This newly created, broad-scope role is perfect for someone wanting to widen their skillset and elicit real change! You will be working within a small but thriving organisation that values your views and encourages personal and professional development. Investing in people, creativity, independent thought, and brave leadership allows us deliver life-changing impact to children and young people with Down’s syndrome in Kent and Medway.
We are seeking a resourceful, proactive, and organised person to support our fundraising activities. This role will be integral to the growth and development of our work, supporting the children and young people with Down’s syndrome and their wider networks. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to widen their skills, gain valuable experience, and develop a career in the not-for-profit sector.
Position: Trusts and Grants Fundraising Officer
Hours: 20 hours per week (the post holder will also be required to work occasional unsociable hours in the evening and weekends, for which time off in lieu will be offered)
Salary: £27,000 - £28,500 FTE per annum – depending on experience
Location: Central Maidstone Office, ME14 1HH. There may be flexible working options and home working available on request.
Remote Applicants are being considered
About the role: The charity’s services are funded through a mixture of restricted grants, community, and corporate fundraising. The future of this income is always uncertain. This post is therefore crucial to ensure that we can continue to provide services and maximise the support we offer to our service users.
The post will focus on delivering the fundraising strategy with particular emphasis on raising money from Trusts & Foundations and other grant makers (including National Lottery).
About you: The ideal candidate will be proactive and self-motivated to achieve success, with excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will be experienced in charity fundraising and grants. You will have experience in communication management, as well as the design and execution of suitable communication material. You will have had demonstrable success at engaging people to a cause and motivating giving.
Candidates invited for an interview will be required to fill out our online application prior to that interview. This step is only required if you are invited to interview:
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.