Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (Hybrid)
Leeds, West Yorkshire
United Kingdom
£28,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Community Fundraising Officer – North (Newcastle, Leeds and Sheffield) Hybrid working available

The Sick Children’s Trust supports families with sick children giving them somewhere to stay moments away from their seriously ill child’s hospital bedside. Our ‘Homes from Home’ are more than just a place to stay. Our house staff and the warm communal areas make sure that there’s a friendly ear to listen when families need it.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Community Fundraising Officer in the North of England working with our ‘Homes from Home’ based in Newcastle, Leeds and Sheffield. We offer a flexible working pattern with a mix of office (Newcastle or Leeds) and home working available.

Our ideal candidate will already have experience in community fundraising and a good understanding of fundraising at grass roots level. You are looking for opportunities to bring in new initiatives and supporters as well as develop existing fundraising relationships.

You are a brilliant communicator – sensitive and versatile to adapt to your audience and are able to translate our story into rich content and compelling scenarios inspiring people to work with us. Above all, you naturally build rapport to quickly establish relationships and develop innovative partnerships.

You will be equally as comfortable supporting families who stay with us who want to fundraise as you are presenting to a room full of students, a company or potential volunteers. 

No one day will be the same, and this is an important role for the charity as you are the local face and voice of The Sick Children’s Trust on the ground. You know who the key influencers in your community are (and if you don’t you soon will) and you will ensure they understand what we do so they will want to be associated with the charity.

The Job Description will provide you with more information about the role. If this role sounds like something you will excel in, we’d love to hear from you.

To apply please submit your CV with a covering letter demonstrating out how you meet the criteria set out in the job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications is midday, Thursday 14th July 2022.

First round interviews are planned for 21st July 2022.

Application Instructions

Candidates are asked to demonstrate how they meet the person specification.

More about The Sick Children's Trust

We believe every family with a seriously ill child in hospital should be able to stay together, just minutes from their child’s b... Read more

Refreshed on: 23 June 2022
Closed date: 14 July 2022 at 23:30
Job ref: CFO-JJ
Tags: Fundraising