This is a new and exciting role, which comes during a period of development and growth for Share. We are looking for an enthusiastic Corporate and Community Fundraiser who can join our vibrant and committed team, to develop and deliver a fundraising strategy for Share. You’ll manage a range of events to raise funds and awareness of Share within the SW London community. You’ll help businesses and service providers get to know us, and you’ll develop relationships with local community groups, including places of worship, schools, rotary clubs, and more. As well as generating financial support from local businesses, you’ll inspire people to get involved with Share by organising events that are fun and that engage Share students, their families, our staff, volunteers and other supporters. Your initial challenge is to raise £25,000 in your first year to fund our work.
Who we are looking for
Our ideal candidate would have experience of community fundraising and building relationships with diverse stakeholders. You’ll have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to write well, manage a busy workload and have excellent organisational, administrative, and project management skills. You’ll be a confident and creative “people” person, who can develop and implement successful community fundraising strategies.
At Share, we’re passionate about supporting disabled people to set their own goals for learning and life, and helping them to achieve their potential. The majority of our students are adults with learning disabilities and/or autism. We offer a range of training, employment, personal development, and leisure opportunities that help people to thrive and enjoy life. We’re accredited by the National Autistic Society, and we’re proud to be an Investor in People. Share is a dynamic organisation that needs to be nimble and versatile to adapt to people’s needs. We’re a happy place to work with an emphasis on growing our people at all levels.
How to apply:
Please complete our application form and equal opportunities form which can be downloaded from our website. Please return both by midnight on Wednesday 28th August 2019. Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on Thursday 5th September.
We focus on ability and believe people work best when they feel valued, safe and happy. We do all that we can to make sure that Share is friendly and welcoming to everyone.
This job is subject to two satisfactory references, evidence of qualifications, an enhanced DBS check and providing evidence of right to work in the UK.
We are very much looking forward to receiving your application.
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