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Alzheimer's Research UK, Remote
Circa £30,000 per year
Contributing to a high-performing fundraising team to drive the continued growth of the charity’s community fundraising income in your area.
Posted 6 days ago

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Circa £30,000 per year
Contract, 12 Months, Full-time
Actively Interviewing
Job description

The Community Fundraising team at Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) is responsible for securing income from individuals, regional businesses and groups fundraising in the community, effectively managing relationships to maximise income.

The Regional Fundraising Officer role will play a significant part in contributing to a high-performing fundraising team. This role is a home-based role which will require someone to live within the East Midlands. The role will cover the East Midlands region including but not limited to, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, and Northamptonshire. 

You will report to the Community Fundraising Manager and support the Head of Regional Fundraising to drive the continued growth of the charity’s community fundraising income in your area. You will also be required to show excellent relationship-building skills to support community partnerships and volunteer groups, driving towards agreed targets.

This is a 12-month fixed term contract, or on return of the substantive post holder, to cover a period of maternity leave.

Main duties and responsibilities of the role:

  • Responsibility for 3 income streams within the East Midlands region
  • Identify and apply for ‘Charity of the Year’ partnerships with corporates in the region, account manage these relationships up to a value of £16,000 per annum and support with partnerships with a value of up to £100,000
  • Support existing volunteer fundraisers to encourage continued loyalty to the charity and to maximise funds raised, in accordance with fundraising legislation and good practice.
  • Recruit new fundraising supporters in line with strategy.
  • Support and extend volunteer networks within geographical area in line with strategy.
  • To ensure that fundraising activity is implemented and managed locally to deliver budgets, targets and income in line with strategy. To achieve this by supporting and facilitating the development of groups and volunteers across geographical area.
  • Supporter Management; Provide excellent customer service to community fundraising supporters (including maintaining a polite, enthusiastic manner with prompt responses to enquiries), to acknowledge support and increase long-term loyalty.
  • Provide high-quality account management to volunteer groups in geographical area.
  • Support, motivate and develop local fundraising volunteers, ensuring they have a clear understanding of ARUK to enable them to represent the charity’s work effectively.
  • Increasing Community Support within geographical area; run volunteer events with both a recruitment and cultivation function, liaising closely with the Stewardship and Events team to ensure a seamless supporter journey, and with the Press team to include media volunteers.
  • Liaise with local community organisations (e.g., golf clubs, educational institutions etc.) – both previous and new potential supporters – to extend income and activity in line with strategy.
  • Initiate and roll out community fundraising events in geographical area with evidence of effective ROI and achievement of strategic goals.
  • Monitoring and reporting.
  • Undertake any other relevant duties and projects delegated by the CFM / HORF in line with the responsibilities of the post.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in partnership fundraising and/or relationship building
  • Experience in public-speaking, such as giving presentations and talking at events
  • Knowledge of recruiting key volunteers and fundraising supporters
  • Experience and a keen interest in building long term relationships with supporters
  • Proven ability of providing excellent stewardship
  • An ability to manage a busy and varied workload
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Full driver’s license with access to own vehicle. 
  • Flexibility to work some unsocial hours and willingness to travel independently

Additional Information:

Ways of working: As part of our Remote ways of working you will be home based. You will only need to attend the office for specific requirements of the role and the business needs.

Roles that are classed as part of the Remote ways of working are able to claim any costs for Mileage/Travel on Public Transport, Accommodation and/or Meals.  This includes when attending the office for various meetings/events.

Our Office: Our office is at 3 Riverside, Granta Park, Great Abingdon, Cambridge, CB21 6AD. 

Salary: Circa £30,000 per annum, plus benefits, car allowance and associated expenses (if applicable).

Please download the Vacancy Pack for more information.

The closing date for applications is the 29th August 2022, with interviews likely to be held week commencing the 12th September 2022. We would encourage you to submit your application at the earliest opportunity as the closing date may be brought forward at any time. Please indicate in your covering letter if you are unable to attend an interview on a certain date.

We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.  Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either the application or interview stage, please contact us via the channels on our website. 

How to apply:

Please create an online account using our Online Recruitment System which can be accessed through our Job Vacancies page. You will be able to attach your CV and covering letter to your application and track the status of your application.

About Alzheimer’s Research UK:

Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity dedicated to diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we’re challenging the way people think about dementia, bringing together the people and organisations who can speed up progress, and investing in research to make life-changing breakthroughs possible.

You will be part of an organisation that has been recognised nationally as an outstanding place to work. In 2021, we were listed 69th in the prestigious 100 Large Best Companies to Work For.  We were also awarded a 2-star accreditation by Best Companies, recognising outstanding levels of workplace engagement and were listed in the 75 Best Companies to Work for in the East of England and the Charity’s 30 Best Companies to Work For.

To view further details about working for us and the benefits we offer, please visit Alzheimer’s Research UK

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Posted on: 10 August 2022
Closing date: 29 August 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: RFOFTC/22
Tags: Fundraising,Volunteer Management

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