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Join our team temporarily as our Office Manager; a pivotal role in ensuring the provision of Parent-Infant Therapy across Oxfordshire.
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Feltham, Greater London
£40,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
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Job description

About Afghanistan and Central Asian Association (ACAA) 

The ACAA is looking for a committed and motivated Fundraising Manager. The organization helps disadvantaged Black Asian Minority Ethnic Refugee (BAMER) women, migrants, asylum seekers, lone  parents, unemployed, low-income families, domestic violence victims, and with low level education to  integrate into British society. We aim to be a leader in the support, development and integration of  immigrant communities in the UK. 

We see around 200 people per week at our Community Centre and provide a multilingual and  multicultural support services for our target community including: 

• English for Speakers of Other Languages

• Supplementary Saturday School for children and young people 

• Women’s Support Groups 

• Legal Advocacy and Advice 

• Employment Project and Business Advice 

• Mother-Tongue Language Classes 

• Interpretation Services 

• Mentoring Project (to meet the needs of recently arrived refugees and migrants) • Afghan and Muslim Girls Football Club

• Voluntary Placements 

In Afghanistan, we provide:

• Supplementary School for street children

• Emergency Humanitarian Assistance Projects

• Women’s Empowerment through advice, mentoring and training 

• Legal Advocacy and Advice 

• Employment Project and Business Advice 

• Voluntary Placements 

Job Context

  • To develop and implement ACAA’s mixed fundraising programme for all its activities and core costs building on the programme currently in place.
  • We intend to diversify our income, to help sustain and develop our work. The Fundraising Manager role is a new management post, working closely with the Director.
  • We are looking for an experienced and talented Fundraising Manager who can develop and execute an effective fundraising strategy to deliver growth across a wide range of existing and new income streams.
  • You will have the proven ability to research and develop winning fundraising applications, negotiate sponsorship deals and develop and maintain positive relationships with donors. A natural multi-tasker, you will have the flexibility to manage a varied workload, juggling responsibility for meeting biddeadlines, ensuring delivery of fundraising events, reporting to funders and managing key corporateaccounts. With attention to detail and excellent written and verbal presentation, you will also have thenegotiation and project management skills to co-ordinate the production of complex bids and budgets.
  • You will be working with a ACAA staff and possibly with volunteers as well as beneficiaries and the constantly changing dynamics and new challenges ensure that there is always something new and compelling to get excited about. Fundraising is a tough role in the current environment and requires resilience and structure. The greatest reward is seeing the fruition of a multi-team project come to life and affect great change in the lives of the people that Afghanistan and Central Asian Association supports.

Purpose of the job

• To develop and implement an integrated fundraising strategy for ACAA, generating income
targets to enable our strategic objectives to be delivered over the next three years and
• To manage and deliver all fundraising activities for ACAA, securing funds from a
comprehensive range of sources including trusts and foundations, community groups/clubs,
corporate donors and individual giving.
• To communicate the fundraising “ask” across all platforms and media working with the
Marketing and Communications Coordinator.

• To act as a key, externally facing member of the ACAA.
• Work closely with colleagues, specifically the Director, looking at how the charity measures
the impact of its work and how information gathered could shape the future of the charity.
This includes impact monitoring and evaluation, including the production of compelling
progress and final reports.
• To line manage paid and volunteer fundraisers.
• Provide updates, when relevant, on all new trends or evolutions in the fundraising landscape
and how these might impact on income sources for ACAA.

Main Duties and Responsibilities  

Main fundraising activities

1. Research prospective funders, work closely with colleagues across the teams (Service  Delivery, Outreach, Operational Resourcing, Volunteering) to develop compelling and effective  applications for funds to support the work of ACAA. 

2. Develop and grow the individual supporter base, working closely with ACAA’s existing  supporters, volunteers and trustees to increase support at grass-roots level.

3. Develop long term relationships with funders, with clear, focussed stewardship plans, to  maximise future funding potential. 

4. Develop appropriate event “offer” for individuals and corporate teams.

5. Work closely with colleagues including the Director, to ensure impact measurements are  captured and recorded correctly on all funded activities.

6. Work with colleagues to produce timely and accurate reports to trusts and commissioning  bodies in accordance with the terms of grants or contracts held.

7. Work closely with Finance department to ensure accurate and detailed income reports are  maintained. 

Planning and strategy

8. With the Director, develop and implement a sustainable fundraising strategy for ACAA,  ensuring it supports and contributes to the organisation’s strategic plan.

9. Explore other income generation opportunities and make recommendations as to their fit  with ACAA’s fundraising strategy. 

10. Remain abreast of fundraising standards, trends and best practice, taking responsibility for  maintaining own learning and attending training as required.

11. Report to, and work closely with, the Director to ensure that he/she is always fully up to date  with fundraising progress. 

Internal and external relationship management

12. Cultivate and nurture relationships with funders, donors and sponsors, keeping accurate and  up-to-date records of all communication and applying robust account management.

13. Drawing on internal administrative support (fundraising staff and volunteers) as required,  ensure ACAA is corresponding regularly with supporters and that all gifts are responded to in  a timely and appropriate manner.

14. With the support of the Director, inspire colleagues, trustees and volunteers to support  fundraising, supporting colleagues at all levels to pursue fundraising opportunities where  they own relationships with potential donors or sponsors.

15. Represent the organisation at external forums and events, building relationships that will  enhance our fundraising capacity.

16. Attend and participate in team meetings, fundraising committee meetings and strategic  planning meetings.

17. Work closely with the Marketing and Communications Coordinator to ensure effective  promotion of all fundraising activities across all of our media outlets and social media  accounts. 

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ACAA was established in 2001 by Dr Nooralhaq Nasimi, who left Afghanistan with his young... Read more

Posted on: 01 July 2021
Closing date: 31 July 2021
Tags: Fundraising
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