Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£13,200 per annum (FTE £22,000)
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Fundraiser - Home Based (Part Time) 
Home & Field Based (covering Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and part of North Yorkshire) 
Working 21 hours per week 

About Us 

We’re Lepra, a UK-based international charity dedicated to beating leprosy. We work directly with communities in Bangladesh, India and Mozambique to find, diagnose and rehabilitate people affected by leprosy. Through raising awareness, pushing for early detection and reducing prejudice, we support people so they can transform their lives. 

In 2017-2018, we reached more than 301,000 people directly through diagnosis, treatment and care. We reached a further 1.7 million people through health education and events to raise awareness of diseases and reduce prejudice. 

We’re working towards a day when leprosy no longer destroys lives and fundraising enables us to continue our important work. We are now looking for a Fundraiser to join us and support fundraising activities throughout the North East. 

The Benefits 

- Salary of £13,200 per annum (FTE £22,000) 
- 26 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays pro rata including 3 days for Christmas shutdown 
- Employee discount scheme 
- Cycle to work scheme 
- Develop your career with a charity that is well-respected in their field 

If you are looking to take on a part time role where you can do some real good, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a charity that’s making a difference on a global scale. 

You will have the chance to play a key role in helping us achieve our ambitious goals to diversify our income streams and grow unrestricted fundraising income. 

Leprosy is a devastating disease that we have been helping to combat since 1924. Fortunately, there is a cure, and this is where you will help to make a real impact, by raising funds and increasing awareness of our inspirational projects. 

The Role 

As a Fundraiser, you’ll drive income generation and increase our profile across communities throughout Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and parts of North Yorkshire. 

In this exciting role, you’ll engage, inspire and develop a new demographic of supporters while retaining our existing loyal supporter base. 

Additionally, you will: 

- Deliver presentations and network with agencies and organisations that may support us 
- Build relationships with prospective supporters within the corporate sector 
- Support the development of our Ambassadors programme 
- Develop stewardship and engagement programmes 

About You 

To join us as a Fundraiser, you’ll need: 

- Experience of building relationships with businesses, volunteers and other fundraisers 
- A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle 
- Great communication and interpersonal skills 
- The ability to work on your own initiative 

Other organisations may call this role Charity Fundraiser, Fundraising Associate, Fundraising Assistant, Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Executive, Corporate Fundraiser, Fundraising Co-ordinator or Community Fundraising Co-ordinator. 

This is a part time role, working 21 hours per week. 

We aim to represent and value the diversity of our local communities through our workforce and service provision. We therefore positively encourage applications, regardless of age, race, religion and belief, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity or disability. 

So, if you’re looking to take on a rewarding role as a Fundraiser, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Posted on: 20 June 2019
Closed date: 20 July 2019
Job ref: HKTEO0108/CC-SE
Tags: Fundraising, Operations