Penarth, Cardiff
£23,440 - £26,044 per year
Contract, 9 months, Full-time
Job description

Title: Community Fundraiser - Central & Wales

Salary: £23,440 - £26,044 pa

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract of 9 months

Based: Cardiff & The Vale Hospice and home based with regular travel

Closing date: 27th June at 23:59 hrs

This is your opportunity to join a successful community fundraising team, where your work will include building and developing fundraising relationships in the community, by providing excellent stewardship and support to our Fundraising Groups and volunteers, in order to increase income and deliver the agreed Community Fundraising strategy.

A key element of your role will be to support, develop and inspire volunteers and fundraising groups to ensure our local fundraising activity is as effective as possible in delivering the maximum income in your area for local campaigns as well as national campaigns, dealing with enquiries from supporters and representing the charity across Wales and the Central region.

The nature of fundraising activity requires flexibility and in return for your commitment to evening and weekend work, we will strive to help you enjoy a strong work life balance.

Additionally, although your main base will be at Cardiff & Vale Hospice, the role will involve lots of travel therefore you should have a full UK driver's license and access to a vehicle (business insurance will be required).

What we are looking for:
- Recent and relevant experience in a similar role
- Knowledge of fundraising principles, methods and procedures
- Experience of recruiting and managing volunteers and fundraising groups
- Superb customer service skills with the ability to provide excellent stewardship
- A talent for building and nurturing great working relationships
- A flexible approach and positive outlook are essential
- Experience of raising funds in a community setting and coordinating collections
- An engaging and inspiring individual
- Well organised with sound office skills

What's in it for you:
- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Continuous development
- Industry leading training programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible Working

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.

About Us

Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We're a passionate, committed, and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance, and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows our daffodil, but it's our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.

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Posted on: 01 June 2021
Closed date: 27 June 2021
Job ref: 1218
Tags: Fundraising