Midhurst, West Sussex, South East

£19,099 - £23,873 depending on experience


About the organisation

Canine Partners is a registered charity that assists people with disabilities to enjoy a greater independence and quality of life through the p... Read more

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for a talented fundraiser with strong database and communication skills to join our team!

Canine Partners help adults who have a physical disability or condition that affects their daily life and limits their independence by training our assistance dogs to support them. With almost 400 disabled people now living with a fully trained canine partner in the UK our reach continues to increase.

To help us create these amazing partnerships, we need amazing people. We have an exciting opportunity to join our charity as an Individual Giving Officer, based at our Southern Training Centre in beautiful countryside in Heyshott, West Sussex.

Working with the Head of Donor Development to develop a coordinated strategy for increasing income across all individual giving streams, you will help to deliver the existing individual giving programmes and maximise income from our donor base. Your role will cultivate relationships with our donors to enhance their long-term engagement and commitment and to ensure our supporters understand the impact their donations have on our life changing work. You’ll identify and maximise opportunities to grow individual giving income to engage supporters and raise income for our Charity.

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Ensuring the highest possible standard of supporter care is carried out
  • Creating and project managing an annual communication for all donors
  • Responding to enquiries and providing admin support for the team and donor events
  • Managing the donor journey
  • Using the charity’s database to record donor details and donations
  • Creation of monthly and quarterly reports

Key requirements for this role are:

  • The ability to be creative and develop high quality written materials
  • Excellent administration skills including the use of databases
  • Great communication skills
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of individual giving with  experience of developing and implementing an individual giving strategy
  • The ability to multitask, prioritise workload, to work under pressure and to deadlines

Above all you will embrace our values with passion and love working as part of the growing Canine Partners family helping disabled people to enjoy a greater independence and a better quality of life.

Closing Date: 04/06/2018

1st Interview Date: week commencing 11/06/2018

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