Salary: circa. £32,000 per annum plus company benefits
Location: Home-based covering Yorkshire and Humberside
Hours: Full Time 37 hours per week
Contract Type: 12-month Fixed Term Contract
The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association are recruiting for a Regional Fundraiser to join the Community Fundraising team on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Fundraiser to engage with fundraising individuals and groups across the Yorkshire and Humberside area.
About the role
As a Regional Fundraiser, you will be working with high profile supporters and a fantastic network of voluntary committees. This fast-paced role is full of varied and interesting activities focused around assisting those undertaking high value fundraising and events for the MND Association. In addition, this role takes an active lead in developing fundraising opportunities and contacts across Yorkshire and Humberside to build understanding of the local community, supporting tailored fundraising strategies.
This diverse and exciting role will see you working across community, corporate, trusts, major donor, and legacy fundraising. You will provide advice on how individuals and groups can make the most from their fundraising; Supporting fundraisers to help raise the profile of their event, assist with the legalities, press, media and health and safety elements.
As a dedicated and passionate Regional Fundraiser, you will identify new opportunities and develop, and undertake fundraising activities to help maximise income. You will need to build strong relationships within the local communities; effectively engage with key local supporters, and support within regional branch and volunteer networks to increase and develop fundraising opportunities and raise awareness.
What are we looking for?
Demonstrable experience of working within Community Fundraising, evidence of working with volunteers and experience of motivating and coaching individuals.
Outstanding communication and presentation skills, along with a proven track record in achieving fundraising targets.
The ability to identify and maximise on opportunities to grow and develop income.
A confident, ambitious, and driven individual with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work swiftly and methodically. If you are proactive, excited by new challenges and able to seek out opportunities, this could be a fantastic opportunity for you to join the MND Association Fundraising team!
Please view the attached job description for the full requirements of the role.
This role will involve travel to and across Yorkshire and Humberside and occasional travel further afield as required.
How to apply?
We would love to hear from you and encourage early applications.
If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, apply online now and submit a CV and a supporting statement showing how you meet the following criteria:
- Experience within Community Fundraising: the ability to identify and maximise on opportunities to grow and develop income.
- Experience of working with volunteers.
- The ability to communicate effectively to build and maintain relationships at all levels.
The MND Association was founded in 1979. Our mission is to improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We also fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND. The Association also campaigns and raises awareness so the needs of people with MND, and everyone who cares for them, are recognised, and addressed by wider society.
We operate a hybrid working environment within a flexible office space using the latest technology and digital infrastructure. This, together with a high level of trust and performance driven culture, gives staff the freedom and flexibility to work in the best way for them, the Association and, most importantly, people with MND.
We are committed to equality and value diversity. We are working hard to remove perceived and actual barriers to participation for people with and affected by MND, current and future staff, volunteers, and stakeholders.
The MND Association operates a hybrid working culture and therefore we are open to discussing the possibility of variable hours, remote or home working, flexible start, and finish times etc.
Please submit your application as soon as possible; due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.
Our selection process will be multi-stage; this may include video call screening, psychometric assessments, and competency-based interview/s.
We request that recruitment agencies do not contact us in relation to this role. We work hard to fill our roles directly and if assistance is required, we operate a PSL, which currently closed for review. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies/ head-hunters.