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Fundraising Officer

Hayle, Cornwall (On-site)
£28,500 per annum

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Job description


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 We are seeking an experienced fundraiser with a passion for our mission to equip our organisation with the financial resources needed to meet our objectives as we work to scale our fundraising by growing our charitable income across all funding streams, maximising supporter engagement and fulfilling fundraising operational duties

This is a new role, joining a small but growing Fundraising and Events Team, and having a real input into our plans and strategies for the future. Reporting to the Head of Operations, the successful candidate will oversee most fundraising income generation activity.

The Fundraising Officer will build positive relationships to secure significant income and develop new relationships with groups, business and individuals, bringing in regular and targeted income through regular donations, fundraising campaigns and events. The ideal candidate will have fundraising experience covering several areas including Individual Giving; Fundraising Appeals/Campaigns as well as experience in managing the operational aspects of fundraising (database, compliance with codes of practice and fundraising regulations, creating fundraising campaigns and ‘asks’). Through this, you will assist the whole organisation in our commitment to showing kindness, raising self-belief, and inspiring hope for the future in the individuals we support. 


Fundraising Overview

  1. Develop, deliver, and monitor a fundraising strategy for The Cinnamon Trust.
  2. Maximise the contributions and connections with local business and individuals.
  3. Coordinate all appeals including The Big Walk across all income and media streams.
  4. Research and utilise new fundraising streams and opportunities such as Payroll Giving, Legacies (with help from The Legacy Officer), in Memory Giving and Online Giving.

Supporter Engagement and Stewardship

  1. Establish systems, procedures, proactive stewardship, and an engagement programme to provide the highest levels of service to The Trust’s supporters.
  2.  To be responsible for thanking all supporters and managing a supporter engagement journey – ensuring that effective processes are in place and driving levels of satisfaction and loyalty.
  3.  Act as the ‘first point of call’ for all fundraising volunteers and maintaining excellent communication with supporters throughout these processes, in conjunction with other teams.
  4.  Develop and implement Fundraising groups across the UK

Database Management

  1. To ensure efficient, appropriate data capture and analysis for the purpose of effective stewardship, fundraising and communications.
  2.  Maintain data management standards, assisting with the implementation of processes and policies ensuring best practice is followed.
  3.  Train other staff members to support general fundraising.
  4.  Ensure all records, fundraising data and fundraising administration is kept up to date and all information is GDPR-compliant.
  5.  Reconcile fundraising income with the Finance Manager, including Gift Aid claims, missed, failed payments and Direct Debit cancellations.

 Individual Giving

  1. Develop an Individual Giving and Acquisition strategy that drives growth for individual giving across multi-channel campaigns and initiatives.
  2. Lead the growth of CT100 monthly giving.
  3. Work with the Press and PR Manager on fundraising communication and to ensure donors are kept up to date on the difference their support makes.

Fundraising Appeals and Campaigns

  1. Work alongside teams and PR and Communications Manager to promote The Cinnamon Trust.
  2. Establish a corporate fundraising strategy with an accompanying narrative, alongside the PR and Communications Manager.
  3. Tailor campaigns and appeals for different audiences and supporters alongside PR and Communications Manager to target corporates; smaller local businesses and individuals

Staff and Volunteers

  1. Support with recruiting fundraising volunteers as appropriate.
  2.  Work closely with Head of Operations and PR and Communications Manager  to ensure all fundraising is coordinated.

Wider organisational responsibilities

  1. Read and adhere to all policies and procedures.
  2. Lead on applications to charitable trusts or statutory bodies with support from the Head of Operations.
  3. Undertake responsibilities associated with being a member of The Cinnamon Trust
  4. Perform all the duties required by the post in line with The Trust’s ethos and values statement, its commitment to a policy of equal opportunity and its aim of serving the community in a caring and practical manner.
  5. Carry out other duties as agreed by the Chief Executive Officer.
  6. In agreement with your line manager, pursue a personal programme of learning and development to enhance your skills and performance.

Together with such additional general duties as the Employer shall reasonably require, having regard to the needs of the Employer’s business as a Charitable Trust.




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Refreshed on: 04 June 2024
Closing date: 19 June 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Admin, Campaigning, Communications, PR, Fundraising

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