Liverpool, Merseyside (On-site)
£25,000 - £30,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Community and Events Fundraiser

About Zoë’s Place

We’re incredibly proud of our hospices. We provide respite and palliative care to children aged 0 – 5 years old with life limiting or life-threatening illnesses, with our team of specialist nurses offering 24-7 care and support.
We’ve created a safe, caring and fun place, where parents know that their child will receive the best care possible – a home away from home.

In order to continue with our specialist work, we need to secure new and sustainable income growth, alongside delivering exceptional supporter care to our existing donors.

Overall aim of the role

Working with the Head of Fundraising, develop a strategy to deliver a new and sustainable Community & Events program in order to meet and exceed individual fundraising targets.

Research, identify and develop opportunities within the community to develop long term supporter engagement and continued income growth.

Key Responsibilities of the post

  • Meet and exceed agreed fundraising targets for Community & Events Fundraising at Zoë’s Place Liverpool
  • Working with a prospecting income pipeline, ensure accurate and timely financial forecasting, identifying risk to income and mitigating accordingly
  • Research, plan, develop, execute and evaluate a portfolio of community and events fundraising activity to include but not exclusive to; groups, third parties and schools
  • Research and propose new events activity by producing a business case for investment
  • Develop and grow an ongoing portfolio of virtual events
  • Updating accurate income and expenditure reports as required
  • Work with third parties to ensure they feel valued, engaged and continue to support Zoë’s Place as their charity of choice
  • Deliver an outstanding consistent supporter engagement journey experience across community and events fundraising
  • Recruit, support and manage volunteers in order to support the Community & Events program
  • Maintain effective communication and collaboration with other members of staff in order to maximise fundraising opportunities and ‘cross sell’ community & events fundraising
  • Whilst adhering to GDPR understand the functionality of our donorflex database and ensure accurate and timely recording
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by the Head of Fundraising, Director of Income Generation or Executive Trustee

Experience and skills

  • Demonstrable experience of achieving stretching fundraising targets from both Community & Events Fundraising
  • Experience of managing a prospecting income pipeline and risk mitigation
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to analyse information making proposals and decisions accordingly
  • Have an up to date knowledge and understanding of Charity Law, Institute of Fundraising Guidelines and best practices
  • Be conversant with the Fundraising Regulator Codes of Practice
  • Must have full driving license


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Posted on: 13 January 2022
Closed date: 26 January 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 000388
Tags: Fundraising