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Part-time Trusts Fundraising Officer

£14,000 - £28,000 per year
Part-time (2.5 days (17.5 hours) )
Contract (Initial 2-year fixed contract with a view to becoming permanent / full time)
Job description

Bipolar is one of the biggest health challenges of the 21st century, there are over a million people living with bipolar in the UK alone. Millions more of their friends and family are also affected.  Bipolar UK are meeting this challenge through peer support, lobbying and research, improving on information, resources and tools to not only help anyone affected by the condition, but to live well and thrive.

Bipolar UK is a rapidly expanding charity with big plans to grow its income and impact over the next five years. We are looking for ambitious and talented individuals who will maximise the opportunity presented by the Bipolar Commission and key strategic relationships. We are looking to grow our network of in-person groups, maximise the impact of our expanding online resources and generate increased income and support from charitable trusts, key partnerships, commissioned income, individual givers and major donors.  

Our Part-Time Fundraising Officer will support the organisation's fundraising joining a high performing team of fundraisers.

Job deliverables:

  • Identify and maximise opportunities to raise unrestricted and restricted funds from small trusts and other funding bodies to ask for grants up to £10,000
  • Plan, prepare and write compelling applications for funding
  • Build relationships with trusts, foundations and other funding bodies that help Bipolar UK secure long-term funding and support
  • Achieve income targets that support Bipolar UK’s strategic service delivery goals
  • Keep accurate records on Salesforce CRM
  • With the Trusts Manager, develop our ‘thank you’ processes and donor stewardship programmes
  • Create reports and updates for donors that bring to life the impact of their support
  • Meet regular deadlines and manage your own workload
  • Develop excellent working relationships across Bipolar UK
  • Develop and maintain your knowledge of the charity sector and fundraising environment, to keep up to date with changes
  • Be administratively self-supporting
  • Understand and empathise with the beneficiaries and portray them (and the work of Bipolar UK) with sensitivity and accuracy
  • Undertake any other duties that are relevant to the job as requested by the Trusts Manager and the CEO
  • Work closely with other members of the fundraising team including the Partnership Development Manager and Strategic Partnership Manager, and collaborate on tasks and projects where applicable

For a full list of skills and expereince required for the role, or for details on how to have an informal discussion before applying with our Trusts Manager.  Please download the Job Description and Person Specification.

Bipolar UK will make sure that people are judged on their ability and potential, not on their background and situation. We will seek to treat people fairly, regardless of visible and non-visible differences such as mental health, health, gender, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religious beliefs or practices, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability, age, family/marital status, social background, pregnancy or potential pregnancy, caring responsibilities, spent criminal convictions or trade union affiliation.

We appreciate that these differences will contribute to diverse experiences of life, attitudes, values, and ways of thinking and communicating - and that these different perspectives can make a valuable contribution to our work.

All roles are subject to a DBS check and references.

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Bipolar UK View profile Company size Size: 11 - 20
Posted on: 24 April 2024
Closed date: 07 May 2024 at 11:53
Tags: Fundraising

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