Corporate Partnerships Fundraiser
Up to £31,000 per annum + benefits (including 25 days annual leave and pension)
Leatherhead, Surrey (flexible working options available).
We are looking to appoint an experienced fundraiser to secure new corporate partnerships to help fund the growth of our care services, and to build relationships with companies to help them achieve their CSR goals.
Reporting to the Corporate and Community Fundraising Manager, you will be part of a team to drive Rainbow Trust’s Corporate income, building and maintaining the pipeline through effective networking, prospecting, and stewardship. You will be responsible for a varied and fulfilling portfolio of accounts to whom you will become a main contact and provide excellent corporate account management. Some accounts raising six figure sums, to whom you will become a main contact and provide excellent account management.
You will work collaboratively towards a ‘one team one target’ approach across the Fundraising and Engagement department and ensure that the use of technology is maximized and all processes are subject to continuous improvement.
This is an excellent opportunity to maintain a breadth of fundraising experience to position yourself for future fundraising roles with increased responsibility.
What we’re looking for:
Friendly, enthusiastic and socially-focused – you quickly connect with others and build effective working relationships. An ability to empathise and communicate effectively about our work with children and families is key. You are naturally warm with a sincere appreciation for people and how they are each uniquely motivated
A motivating, empathetic and persuasive communicator – you will enjoy preparing and presenting high-quality presentations
Knowledge of the principles that underpin good customer care – you adhere to established guidelines, policies and procedures, and provide excellent relationship management
You thrive working in a busy environment on multiple priorities simultaneously – results-oriented and a fast learner, you respond quickly to pressure and a changing environment.
Confident use of MSOffice and some experience of using a database – you have strong attention to detail, are comfortable working with data, and produce high quality accurate work.
Applications will be particularly welcome from those who have experience of building relationships and raising income – working to secure new business and providing exceptional account management.
What we offer:
We have a range of fantastic benefits that we offer our employees, this includes:
· Flexible working hours to balance home and working life
· Access to the Blue Light Card Scheme, and other rewards and discounts
· Time off in lieu
· Bike to work, season ticket loan and payroll giving schemes
· Family friendly policies, focused on employee wellbeing, and an active cross-organisational wellbeing group running a number of initiatives throughout the year
· Pension scheme (we will contribute 5% of your salary and you will contribute at least 3%)
· The option to buy/sell annual leave, as well as additional leave for your birthday, wedding/civil ceremony and half day Christmas shopping
· A recommend a friend recruitment referral bonus
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity enables families who have a child with a life-threatening or terminal illness to make the most of time together, providing expert, practical and emotional support, where they need it for as long as it is needed.
How to Apply:
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to us via the link.
Closing date: 15 December 2023
Interview dates to be confirmed
Your covering letter should highlight why your application should be considered above others, and clearly state how your experience matches the essential criteria outlined in the Person Specification.
Interviews will take place at our Head Office in Leatherhead. We will only contact those applicants who have been successful.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this post.
Rainbow Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment.
Rainbow Trust is an equal opportunities employer and a Best Companies One-Star rated organisation. Registered Charity No: 1070532