Shrewsbury, Shropshire
£21000 pro rata
Permanent, Part-time, 22.5 hours per week
Job description

Lingen Davies Cancer Fund exists to make a positive difference to lives affected by cancer in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, and Mid Wales. Our charity was launched in 1979 as the Cobalt Appeal; an appeal that raised funds to bring cancer services to Shropshire for the very first time. Since then, we have raised an estimated £20 million, in today’s money, to support local services, and over 85,000 people have benefitted from projects we have supported. Our work is focused in three key areas: cancer prevention and early diagnosis, excellent treatment delivered locally, and living well with and beyond cancer.

To support our ambitions, we want to increase and diversify our income, so we are seeking an exceptional Communications and Fundraising Officer to help us to grow our income, develop our social media presence and engage with our fundraising supporters. We are exceptionally lucky to have a strong base of support in our community, and we want to increase the reach, and nurture existing relationships throughout the region.

Our new Communications and Fundraising Officer will be enthusiastic, creative and able to work with people from all walks of life. They will have a genuine interest in using their verbal and written communications skills to help us support people with cancer in our community. They will be collaborative and appreciative of the charity’s history and values as they embrace and develop new projects.

The first priority for this role will be to support our existing supporters, and to strengthen our communications on all social media platforms to gain new supporters. The role will be varied, and will include representing the charity to our supporters in the communities we serve.  In current conditions there is a requirement for some working from home.

If you think you can help us make a positive difference to lives affected by cancer in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, and Mid Wales, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Helen Knight, Development Manager - See application form for contact details. 

Following a shortlisting process, Job Interviews will take place on Monday 22nd March 2021 via Teams between the hours of 1200 – 1400 for a team session. Followed in the afternoon/evening  with a competency based interview approx 45 minutes. 

Refreshed on: 27 February 2021
Closed date: 15 March 2021
Tags: Communications, PR, Fundraising

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.