Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

£22000 - £27000 per annum



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Job Description

Fundraising Officer -Disability Charity - Huddersfield (Full time)
Salary: £22,000 - £27,000 per annum
Start Date: January 2019

Our client, a Yorkshire based charity are offering an exciting opportunity for a Fundraising Officer to join their team. This outstanding charity run purpose built settings for both children and adults with profound disabilities across the West and South Yorkshire.

As a Fundraising Officer you will work closely with the Head of Fundraising and the wider fundraising team to play an integral role in the division of the fundraising strategy and to ensure income targets are met through the development of new and existing partnerships. The role will involve managing existing partnerships to maintain and encourage on-going support. You will also initiate and organise fundraising and profile raising events on behalf of the charity.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have previous fundraising/account management/sales experience and have a proven track record in meeting financial targets, however applicants not in the charity sector with relevant experience are more than welcome to apply. Excellent communication and networking skills are essential along with the ability to develop and maintain relationships with key donors. You must be able to work in a collaborative way, developing and maintaining positive relationships whilst treating people with empathy and respect. Also experience of engaging and working with vulnerable children and adults would be an advantage.

You will ideally have a recognised fundraising qualification and be a member of the IOF.
Access to your own transport is essential.

In return you will have the pleasure of working within a small, friendly team where the work you deliver will directly impact the quality of life for vulnerable children and adults. The charity also offers Free parking, Staff Discount Scheme, Flexible working arrangements and Training and Development opportunities.

If you would like further details about this fantastic role please contact Shabnam Farooq or Leanne Roberts on the fundraising team on 0113 220 7540. Alternatively, you can send me a copy of your up to date CV to apply at [email protected]

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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