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Development Officer – Hounslow Giving
Salary: £34,750 pro rata (including outer London weighting)
Hours: 28 hours per week (4 days)
Contract Type: Fixed term (potential for extension subject to funding)
Based at: Hounslow CAN Mezzanine
Closing date for applications: 18 July 2019
Interviews will be held on 26 & 29 July 2019.
Are you passionate about making a difference to local communities? Do you want to be a key part in shaping a key project from start to finish? In addition to seeing the big picture, do you have a proven track record of building partnerships and acting together?
Hounslow Giving is a new place-based giving initiative that brings together Hounslow’s residents, community and voluntary organisations, businesses, funders and other key stakeholders to raise funds and engage volunteers to reduce poverty and inequality and support local good causes in Hounslow. We are passionate about unlocking Hounslow’s potential and transforming the lives of residents by building on local community assets and leveraging the money, talent and time for the benefit of residents.
We are currently recruiting a Development Officer who will be responsible for developing and enhancing relationships with corporate and small businesses, residents, and the public and voluntary sectors. The post holder will also be required to work with the Hounslow Giving Steering Group to establish clear strategy and systems to make Hounslow Giving a trusted and successful initiative for bringing new resources into Hounslow.
We are looking for someone who is: dynamic, a self-starter and able to work independently, able to think strategically, and understands corporate and small businesses on the one hand and community needs on the other. Must be able to: develop systems to ensure a transparent and trusted fundraising platform to mobilise money, time and expertise towards local good causes; a good communicator to raise awareness of the initiative and develop strategic relationships with businesses and key partners. The right person could come from a broad background including private sector and someone who enjoys challenges and problem solving.
Please complete the application form and return to Gurpreet Rana, her email address is on the application form.