About the role:
The role of fundraising officer is a crucial one, engaging local communities to maximise income generation by developing a plan to gain more supporters, as well as developing and maintaining such relationships through effective communication, partnership working and stewardship.
You will provide fundraising and administrative support and will have a hands-on role within a busy fundraising team, focussing on supporting CRM activity, individual giving, stewardship, and events.
Duties of the role include, but are not limited to:
Develop an annual plan to maximise income from community fundraising and individual giving
Implement an ongoing campaign to attract, recruit and retain community fundraisers and individual givers
Maintain a research programme to identify and approach potential corporate partners and supporters
Ensure that all community fundraisers, supporters, corporate partners and event participants receive an excellent standard of customer care and feel that their contribution is recognised, valued and actively acknowledged to encourage and develop long term relationships
Develop and nurture relationships with all community fundraisers and supporters including providing support, advice and motivation to help ensure their fundraising is successful
Oversee and develop the charity’s events programme and recruit participants
Maintain accurate income and expenditure records for each event to ensure events are organised cost effectively and within agreed budget
Work with the PR and Marketing Team to develop fundraising materials suitable for the different target groups and that they are recognised on our social media channels
Please note that this is not a fully exhaustive list
A good general level of education including GCSE English and Maths
Experience of communicating with a wide range of individuals and organisations and across a variety of channels or media
Experience of using a fundraising or commercial CRM database
Experience of building supporter/customer relationships
Good IT skills including using word, excel and outlook packages
Experience of working in a charity or fundraising environment
An understanding of digital and social media channels
Basic understanding of fundraising regulations, data protection and best practice in capturing and recording data
Please in your cover letter outline how your skills, experiences and interests make you suitable for the role of Fundraising Officer. You should refer to the JD and Person Specification to aid you with this.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.