Birmingham, West Midlands

£22,000 - £25,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time

About the organisation

Deafblind UK is a membership organisation of, and governed by, people who are deafblind or have both a sight and hea... Read more

Job Description

We are expanding our wonderful fundraising team and seeking an engaging and proactive, Regional Fundraising Officer, to be home based within the Birmingham area and covering the West Midlands and surrounding areas. 

The Role

This exciting opportunity will be key in developing new fundraising initiatives and projects whilst recruiting, engaging, managing and developing community & corporate fundraising supporters to maximise long term, sustainable income for the charity.

Within your region of the West Midlands you will be liaising with, identifying and nurturing key supporters (groups, individuals, and organisations) to raise awareness and income for the Charity.

There is no average day in this role - its challenging, committed and fast paced. You will have targets to meet and although lone working you will be supported by colleagues and management whilst knowing that ultimately you are making a real positive difference to individuals with sight and hearing loss. 

About You

Ideally you will have a good understanding, knowledge or practical experience of the Community Fundraising sector and key trends within it. You will be a passionate and confident engager, with a natural flair to build relationships for key funding opportunities whilst communicating clearly and assertively with a wide range of people at all levels.You will also have the drive and determination to succeed in a targeted role and the creativity to ensure funders and key stakeholders are well informed about the importance of our charity’s work.

You will need to be a driver with own transport and able to travel independently across the West Midlands and surrounding area. 

You will have a keen, confident and hard working attitude, alongside sharing our organisation values such as caring, empathy, integrity and professionalism, which all make up the unique charity we are today. 

Does this sound like you?  then we want to hear for you ... apply today