SENIOR FUNDRAISING OFFICER
12 MONTH MATERNITY COVER
SALARY: £31,886 per annum (FTE for 37 hours a week)
The charity has experienced significant growth over recent years, with 135 staff and over 34,000 registered unpaid family carers. During this expansion, the charity’s commitment to driving quality improvements has led to an expansion in the nature and extent of services offered, as well as national acknowledgement through a GSK Impact Award.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Fundraising Officer to join us for a period of maternity cover to further develop, drive and implement our Fundraising Strategy and Plan, which is seeking to achieve an annual income target of c.£105,000. During this period, the organization will be review its investment in fundraising with the possibility of reshaping the team to further develop the function.
This post will work across a broad portfolio of fundraising. The post holder will be expected to manage a programme of work including co-ordinating and writing applications to grant-making trusts, supporting community fundraising events and Charity of the Year partnerships, and delivering and growing an individual giving programme.
The Senior Fundraising Officer will be responsible for proactively researching new funding opportunities, stewarding existing funder relationships, and growing our Trust & Foundations portfolio. The role will provide dedicated stewardship and support to existing fundraisers and donors and recruit supporters to raise income and profile. This varied role will also identify and engage SMEs, groups, associations and schools – with the aim of securing long-term charity partnerships.
A good standard of IT Skills is required, including use of databases, Microsoft office and the internet. The role will require travel across Hertfordshire, so you will need the ability to travel independently, have access to a car and have a full valid driving license.
This is an exciting time to join us as we develop and implement our new Fundraising Strategy in order to grow our fundraised income and develop new income streams.
For informal discussion about the role, please contact Tim Napper.
Closes: Sunday 23rd May 2021 - midnight
Interviews: Friday 4th June 2021
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.