Guildford, Surrey
£18,038 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Corporate Partnerships Support Officer
Location: Guildford HQ (GU1)
Hours: Full-Time, 35h per week (part-time hours will be considered for the right candidate) 
£18,038 per annum


The Role:

Challengers is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join our committed and passionate Fundraising Team as a Corporate Partnerships Support Officer. As part of the role, you will support the Fundraising Team in a variety of projects, appeals and campaigns in order to maximise the fundraised income the Charity receives.

You will work to increase Challengers' profile across Surrey, Hampshire and neighbouring counties by researching and developing new opportunities and existing supporters. If you already have some fundraising experience or are looking to kick-start a new career with a local and reputable Charity - don't wait, apply now! 

As part of the role, your duties will include (but are not limited to):

- Assisting with the organisation and delivery of fundraising events or activities 
- Working as part of the team to achieve the Fundraising Team's targets
- Keeping track of all the contacts, activities, leads and funds raised
- Developing new effective relationships with a range of Corporate Supporters
- Providing clear and effective communication to all supporters and prospective supporters 

We are looking for somebody who is: 

- Able to adapt their communication style to different target audiences
- Organised and able to work on their own or as part of a team
- Excellent at producing clear and concise reports, and effective promotional material
- Able to travel and work flexibly outside of the conventional working hours (this role will require some evening and weekend work) 
- Exceptional at building a rapport and effective relationships with a diverse group of supporters 

The Charity:

Challengers is a charity with an excellent reputation delivering Play and Leisure services to over 1,400 disabled children and young people across the South East. At Challengers, disabled children and young people play, relax, make friends and truly feel that they belong. At the same time, families with disabled children can use these short breaks to pursue ‘ordinary’ activities such as shopping or spending time with their other children.

Why be a Corporate Partnerships Support Officer with Challengers?

Challengers has recently been awarded an employer’s rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars on Glassdoor! Recent employees have said:

- "The training offered is high quality and everyone that works at Challengers has such a positive and inspiring outlook"
- "Challengers really makes my job as a Fundraiser so easy as its just such a wonderful place, full of support and smiles"
- "Like working in a large, fun family"

What we offer!

Location: Guildford HQ (GU1)
Hours: Full-Time, 35h per week (part-time hours will be considered for the right candidate) 
£18,038

Regular FREE training provided, NEST Pension, Health Care Cash Plan available, Free Parking and Free DBS, 20 Days’ Holiday, plus Bank Holidays and extra leave between Christmas and New Year, annual leave increases with service.

Safeguarding:

Challengers is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the organisation.

Early application is encouraged as we regularly review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

This position could be suitable for applicants seeking any of the following role types: Fundraiser, Corporate Fundraiser, Partnerships Officer, Development Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Assistant, Community Fundraiser, Communications Officer, Charity Fundraiser, Charity Fundraising Officer.

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Posted on: 20 September 2019
Closing date: 20 October 2019
Job ref: HKUIE0111/GW-RD-CC
Tags: Fundraising
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