£25,000 to £28,000 depending upon experience


Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust taking the reins to support and engage new and existing supporters, using all elements of the fundraising mix.

Do you have a passion for fundraising and experience of working with a range of Trusts and Foundations?

Do you have experience of managing and delivering projects and a passion for heritage?

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic fundraiser to join our efficient and friendly team and be part of delivering ambitious fundraising plans to future proof the Severn Valley Railway.

The successful candidate will be target-driven, and highly organised, have outstanding verbal and written communication skills, have an inquisitive and creative approach and be a proactive and enthusiastic completer finisher. You will be able to demonstrate previous success within the areas of fundraising and project management.

This is your chance to join an amazing local charity that is committed to safeguarding the Severn Valley Railway whilst further developing your skills.

In 2012 the Charitable Trust was established to help future proof this much loved major tourist attraction, and six years on we have raised circa £4 million to help safeguard this historic West Midlands asset. We are now embarking on our next chapter, to raise £10 million, would you like to come on board?

Hours: 3 days per week.

Please email your CV and a covering letter outlining what experience you would bring to the role.

Closing date for applications is 18th February 2019, with interviews to be held on the 20th February 2019.