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We are looking for a freelance role to commence asap, based initially on 2-days per week, with some flexibility.
The role can be carried out from a remote location, however, some attendance at the Mayfield Community Wellbeing Hub in Bethnal Green where the Women’s Inclusive Team is based, is essential.
Initially the commitment is for 6 months, with the expectation of being able to extend this over a longer period if income targets are achieved.
With the headline: Fundraiser freelance and your name
Please do take the time to review our social media channels, website and annual reports provided on the Charity Commission website.
These will take no longer than one hour on-line, if successful at Stage One, the next and final stage would be to visit the charity, our home - the Mayfield Wellbeing Community Hub, in Bethnal Green, London.
Position: Fundraiser (freelance)
Reports to: CEO
Salary: £200 a day (on a freelance basis)
Hours: 2-days-per week, there is some flexibility with this
The Women’s Inclusive Team (WIT) is an agile community-based charity in the heart of London’s east end, founded by local Somali Women 18 years ago. WIT is a well-regarded impactful local charity responsive in its approach, working in collaboration with others to address the disproportionate inequalities experienced by Black, Asian and Minoritised Women and their families.
We achieve this through a delivery model of connected activities and services, this is our holistic hug of wrap-around support, including:
- Food Bank and Community Meals
- Health and Wellbeing Activities
- Community Connectors
- Activities for children and young people
- Skills for employment
- Information, Advice and Guidance
- Food Enterprise (Hooyo East)
- Preschool Nursery
This position would be ideal for someone who has experience of working independently, is inspired by the impact the Women’s Inclusive Team achieves and how we deliver this, enjoys building relationships and brings experience of having raised funds.
Experience of Trusts and Foundations is an area of focus for the year ahead, in addition to strengthen our ongoing engagement with Corporates and local Public Sector stakeholders.
• Take a lead on the research of new funding opportunities with an emphasis on Trusts and Foundations.
• Identify key matches with Trusts and Foundations, and other funders who are aligned with the impact the Women’s Inclusive Team delivers.
• Work closely with the CEO to identify fundraising priorities and to keep updated on partnership opportunities.
• On behalf of the Women’s Inclusive Team, and in collaboration with the CEO, develop and maintain excellent relationships with a portfolio of funders.
• Represent the Women’s Inclusive Team at meetings and with other related organisations and potential funders as appropriate.
• Frame and articulate the charity’s ‘Case for Support’.
• Make good use of the charity’s own participatory research, telling the story of our beneficiaries with dignity, compassion, aligned to the mission and values of the Women’s Inclusive Team.
• Prepare compelling high-quality funding proposals that are strategically relevant and compelling, meeting the objectives of the funder.
• Generate income from grant-making trusts and foundations, the local authority and health, across a number of projects to agreed targets set by the budget and annual delivery plan.
• Focus on large, multi-year grants, while balancing smaller more agile funding opportunities.
• Write and coordinate the submission of funding applications in collaboration with the staff team.
• Utilise the existing skills and knowledge of the team when submitting local public sector tenders, for example when answering operational or technical questions.
• Develop a deep understanding of the Women’s Inclusive Team and the impact it achieves by listening and talking to frontline staff, volunteers, beneficiaries and partners.
• Support the Women’s Inclusive Team in leveraging the good will and positive relationships held for the benefit of the charity and its beneficiaries. Including with supporters, the public, commercial and voluntary sectors.
• Oversee the design and delivery of the Women’s Inclusive Team fundraising strategy.
• Support the CEO with the relationship management of funders and partners, maintaining regular, timely communication, ensuring updates and reports have been provided.
• Coordinate and facilitate the fortnightly fundraising meeting with the CEO and Director of Services, providing updates and guidance on submissions and new opportunities.
• Manage the pipeline of all funding applications and opportunities, ensuring all internal and external deadlines are met.
• At the request of the CEO, review funder reports, social impact reports and other applicable charity publications, to ensure these are of high quality and represent the excellent work of the charity.
• Alongside the CEO and Finance Manager, provide timely and accurate reports to Trustees who sit on the Finance Sub Committee, including any positive of negative variances to the agreed fundraising targets.
• Maintain up-to-date knowledge on fundraising trends, developments, and techniques.
• Support the organising and co-ordinating of a limited number of fundraising and engagement events.
• Ensure that the charity’s activities are fully compliant with legal requirements and to adhere to the Fundraising Regulator and Fundraising Codes of Practice.
Join our charity and make a difference. We offer therapies/support to anyone affected by cancer. Free parking and close to Purley station.
We invite you to join us as our Community Fundraiser to lead a small team who deal with an established supporter base, manage events and develop new opportunities for fundraising.
Your work will include building new and developing existing fundraising relationships in the community in order to increase income. This will include raising funds from individuals, events and community organisations such as local businesses, schools and golf clubs and developing ongoing positive relationships.
Our small fundraising team has dedicated admin support together with that of an experienced fundraiser. You will need to be comfortable working independently and be able to manage your own work load and set priorities.
The successful candidate will probably have worked in the charity sector and must have good communication and customer service skills, together with relevant experience as a fundraiser.
Reporting to the Executive, this position can be a full-time role for 37.5 hrs per week or part-time and flexible working office days and hours will be an option. Occasionally some work outside normal office hours may be required. Candidates interested in working part-time should apply.
To apply for this position, in the first instance submit your CV plus a covering letter making clear your suitability for the role against the attached Job Specification.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
36% of children from disadvantaged backgrounds leave primary school in England each year unable to read to the expected standard. Innovations for Learning (IFL) is a charity focused on using technology to close this literacy gap through a unique online reading support programme called TutorMate.
About Innovations for Learning
Innovations for Learning (IfL) is a small but growing charity, which is working to ensure that every child in the UK acquires the literacy skills they need for their to thrive and fulfil their potential. Many children fall behind with reading simply because they lack the opportunity to practise. TutorMate addresses this problem by using a bespoke internet platform to pair volunteer tutors from corporate organisations with struggling pupils. TutorMate has been proven to improve the literacy outcomes, confidence and reading enjoyment of young children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Our model is to partner with local and national businesses which recruit their own employees as volunteer readers and provide funding for the programme. TutorMate pairs struggling children (5- to 7-year-olds) with adult volunteers who use a bespoke internet platform and a voice connection to link – from their workplace or home – to a dedicated classroom laptop for 30 minutes a week, during the school day, over an entire academic year. Up to ten children in each Year 1 or Year 2 class participate, giving the programme a reach and scale that no school is able to achieve with parent or community volunteers.
We have set ourselves an ambitious target of supporting 4,000 children by 2024. By securing 25% of our income from trusts and foundations, this role will be pivotal in ensuring we meet this target.
About the role
IFL is seeking a highly motivated, proactive Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser to create creative, compelling and impactful bids. You’ll be a passionate, entrepreneurial fundraising professional who can get ‘under the skin’ of our work and is keen to make your mark in a fast-growing organisation.
You will develop and manage a funding pipeline by investing in thorough research and relationship cultivation, and you will thrive in working with funders and partners on a day-to-day basis. You’ll be a self-starter and have high standards for yourself and others.
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, you will generate income from new and existing trusts and foundations to fund 25 % of the work of the charity (2022-23 = £162k target).
For full details please see the attached Job Description.
This role is ideal for someone home-based with the ability to travel to occasional meetings. Working days can be arranged flexibly and are part time 3-4 days per week.
How to apply
Applicants must provide a current CV and a covering letter (2 pages maximum) outlining evidence against the essential criteria in the job specification. Please include a description of a successful partnership or relationship that you’ve managed in your career and reflect on what made it successful and how you were able to develop the relationship over time. Applications that do not meet these criteria will not be considered.
As a charity that values and celebrates people's diversity and champions opportunities for all young people, we are keen to receive applications from people who have experienced disadvantage and from those who are from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities who are currently underrepresented
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Please note that this position includes some evening and weekend working.
St Christopher’s Hospice was founded in 1967 by Dame Cicely Saunders and formed part of the modern hospice movement. Proudly celebrating more than 50 years and with a turnover of over £20 million, we provide invaluable care and support to over 6,000 people across the five London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.
We need a go getting lively dynamic fundraiser who thrives on working with people
Want to make St Christopher’s the charity of choice in SE London?
This job is for you!
The senior community fundraiser role is the face and voice of the hospice in our local community building long term relationships with local groups and organisations to fundraise and to build awareness of the incredible care the hospice provides across our 5 London Boroughs.
This role is strongly focused on bringing in new community partnerships working with the Community and Event Fundraising Manager.
You will increase the level of community support and income through the pro-active engagement
You will be a representative for St Christopher’s at external events and recruit volunteers to work at community events and at our own events*
To succeed in this role
You will be solutions focussed and a great team player. Additionally, it is just as important to us that you have the following skills;
- Self-starter, enthusiastic and driven with strong team working ethic who is willing to take the initiative and pro-actively engage with community supporters;
- Have the ability to communicate empathetically with patients and supporters around sensitive issues such as bereavement;
- Be confident, articulate, outgoing and with excellent customer service skills;
- Have a sound understanding of community fundraising with excellent relationship building skills;
- Thrive in a busy environment;
- Manage multiple projects from inception to delivery;
What you will get in return is a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to influence and make a real difference in the community. In addition you will benefit from access to excellent training and development opportunities, a number of health and wellbeing schemes, a competitive contributory pension scheme and life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan. You will also have access to free on street parking nearby and an onsite staff canteen at our Sydenham site.
What you need to do now If you have a fundraising, marketing or sales background and you have initiative, enthusiasm and passion for the work of a hospice please do apply for this great role
Please accompany your application with a supporting statement, based on the three competencies below.
- Demonstrate how you have been innovative in developing effective supporter experiences to ensure long term engagement
- Give examples of your planning and project management skills
- Illustrate how you would inspire stakeholders to maximize their fundraising
Interview Date: TBA
In the event we receive a high amount of applications, we reserve the right to close the job earlier than the initial closing date.
Hybrid working: part London Office (EC1V) part home work
Salary: £27,975-£32,775 per annum inclusive
Hours: 35 hours
The role has an open-ended closing date and interviews will be scheduled as and when applications are received. This is a permanent position.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly organised individual to join JDRF as Special Events Fundraiser as part of the Special Events Team.
The Special Events team delivers a range of events, including gala dinners, receptions and cultivation events. You will take responsibility for operational management and delivery of a number of these events. In addition you will support committee-led and third-party Special Events as well as collaborating with internal teams on delivering events, including the bi-annual Patrons’ Club Reception.
Relationship building (both externally and internally) is a key part of the role and an integral part of working for JDRF so you will have excellent interpersonal and stewardship skills.
As a highly creative and confident fundraiser, you will be given the scope to develop existing events as well as creating new and innovative events to increase fundraising as well as raising awareness of JDRF.
You’ll have previous experience of:
- Supporting and/or managing successful Special Events
- Developing event plans and materials
- Building relationships with high level supporters, senior volunteer committees and external suppliers
- Achieving budgets
You will find a vibrant atmosphere and spirited team at JDRF, always striving to make a difference to people living with type 1.
As an employer we offer:
- Flexible working and will consider compressed hours
- Generous annual leave entitlement – 25 days and bank holidays
- Health cash plan
- Season ticket and cycle loan
- Pension scheme
JDRF is the world’s leading charitable research funder into type 1 diabetes, improving lives until we find the cure. We are dedicated to our 400,000 strong type 1 community in the UK and work closely with our international affiliates across the world, including the US, Canada and Australia.
‘JDRF is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age.’
Please provide a cover letter, thank you.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Homebased - Greater London
Salary: £26,451 – £28,886 per annum (depending on skills and experience) (plus London Allowance of £3,600 if applicable)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 06 June 2022
Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom/Teams)
Reference Number: VAC3149
Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm on the closing date
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
About Alzheimer’s Society
We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.
Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.
About the role
The diverse and tenacious Regional Engagement team are looking for a Fundraiser who has experience of corporate fundraising. You’ll be confidently approaching companies, pitching for Charity of the Year support and managing successful partnerships.
You will join our Regional Engagement team to help deliver the regional budget. As a Community Fundraiser with us you will not be tied to a financial target, our focus is on developing incredible and long lasting relationships with our supporters. Success in your role will enable our colleagues to campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today. That really is making a difference!
The right candidate can hit the ground running and take care of our supporters across City & North East London.
Ideally you will:
- Be able to demonstrate Resilience and proactiveness
- A self starter and incredibly motivated
- Ability to work in fast-paced and diverse environments
- Possess admirable confidence in presenting
- Display exceptional timekeeping and organisational skills
- Have a passion for supporter care
- Excellent communication skills and confidence in talking to supporters
- Support colleagues within a diverse, skilful and delightful team
- Previous experience as a fundraiser (desirable)
You will be the face of Alzheimer’s Society for those fundraising in your region - you will be their biggest cheerleader, their go-to person, and their sounding board.
You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.
You may have experience of the following: Community Fundraiser, Fundraising, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Volunteer Management, Business Development, Legacy, Fundraiser, Volunteer Manager, Charities etc.
Ref: 132 812
£29,000 - £34,000 pa + benefits (including 25 days annual leave and pension, flexible working options available)
Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7TW
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity is going through an exciting time where we are rebuilding and growing!
Following a difficult year, we are pleased to be in a position to begin growing our care teams so that we can continue to deliver a high-quality family support service to more families in need. Our strategic plan is to rebuild and then continue to grow, so this is a perfect time to join us as we are in the process of opening two new Care teams this year in Liverpool and Reading.
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness to make the most of time together, providing expert, practical and emotional support, where they need it for as long as it is needed.
About the role:
We are looking to appoint a Philanthropy Fundraiser who will be responsible for managing and cultivating relationships with high-net-worth individuals and trusts to raise the funds we need to deliver our services. Reporting to the Philanthropy Manager, you will have the autonomy to develop your own ways of working, managing Rainbow Trust’s Major Funder programme.
With our growth plans, this is an exciting time to join the team. Have you experience in working in a busy environment where you are using your persuasive approach to develop great relationships? Perhaps you have been a headhunter, or you are currently working in the commercial sector in a role that requires you get to know important clients well and are ready for a move into the Charity sector where you can use your skills to make a difference to people’s lives.
Are you interested in understanding people, with a high level of emotional intelligence and thrive when you can use these skills to hit targets and grow income?
The role gives you the opportunity to develop your research and communication skills, when you plan to engage new donors and write compelling funding proposals and reports.
Location: Leatherhead, Surrey (some flexible, remote working options available)
What we’re looking for:
- A motivating, empathetic and persuasive communicator – you have clear and creative writing skills, are skilled at writing funding proposals and communicate confidently in person and over the phone. An ability to empathise with donors and communicate effectively about our work with children and families, and our strategy, is key.
- Friendly, enthusiastic and socially-focused – you quickly connect with others and build effective working relationships.
- People-oriented and outgoing – you are naturally warm with a sincere appreciation for people and how they are each uniquely motivated.
- Knowledge of the principles that underpin good customer care, and competent in charity law as it applies to fundraising – you adhere to established guidelines, policies and procedures, and provide outstanding stewardship.
- You thrive working at a faster-than-average pace on multiple priorities simultaneously – results-oriented and a fast learner, you respond quickly to pressure and a changing environment.
- Confident use of MSOffice and experience of using a CRM database – you have strong attention to detail, are comfortable working with data, and produce high quality accurate work.
- Applications will be particularly welcome from those who have experience of working for a fundraising charity – working with high-net-worth individuals and/or trusts and foundations and managing volunteers.
What we offer:
We have a range of fantastic benefits that we offer our employees. If you’d like to find out more about these benefits and working with us, please visit our website.
How to apply:
Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting why your application should be considered above others to via the link. Interviews will take place either at our Head Office in Leatherhead or on Zoom, with the dates to be confirmed.
We will only contact those applicants who have been successful.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this post.
As a CQC registered organisation, it is an expectation that all Rainbow Trust employees are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (unless medically exempt).
Rainbow Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment.
Rainbow Trust is an equal opportunities employer and a Best Companies Two-Star rated organisation. Registered Charity No: 1070532
The Salvation Army is a worldwide charity and Christian church, working in over 132 countries. The Salvation Army was founded more than 150 years ago in the east end of London, and today is the largest provider of welfare services in the UK after the Government.
As a Trust Fundraiser, you will be a key member of the Trust Fundraising Unit, proactively managing a portfolio of charitable trusts and foundations to secure income towards the team’s income target in support of The Salvation Army’s UK programme of work.
As a member of the Trust Fundraising Unit, you will be responsible for securing gifts from and building relationships with charitable trusts and foundations. You will identify and initiate relationships with prospective donors using a range of research methods and develop long-term relationships by stewarding existing supporters.
The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:
- Experience of successful fundraising from charitable trusts and foundations
- Ability to build effective working relationships across an organisation
- Ability to prioritise a varied workload and work within a complex environment
You will be required to work within the Christian ethos and values of The Salvation Army
To apply please visit our website.
Closing Date: 22 May 2022
Interview date: To be confirmed
Appointment subject to satisfactory references and proof of right to work in the UK.
As a disability confident scheme employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.
CVs will not be accepted. Promoting equality in the workplace.
We have helped over half a million children and their families in the UK in the past 26 years by improving children’s experience of being in hospital and specialist care centres. We do this through visits from highly skilled paid performers, called Giggle Doctors and we work closely with NHS partners, play specialists and clinical teams. We also form part of the international Theodora family with its origins in Switzerland and are proud to have helped over 3 million children internationally.
Working with us means you will be helping children living with illness, disability and serious health challenges feel better – using the proven power of giggling. You will play a pivotal role, creating business partnerships to fund our mission and enabling our highly trained Giggle Doctors to visit more children in person or online, as well as raising awareness of our work.
Our Giggle Doctors increase opportunities for play, reduce distress and anxiety and give children back an element of control. They achieve this through improvised play which puts the child at the centre of the interaction and through the use of music, magic, storytelling, comedy and mime.
You can be part of this unique charity working with a small, committed team. Please get in touch with Holly to find out more.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This varied and exciting role will support the Development and Communications team in driving sustainable income and engagement for The Royal Ballet School.
The Trusts and Legacies Fundraiser will be responsible for growing the pipeline of new legacy pledges and administrate the transfer of legacy income to the School with sensitivity and diligence, as well as supporting year-round engagement with existing and prospective major donors through communications, events and stewardship initiatives.
Salary: £28 – 30,000 per annum
Hours: 28 per week, with some evening and weekend work compensated by TOIL
Location: Upper School, Covent Garden
Annual Leave: 24 days per annum
In return we offer generous holidays, contributory pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, local discounts, travel loan and cycle to work schemes. We also provide run regular ‘lunch & learn’ and a variety of wellbeing sessions.
Read the job description
Please note that you must complete our application form to apply for this position and CVs are not accepted.
Closing date: 31 May 2022
Interviews: 8 June 2022
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and further pre-employment checks to comply with boarding school recruitment regulations.
We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. At The Royal Ballet School we are committed to creating an environment where every one of our employees feels part of our team and can flourish, regardless of their background.
If you're an energetic, self-starting fundraiser looking for a flexible, home-based, part time role where you can make a real difference to the lives of children in West London, this could be the perfect next step for you!
The Purple Elephant Project works with children in West London (both in schools and from our centre in Twickenham), providing Play and Art Therapy. We help to alleviate mental health distress by working through challenging and traumatic early life events.
We are a young charity (established in 2019), and to date our fundraising has largely been focused on Trusts and Statutory income. We are now excited to be recruiting a Local Fundraiser to help us build our Events and Community fundraising programme, engage with local businesses and support individual donors. The post will play a pivotal role in growing The Purple Elephant Project's voluntary income, raising awareness and brand recognition.
The role is 15 hours per week, but the work pattern is flexible, and can be weighted for term time (or other) if requested.
The role is home based, but we will need our Fundraiser to be out and about in the community across Richmond and Hounslow Boroughs on a fairly regular basis, so this needs to be considered when applying.
1) Building a network of engaged and committed volunteer fundraisers in the local area, encouraging them to fundraise and raise awareness of our cause within their own networks
2) Providing excellent supporter care, placing our supporters at the heart of everything you do
3) Developing relationships with companies and community organisations in our local communities, seeking opportunities for fundraising partnerships
4) Managing individual donors, developing individual giving asks and stewardship plan
5) Developing and delivering a schools fundraising campaign in local boroughs
6) Raising awareness about the work of the Purple Elephant Project within local communities – representing the charity at presentations, talks and events
7) Developing and delivering an annual mass participation fundraising event/campaign (either virtual or in person), recruiting participants and supporting them with their fundraising.
8) Accurately recording and managing supporter data, ensuring it is up to date and GDPR compliant
9) Creating marketing and promotional material in accordance with the Purple Elephant Project’s branding, to support fundraising activities as required
10) Keeping abreast of charity law and sector trends, and learning from activities of competitors
Key skills required
1) Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with the ability to adapt your tone and approach to suit various audiences
2) Ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of audiences from supporters to local organisations, corporates and high value donors
3) Great interpersonal skills and the ability to make individuals and organisations feel welcomed and valued through exceptional supporter care
4) Ability to balance a varied workload and manage your time effectively
5) Strong administration and organisational skills
6) Adept at spotting opportunities and prioritising time and financial resources to maximise them
7) Creative confidence and willingness to try new initiatives, developing and delivering new fundraising ideas/campaigns/events
8) IT literate with good working knowledge of MS Office, database and social media.
9) Learning and growth mindset
10) Willingness to work outside of set hours for specific events or meetings (with prior notice)
Key experience needed
1) A minimum of 2 year’s experience in a fundraising role, ideally within a community, events or regional team
2) Delivering high quality supporter care, ideally with experience of improving the supporter care journey
3) Developing and delivering new fundraising products or campaigns
4) Working across a variety of audiences
6) Developing new, emotive and compelling fundraising marketing messages or materials
How to apply
Please submit your CV and supporting statement (outlining your suitability to the role and your interest in working for The Purple Elephant Project) by 9am on Wednesday 8 June.
We plan to interview shortlisted candidates during the week commencing 20 June.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Prospectus is excited to be working exclusively with World Animal Protection to help them recruit for an Innovation Fundraiser to join their team. World Animal Protection is an international non-profit animal rights organization that has been in operation since 1981. World Animal Protection is a truly global organisation, working in over 50 countries across the world. They protect animals because they believe a sustainable future for the planet can only be achieved if both animals and people are part of the solution. The charity describes its vision as: A world where animal rights matter and animal cruelty has ended.
This role is offered on a permanent full-time basis paying between £29,000 to £31,000 per annum with flexible hybrid working arrangements at their London office.
The post holder will join the UK Individual Giving team with primary responsibility for the delivery of new fundraising products for World Animal Protection. They will help secure income and reach people and partnerships by actively contributing to their supporter relationships, fundraising, communications, and donor reporting. They will build, measure and iterate innovative fundraising products. The post holder will work alongside the Innovation & Development Manager to plan, develop and maximise the innovation programme.
They are looking for someone with a keen interest in innovation, with a proven ability to apply learnings and insight to deliver audience-focussed communications. They are looking for a candidate with the a demonstratable record of producing and implementing solutions to project problems. They are looking for someone with a demonstratable record in acquiring and/or retaining donors. The ideal candidate will have experience in using Facebook and/or other digital channels to generate income.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome all candidates to apply, regardless of age, sex/gender, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or pregnancy/maternity. If you have any disability and require reasonable adjustment/s to any part of the process then please contact Firas El Dib at Prospectus.
If you feel you meet some of the criteria but not all, we really hope you'll enquire and learn more. Prospectus can advise and support on each part of the role and hopefully your application, so we look forward to hearing from you.
In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will arrange for a meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.
Centre Fundraiser (West London)
Charity People are thrilled to have partnered with Maggie's in their search for a Centre Fundraiser to join a charity with a special mission. Maggie's provides free cancer support and information in centres across the UK and online. This is a full-time role where you will be delivering a range of successful fundraising activities based around the centre in order to maximise income for Maggie's.
The salary range for this role is £25,440 - £32,916 per annum. Flexible working and other hours may be considered.
- Small and friendly supportive team
- Flexible, family-friendly culture
- Training & development
- 27 days annual leave + bank holidays
Working alongside NHS hospitals, Maggie's centres are staffed by expert Cancer Support Specialists, Psychologists and Benefits Advisors, helping people to take back control when cancer turns life upside down.
Our long-term ambition is to be there for everyone with cancer in the UK at all 60 cancer centre sites to ensure that there is no one living with cancer who is unable to access the expert psychological and information support that they so desperately need to live the best quality of life possible. The next five years bring Maggie's over the halfway mark to achieving this goal.
About the role
This is the perfect role for a fundraiser who is committed to the cause, energetic and confident in leading.
You will utilise effective and efficient fundraising skills to assist in supporting the Centre Fundraising Manager to deliver both financial and non-financial targets, whilst planning and implementing the overall centre fundraising strategy.
You will be proactive in donor recruitment and excellent donor care, supporting and retaining your existing pipeline and researching new potential partners to build key relationships with. You will also work to build an impressive pipeline with individuals, local businesses, groups and associations.
You will work collaboratively with internal stakeholders (colleagues, volunteers, etc) across the organisation and external stakeholders (such as local media, PR) to ensure that centrally managed fundraising activities are supported locally.
This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic fundraiser who has exceptional relationship building skills and the confidence to seek out new opportunities.
You must have experience of raising funds in a community setting or have transferable skills (e.g. sales, marketing, new business, account management etc).
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are key. You must be confident at talking to members of the community and be confident at public speaking.
This would suit someone who is strategically minded and who can lead on projects independently and with successful outcomes.
To apply please send a copy of your CV to Tanya at Charity People. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as interviews are happening on a rolling basis.
Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser
Salary: £35,000 FTE (would consider 3 or 4 days per week for experienced candidate on a pro-rata basis)
The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability (RHN) is an independent hospital and medical charity that provides rehabilitation and long-term care for adults with severe disabilities arising from brain injury or illness, and support for their families. In 2021, we were awarded with a ‘Good’ rating across all services by the Care Quality Commission.
As a charity the RHN has to raise over £3.4M in voluntary income each year to pay for vital therapies and services that improve the quality of life experienced by people with severe or complex disabilities caused by brain injury. This includes a chaplaincy service, music therapy, therapeutic art, leisure and family services, assistive technology, research, medical equipment and capital refurbishment projects.
We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our Trusts and Major Gifts Team, who has excellent written skills with the ability to present a compelling case for support. You will have excellent prospect researching skills and possess an energetic, pro-active, ‘can-do’ attitude.
This role requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a wide range of people. You will need a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in a grant fundraising environment, with a proven track record in securing funds through charitable trusts.
Main objectives of the role:
- Secure voluntary donations through developing an existing portfolio of charitable trusts and foundations
- Secure voluntary donations through new donors
- Build up the Major Gifts programme and solicit gifts from new and existing donors
- Relationship development
- Bid writing
- Excellent communication skills
- Income planning and administration
This is an excellent opportunity to expand your fundraising experience in a prestigious medical charity set within a unique heritage building with extensive grounds.
In return, we offer a range of benefits including: Positive work-life balance; On-site free parking and we are situated outside of the ULEZ and Congestion Zones; Onsite staff accommodation; staff cafeteria; Collaborative team-working; Staff pension scheme; Blue-light discount card; and many more fantastic benefits.
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Closing date: 27th May 2022
Interview date: We may look to conduct first stage interviews w/c 23rd May 2022
12 Month Fixed Term Contract - Remote Working Available
As a key member of our Philanthropy team, this role offers you a unique opportunity to engage significant donors support for PDSA to help us become better known, loved and understood across all audiences. You will be passionate about using your research and communication skills to recruit and nurture new donors helping them to develop their connection with our charity and creating excitement around what we are doing at PDSA. This is your opportunity to make a real difference by developing the support available to PDSA.
About the Role
As Major Gifts Fundraiser, you will focus on delivering an outstanding experience and stewardship to all of our major donors enabling PDSA to meet stretching income targets. This will involve:
- Developing a portfolio of major donor fundraisers and developing new relationships
- Researching, communicating and collaborating with a range of stakeholders to develop a programme of donor engagement activity
You will ideally be working in a similar environment with proven experience of managing a high value portfolio of major donors. You will be able to demonstrate:
- A proven track record of successfully working with and engaging new major donors
- Excellent people communication skills with a drive to make a difference and increase engagement
- Evidence of developing effective colleague and stakeholder relationships across all audiences
- Excellent organization, planning, presentation and networking skills
About the rewards
In addition to competitive salary and 35-hour week indicated, we also offer a variety of benefits, including:
- 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and the option to buy and sell holidays
- Contributory pension scheme and life assurance (4 x annual salary)
- Employee Assistance Program and on-line Well Being Centre
- Range of Retail Discounts etc.
People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) was founded in 1917 to provide vet care for sick and injured pets. Now, over 100 years later, as UK’s leading veterinary charity, employing 2,000 colleagues across 48 pet hospitals and over 150 high street retail shops, we’re proud of the fact that we continue to provide the same high level of service to pets and people when most in need
So, if you’re ready for your next challenge and looking to further your career in a wholly supportive environment, where both pets and people feel right at home, then we look forward to meeting you.
Please include your answers to these three questions in your application:
- Do you have the right to work in the UK?
- Please indicate your salary expectations?
- Please specify your notice period in weeks?