Fundraising and Communications Officer Carers Support Merton (CSM) is a well established and respected charity in the London Borough of Merton with an ambitious development programme of work to support promote and improve the quality of life of unpaid carers from the age of 5 years. CSM is currently looking for self-motivated and dynamic Fundraising and Communications Officer to join our team.
The Fundraising and Communications Officer can expect a varied role with the opportunity to develop a board range of knowledge and skills.
Fundraising and Communications Officer
Hours: 30 hours per week (flexible working or with the possibility of some homeworking).
You will have experience of fundraising and digital communications, along with the passion to actively gain support for unpaid Carers in Merton. You will have excellent communication skills, be highly organized, and able to balance competing priorities.
The role will include building links with local businesses, building our donor base, recruiting and supporting fundraising volunteers, writing trust and foundation applications, organizing events, creating inspiring content for social media and the production of the quarterly newsletter. You will develop and maintain the administrative procedures to support the organisations fundraising activities. You will have a ‘can do’ attitude and work flexibly, including occasional evenings and weekends where necessary.
This is a great opportunity to develop your career in charity fundraising and communications. It would be suitable for someone with flexible-working needs (perhaps returning to work), or someone at an earlier stage of their career who would like to make use of their excellent digital marketing skills to make a difference locally. There is huge scope to develop your own ideas, whilst at the same time access to the support of an experienced fundraiser along with a range of training opportunities.
For an informal discussion contact us with a date and time when we can give you a call.
Application process: Application form demonstrating how skills and experience meet the Person Specification. CV’s are not accepted.
Closing Date: Monday 7th October 2019 5pm
Interviews: Week Beginning 21st October 2019
Carers Support Merton, as an employer, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This includes a commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures.
The successful candidate will be subject to a basic DBS check.
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