Leeds, West Yorkshire
£24,000 - £26,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Candlelighters is committed to fighting children’s cancer, improving treatment and finding cures, and in doing so is helping ordinary families who are facing extraordinary circumstances. The charity's vision is to bring light and hope to every family affected by childhood cancer across Yorkshire and to bring light to families by providing emotional, practical and financial support. Candlelighters bring hope by investing in vital research to improve the outcomes and lives of children with cancer. This fantastic organisation is looking for a Regional Fundraiser to generate income by maximising and building relationships across the Yorkshire Community. 

As Regional Fundraiser you will be contributing to the annual Community Fundraising strategy by developing relationships across the region in order to raise invaluable income that will allow more families to be supported by the charity. In this role you will be engaging with a range of supporters including community groups, schools and small businesses. An interesting and rewarding part of the role will involve working closely with the families and beneficiaries of the charity, supporting them in their fundraising activities and ensuring long lasting, meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships. Working towards an income target you will play an integral role in supporting volunteers to raise invaluable funds for this incredible charity. 

To be considered for this role you should come to us with experience working within fundraising and a demonstrable track record of meeting and exceeding income targets. You should have a thorough understanding of community fundraising practice and experience in effective donor/volunteer stewardship. Most importantly you should be a strong and confident communicator, able to develop relationships with ease and be known for your ability to influence others in a positive persuasive manner. 

This role is a permanent full-time position with the option to work out of the charity’s wonderful hub in the heart of Leeds but also flexibly across the region. With a focus on fun, integrity and flexibility this is a truly fantastic team to join, at an incredibly exciting time. 

The recruitment for this role is ongoing, and the position will close when a sufficient number of suitable applications have been received. If you wish to express an interest in this role, please apply directly or contact Charlie or Leanne at Charity Horizons for more information.  

Charity Horizons is an equal opportunities employer and as such actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable candidates irrespective of age, disability, hidden disability, race or national origin, religion or belief, gender, gender expression, political view, sexual orientation, medical condition and pregnancy.

Refreshed on: 30 April 2021
Closed date: 30 May 2021
Job ref: CH0303
Tags: Fundraising