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Job Title: Fundraising Development Officer
Job Category: Fundraising, Trust, Major Donor, Corporate
Fundraising Development Officer
The Frozen Ark project
The Frozen Ark Project seeks an outstanding individual for the exciting new position of Fundraising Development Officer. The post holder will play a pivotal role within the project and will work in close partnership with the Frozen Ark Interim Director and Project officer and report back to the board of Trustees, in addition to liaising with a wide range of external organisations. The Frozen Ark is a registered charity based at the University of Nottingham, whose mission is to safeguard the genetic material of animal species facing extinction for the benefit of conservation and for future generations, by providing infrastructure, expertise, partnership and coordination for endangered animal biobanking. The main focus of the role is to raise significant funds, which are vital to the continued functioning of the charity, and to help the project reach its proposed targets. Applicants should have demonstrable track record in trust/foundation, major donor and/or corporate fundraising, a general understanding of science and research, and good writing, communication and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will also be passionate about the project and its goals and eager to investigate new fundraising strategies including in collaboration with other team members. Applicants can be required to travel as part of the role, which will include meeting potential donors. Position will be based at the University of Nottingham but there is flexibility for home-based work.
This post is part-time (75% FTE = 21 hours a week), available immediately and fixed term for 18 months. This is a Heritage Lottery Funded post.
Salary: £23,751 (total for the 18 month period)
Date post advertised: 19/11.2018
Closing date: 19/12/2018
Interview Date: To be arranged
Start Date: Early January
The Frozen Ark Project reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
The Frozen Ark Project is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity. Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented people from diverse backgrounds.
Please see below for the full job description and person specification.
To carry out Trust, Foundation, Major Donor and/or Corporate Fundraising on behalf of the Frozen Ark to secure significant income in support of the charity's strategic priorities, and by providing advice, guidance and support, and leading projects within this area. This is a new and challenging role and is suited to an experienced development professional with a demonstrable fundraising track record.
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Desirable Criteria (if appropriate)