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Regional Community Fundraiser

£23,170.8 per year
Part-time (22.5 per week)
Job description

Regional Community Fundraiser – North East England 

  • Ideal locations include Newcastle, Carlisle, Durham to allow travel across North East England. 
  • 22.5 hours per week
  • Working pattern to be agreed (with occassional evening or weekends)

About Us
The Fire Fighters Charity offers specialist, lifelong support for members of the UK fire services community, empowering individuals to achieve mental, physical and social wellbeing throughout their lives.  

We provide confidential, personalised support to the whole of the fire services community, whether that’s at our centres, over the phone, online or out in communities.

We are looking for an experienced Fundraiser to join our national team who can inspire the diverse communities across the North East of England to unite support for their fire community. 

The Benefits
As an Employee of the Charity, we pride ourselves on ensuring you have great employee benefits along with a caring and supportive working environment.

  • Salary of £23,170 per annum (equivilent £38,618 FTE)
  • £3,400 p/a Car Allowance (Ts & Cs apply)
  • Pension: 8% pension contributions (All pension contributions are paid by the Charity on your behalf. No employee contribution is required, though can be made through a salary sacrifice scheme)
  • Paid Annual leave: 25 days’ holiday rising to 27 plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)
  • Life assurance: 3 x basic salary
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and other support tools

The Role
Building relationships with the fire and rescue services in your area, you’ll become an integral part of the local fire services community. You’ll join a nation-wide team of inspiring and innovative fundraisers, working collaboratively to secure the much-needed income for the Charity. 

Helping to coordinate events, support fundraising initiatives and implement new ideas, you’ll support your people, stations, and offices to raise awareness of the Charity and achieve and exceed income targets, as well as working with local businesses and people to maximise our fundraising potential.

By generating the income, we need to realise our ambitions you will help us to be there for even more members of the fire and rescue community.

This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure and Barring Services Check.

About You
We’re looking for an enthusiastic and innovative fundraiser to join our team, full of ideas and a positive attitude.

You’ll need excellent business and project planning skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and adapt your communication style to your audience.

You’ll be responsible for maximising the potential fundraising income from every initiative you support, so you must be able to effectively engage with multiple stakeholders and build strong networks.

You’ll also be able to support and inspire our volunteers, ensuring that these vital links between our Charity and the fire and rescue services are happy and fulfilled in their roles.

Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, you’ll be an excellent communicator with exceptional organisational skills and a ‘can do’ attitude.

How to apply
More information about us and the role can be found on our website.

Please apply online, via our recruitment portal. 

We reserve the right to close this role early should we receive a sufficient number of applications. Due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to contact applicants who are not shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful this time.

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The Fire Fighters Charity View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500

We offer specialist, lifelong support for members of the UK fire services community, empowering individuals to live happier and healthier lives

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Posted on: 20 May 2024
Closed date: 03 June 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Campaigning, Communications, PR, Fundraising, Marketing, Volunteer Management

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