Home-based

£27k+ pro rata, depending on experience

Permanent

About the organisation

About The Child Growth Foundation

Founded in 1977, the Child Growth Foundation (CGF) is now the UK’s leading c... Read more

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for a fundraiser looking to broaden their skillset and take on an eventual management role.

The Child Growth Foundation supports children and adults with rare growth disorders along with their families, and funds research into the causes and management of growth and endocrine conditions. We have an active membership and hold an annual convention to bring together families and medical experts.

We are looking for a highly-motivated individual who is passionate about people, to help fundraise to increase our income, and to drive our social media marketing, increasing awareness of our charity and building up relationships with medical professionals, to ensure we are reaching as many people in need of support as possible.

Your communication skills will be excellent, and you will have experience of working within the charity sector.  You must have experience of project management and be focused on meeting deadlines. You will also show attention to detail and can manage your own workload effectively.

You will be using social media as a platform to engage existing members, deliver campaigns and engage new audiences so experience and knowledge in this area is key.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own the management of grants and financial support provided to The Child Growth Foundation. This will include proactive research, identification, and development of relationships with Trust Funds to maximise opportunities and increase income
  • Manage all public Social Media activity including content and campaigns alongside the development and delivery of new social media strategies
  • Oversee and drive fundraising strategy including the distribution of promotional materials to increase awareness and address financial needs
  • Maintain and expand our support network; managing relationships with medical professionals and liaising with external agencies including those within the voluntary sector, media, business contacts, trustees and other stakeholders.

The role is for 25-30 hours pw, with potential to increase to full-time in the future. The role is home-based, applications from any location in the UK will be considered, however there is a requirement to travel to West Midlands/Warwickshire for regular (at least quarterly) meetings. Full job description and keys skills required are attached.

Closing date:  28th January 2018.  Final interview date 9th February, initial interview beforehand, date to be agreed.

Please apply online with your CV and covering letter. 

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