SW9, London (Hybrid)
£24,891 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
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This role aims to engage with our local communities (in Lambeth) to build a wider support base of the public and organisations who wish to support Age UK Lambeth through a range of charitable giving, eg regular or one-off donations, fundraising events and challenge events etc. The aim, with the help of the wider Engagement team, is to change the way the public sees us to increase donations and engagement.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Develop an annual plan to maximise income from community fundraising

  • Create and deliver a programme of fundraising events throughout the year

  • Agree on a communication and marketing plan for fundraising events and initiatives with colleagues in the Engagement Team so that events are publicised on social media channels, website, media etc. 

  • Work with colleagues to develop fundraising materials suitable for different target groups 

  • Develop and nurture relationships with potential supporters and community groups, eg local trusts, businesses, community groups and schools

  • Work with the volunteer co-ordinator to recruit and retain fundraising volunteers to support fundraising events

  • Ensure that all fundraising volunteers are inducted into their role and feel that their contribution is recognised to encourage and develop long term relationships

  • Develope and increase the number of regular donors we have

  • Maintain accurate income and expenditure records for each event to ensure events are organised cost effectively and within agreed budget 

  • Work closely with the Finance Officer to ensure all donations are correctly accounted for, documented and banked 

  • Ensure all contacts and donations are recorded and maintained on the charity’s database - Donorfy

  • Produce regular reports on progress against annual fundraising plan

    What you’ll benefit from

  • Flexibility - this is a part-time role with hours that can be worked flexibly and remotely

  • Remote working or hybrid (Brixton based) - your choice

  • Generous pension provision - 7% employer contribution

  • 26 days holiday a year rising to 31 days after 5 years (pro-rata)

  • A great staff team

* You will be required to upload your CV and a letter of application answering the following 4 questions (in no more than 250 words per question). Please see below.

Closing date: 30 th July 2022

Application Instructions

Please give more details to your answers for the questions below;

1. Why do you want to join us at Age UK Lambeth? And why now?

2. Tell us what skills and experience you could bring to this position? Give us an example from a previous role you have been in.

3. Tell us how you would increase engagement with the public? Be as creative as you like!?

4. Tell us about a time you organised (or helped organise) a fundraising event?

More about Age UK Lambeth

Age UK Lambeth is an independent local charity. We've been working in the local community to help older people for over 70 years. We have a... Read more

Refreshed on: 06 July 2022
Closed date: 30 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Admin, Fundraising

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