37.5 hours per week
St Gemma’s Hospice is one of the leading hospices in the UK. The Hospice provides expert palliative and end of life care, in a quality environment, for thousands of local people each year. It’s a prominent and respected charity at the heart of the local community with a large range of specialist services to support patients, their families and friends.
Working for St Gemma’s can offer a rewarding career in a friendly environment. Over 250 staff across a 4 acre site, Retail Hub and large chain of charity shops work together to ensure that patients and their families have the best possible experience and receive the highest quality of care, totally free of charge.
St Gemma’s has a fundraising target of over £6 million per year. A self-motivated individual is required to work as part of our busy, dynamic and successful team.
As Senior Fundraiser (Events), you will lead the development and implementation of plans to increase donations to St Gemma’s Hospice in line with the Hospice’s Income Generation Strategy. You will be responsible for the efficient management of large scale events and fundraising initiatives for the Hospice. Previous experience in fundraising, event management and management is essential for the role. Experience of working with volunteers is desirable. You will need excellent computer, communication and presentation skills.
It is essential that you have the ability to plan effectively and meet tight deadlines. You will be responsible for a large financial target for both yourself and the members of staff you line manage which will involve providing income reports for your line manager as well as managing your expenditure budgets. Excellent time management is essential in this role due to the large workload and demanding supporter database.
You must be able to work flexible hours (including evenings and weekends). Ability to drive and use of a car is essential.
If you are a passionate and committed individual then St Gemma’s wants you to join their team. We offer a competitive benefits package including generous leave entitlement, free on-site parking and subsidised meals.
To discuss this opportunity further please contact Gail Chapman, Head of Fundraising.
Please see our website for further information and to apply online. Please note that we do not accept CVs.
Closing date: 3 October 2021
Interviews: w/c 11 October 2021