Research, identify and secure fundraising opportunities in target local communities (schools, colleges, Universities, golf clubs, gyms, volunteer community committees etc) by submitting cases for support, charity of the year proposals and attend ing meetings to secure support and new fundraising opportunities Relationship manage community fundraisers, engaging and leading each individual relationship to deepen a long-term partnership with the charity as well as getting introductions to their networks to widen our regional fundraising base.
Treks and Challenges
Working closely with our Treks and Challenges manager, the regional fundraiser will identify people and community groups with an interest in raising funds by taking part in a Trek or a Challenge and offer them ideas, support and encouragement.
Promote our Forget-Me-Not Walk and Go Purple campaigns in local communities to encourage sign ups and to support volunteers with helping to raise awareness amongst their communities through to setting up online giving pages.
Trusts and Grants
To develop a deep understanding of the work we do with bereaved children, your role will include supporting the Trusts and Grants team to secure funds from small, local Trusts
Responding to telephone and email enquiries about fundraising, providing appropriate fundraising information and advice to existing and new supporters Supporting the fundraising team at events such as marathons, bucket collections etc helping to co-ordinate volunteer support and thank you certificates Attending cheque presentation events and other networking functions to build relationships and collect income from supporters in the community Coordinating and managing collection tins and looking into setting up digital collection points in key communities with high footfall.
To achieve these Objectives, the Regional Fundraiser will be expected to:
Ensure the Grief Encounter brand and our services are promoted appropriately at all opportunities, providing volunteer fundraisers with charity collateral, leaflets, press releases, brand guidelines etc to help make their event a success and raise awareness of who we are and what we do. • Ensure all third party fundraising is compliant with legislation governing volunteer
community fundraising, our internal fundraising policies and the fundraising regulatory code of conduct.
• Strive to continuously deliver exceptional account management and exceed targets
• Develop robust partnership plans detailing ways to maximise income generation and processes to deepen and strengthen partnerships with Grief Encounter
• Work closely with all the Grief Encounter team, including the clinical team, to explore, identify and secure additional community and corporate fundraising opportunities through existing relationships with schools, educational institutions and other community groups.
• Continuously monitor and evaluate your efforts of securing new regional community based partnerships as well as the successes of existing partnerships to be able to report on, and illustrate, the impact of your work towards achieving your Objectives
• At monthly one to ones, feed in accurate forecasting and pipeline figures for each relationship, supporting the Head of Fundraising with accurate budgeting, phasing and reforecasting of income
• Use Etapestry (CRM) system to accurately and regularly to record comms, meetings and actions/agreements, and ensure income is accurately recorded
• Stay abreast of developments in community fundraising and the wider area of fundraising.
Use Etapestry (CRM) system to accurately and regularly to record comms, meetings and actions/agreements, and ensure income is accurately recorded
• Maintain and develop organisational culture, values and reputation with all stakeholders, staff, customers, suppliers, partners and regulatory/official bodies;
• Network and liaise with outside agencies.
• Uphold, safeguard and promote the organisation's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, integrity, corporate and social responsibility and environmentally sound policies and procedures.
Experience. The candidate must:
• ideally have a proven track record of growing income through establishing, developing and nurturing volunteer fundraisers and fundraising groups.
• have experience in delivering presentations to large groups of people from a variety of backgrounds and of all ages (children through to retired adults)
• be willing and able to travel to different parts of Central and Greater London and the ability to work some evenings and weekends (TOIL will be provided)
• have strong communication and interpersonal skills
• be proactive and able to prioritise your workload in order to deliver multiple projects at the same high standard
• have the ability to set clear direction and forward thinking realistic plans
• have the ability to actively listen, seek information, and ask questions to ensure the understanding of underlying concerns of others • have the ability to influence, negotiate and persuade others to gain acceptance or agreement of ideas and approaches;
• have a competent level of computer literacy, including use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Excel and the Internet
• have excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational and team working skills
• be self-motivated, be able to work from home and be able to travel to and around London and other areas as required
• have the ability to actively listen, seek information, and ask questions to ensure the understanding of underlying concerns of others
• be respectful, non-judgemental and empathic towards clients/colleagues
• show a sense of responsibility and commitment to organisational excellence with integrity, honesty and professionalism.
There will a 6-month probationary period, following which there will be a 1 month notice period. This job description will be reviewed as necessary to meet the needs of the service on no less than an annual basis in consultation with the post holder.
This post is subject to an enhanced search with the Criminal Records Bureau