Bristol Hospitality Network (BHN) is a thriving local charity with an excellent reputation for providing accommodation and support to destitute asylum seekers in Bristol (referred to as our ‘members’). It is an exciting time to join us, as we reflect on our past year in order to move forward stronger, for the benefit of our members and their changing needs.
We are looking for a Fundraising Manager to join our team as a temporary maternity cover. The positions key responsibilities will be fundraising from trusts and foundations and individuals, but we will also require the post holder to contribute to BHN’s communications, develop other income streams, contribute to fundraising financial management and line-manage the Office and Finance Manager.
The successful candidate will have at demonstrable experience of sourcing and bid-writing to trusts and foundations, as well as experience in fundraising from individual donors. To this end, they will have strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to quickly assimilate new information and tell it in a compelling and creative way.
It is crucial that the right candidate is committed to BHN’s values and vision, and motivated to work in solidarity with destitute asylum seekers, although it isn’t essential to have prior knowledge of the asylum seeker sector. They will need to be highly proactive, self-motivated and able to manage their own time, leading the fundraising function to raise our annual budget of £200k pa. They will have proven skills in understanding funding finance management, working alongside the Office and Finance Manager. They will report to our Treasurer on the Board of trustees and work alongside the Operations Director. Skills in corporate fundraising, events and communications (e.g. social media, websites and newsletters), will be desirable but not essential.
If you are the right person for this role, there is some scope to negotiate on hours and responsibilities. We welcome people from a variety of backgrounds, and are particularly interested in candidates who have lived experience of destitution and/or asylum.
Initial interviews will be held w/c 26th April (please give notice of prior appointments during that time). There may be a second interview if required.
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Closing date: Midnight 18th April 2021.
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