Wolverhampton, West Midlands
£24,866 - £31,634 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic individual to join our Community and Events Fundraising team. The successful candidate will be expected to generate income by engaging the local community through a varied programme of relationship focussed activities, events, products and campaigns. We are looking for someone who has the drive and determination to support the rest of the team to deliver success, both through income growth and excellent donor stewardship.

Role requirements:

  • To generate income and raise the profile of Compton Care by organising and marketing mass participation events as well as our agreed third-party event and activity programme.
  • To engage with supporters and event participants, developing long term fundraising relationships by providing gold standard stewardship in order to maximise income opportunities.
  • Work with the Community and Events Manager to develop and implement the Community and Events Fundraising Strategy through effective local area planning and identification of key audiences.
  • Achieve an agreed income target and seek out opportunities to develop new relationships, events, initiatives and toolkits to exceed those targets where possible.
  • To report on budgets and areas of activity for Community and Events fundraising, taking action to rectify any variances.
  • Grow our supporter base and ensure that all contacts and communications are recorded in a compliant manner on Compton’s CRM fundraising database, establishing excellent record keeping so that contact with supporters/event participants is appropriate.
  • Proactively use the appropriate marketing and social media platforms to build the profile of Community and Events Fundraising at Compton Care. Work with PR and Marketing team or external agencies (where appropriate) to achieve this.
  • Produce robust event and campaign reports and evaluations to inform future strategies, identify areas for improvement and recommendations.
  • Seek out stories and case studies to use in campaigns by developing relationships with clinical colleagues, spending time with services and speaking to patients and their families ensuring a sensitive and compassionate approach.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

We are looking for an experienced fundraising professional who has previously worked in a community and/or events fundraiser role (preferably managing mass participation events). The successful candidate will have experience in delivering great supporter experiences as well as using supporter journeys to build long lasting and productive relationships. You will have previous experience of managing and delivering a fundraising income and expenditure budget as well as setting and working to budgets, targets and plans.

We are looking for someone who has excellent communication and presentation skills, who will use these skills to offer gold standard supporter experience. It is essential that you are able to manage a complex and demanding workload through great planning and organisational skills. As no two days are ever the same in this rewarding role. We are looking for someone with excellent IT skills, knowledge of fundraising databases, and previous experience of marketing fundraising events or campaigns (including using digital and social media). We are also looking for someone who has previous experience of managing and recruiting volunteers.

Interested applicants should be able to evidence how they meet the criteria outlined in the job description and person specification.

Closing Date:  23 November 2021

Interviews week commencing: 6 December 2021

More about Compton Care
About
Compton Care

For more than 35 years, Compton Care has been supporting people across the Black Country and beyond to live the best life possible. Read more

Refreshed on: 09 November 2021
Closed date: 23 November 2021
Tags: Fundraising