Leeds, West Yorkshire
£21,000 - £24,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


Leeds Mencap are seeking a talented and passionate Fundraising and Communications Officer to help us increase our income, develop our social media presence and engage with our supporters.

You may have worked in another area of fundraising or have transferable skills from a different role, including volunteering opportunities. You must have the enthusiasm, creativity and communication skills to engage with people from a range of different audiences and get involved with a variety of different projects and initiatives.

You’ll be a self-starter who can manage their own workload and be willing to get stuck in during this exciting time for Leeds Mencap. We’re a small team so you’ll be involved in all areas of fundraising and communications – this could be writing trust applications, supporting community groups with their fundraising, doing challenge events promotion and writing content for a variety of different materials, including social media.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an ambitious and developing local charity and to make a positive difference to the lives of children and young people with learning disabilities across Leeds.

The closing date for this role is 30th April 2021

Interviews are scheduled to take place on the 11th and 13th May 2021

Any offer of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, right to work checks and two acceptable references.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted. Currently our application forms request  information around an applicant’s current salary. We are aware of current debates relating to potential bias around salary information and so are reviewing our procedure. In the meantime provision of this information is optional and these details are not taken into account during the process of recruitment or offering a position with the charity.

No agency applications please.

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Posted on: 06 April 2021
Closing date: 30 April 2021
Tags: Communications, PR, Fundraising
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