Birmingham, West-Midlands
Up to £25000.00 per annum
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

This amazing organisation that works across the Midlands has been supporting people with disabilities for over 25 years. With a range of services that includes giving information and advice; as well helping improve health and wellbeing, the organisation provides vital support to people with a huge range of needs. 

With exciting plans for the future, the organisation is recruiting for a Fundraising and Marketing Officer to join its small Fundraising and Marketing team. Working 20 hours per week this role will be based in Birmingham (although home working will be considered for the right candidate), and will include the following responsibilities:

• Raise income to an annual agreed target which will support the organisation's activities, predominately via trusts and foundations, as well as exploring new income streams

• Market and promote the work of the organisation to a wider audience

• Undertake systematic trust research to identify potential income and funding opportunities

• Prepare compelling applications to grant-making trusts and foundations, as well as corporate supporters, ensuring that the potential of these is fully maximised

• Empower supporters to organise and undertake fundraising activities

• Contribute to a consistent brand communication throughout all fundraising and income generation activities

• Maintain accurate records, including maintaining the fundraising and income generation database and CRM system with targets and approaches

• Identify, develop, and lead on priority marketing projects including social media, with the aim of increasing the organisation's visibility, brand and reach

The successful applicant will have the following skills and experience:

• Experience of writing successful fundraising applications (or equivalent writing experience)

• Experience of raising funds and/or achieving income targets

• Experience of working to deadlines and ability to manage time effectively

• The ability to build strong relationships with companies and supporters

• Experience of marketing to help build brand awareness

• Experience of researching funding opportunities from statutory bodies and other grant funders is desirable, as is experience of organising fundraising events and working within the community to inspire support and raise funds

• A good level of IT literacy

• Knowledge of, and ability to, make online applications for fundraising including the use of online tendering portals

• Knowledge and understanding of how to social media for marketing and promotion purposes

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Posted on: 02 December 2019
Closed date: 09 December 2019
Job ref: J20677
Tags: Fundraising