Job Title: Community Fundraiser
Salary: £23,440 - £28,000 per annum
Hours/Contract: Full Time - 35 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Based: Dorset - Home Based. Travel required.
Closing date: 28th August 2022
Interview date: TBC
Want a job that makes a real difference?
As a Community Fundraiser, you'll be the face of Marie Curie in the community. Your role will be to support, develop and inspire volunteers and fundraising groups to ensure our local fundraising activity is as effective as possible.
This will involve engagement with community groups, corporates, fundraising groups and through in-memory giving, and working with those groups and individuals to help Marie Curie grow its fundraising income and local profile.
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
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:
- A talent for building and nurturing great working relationships
- An understanding of fundraising principles, methods and procedures
- Adaptability and resilience
- Great customer service skills with the ability to provide excellent stewardship
- A creative problem solver with a can-do attitude
- Organisation and prioritisation skills
- An engaging and inspiring individual with a passion for making a difference
What's in it for you:
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Continuous development
- Leading training programmes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible Working
Maire Curie is a learning organisation that supports staff to develop their knowledge and skills in a role and to access continued professional & personal development. In Fundraising, this includes a fully funded level 3 Fundraising Apprenticeship supporting professionals to further develop their skills in raising funds and awareness of our services. You will learn commercially-focused fundraising methods and relationship-building approaches, build fundraising plans and use various communication methods to engage with the wider organisation. A great start to your career at Marie Curie.
Please include a cover letter when applying.
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.
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.