Thrive is a national charity using Social &Therapeutic Horticulture (STH) to make a positive impact in people’s lives. We have offices in London, Reading and Birmingham.
We are looking to recruit an experienced and determined Fundraising Officer to be based at our Reading Office on a permanent basis. We are looking for someone who is a creative thinker, resourceful and proactive and a good communicator.
You should have experience of identifying and growing income for charities, across a variety of streams.
You will need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of the fundraising environment and regulatory framework in the voluntary sector is essential for this role.
This role requires organisation, flexibility and understanding of the issues affecting people with disabilities, ill-health and long-term conditions.
Key areas of work will include:
- Individual donors
- Committed donors
- Company giving
- Community groups
- Thrive events
Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, the Fundraising Officer will formulate and deliver strategic and operational plans to establish and grow unrestricted/core income for the charity. You will be working towards financial targets and will be working closely with the wider fundraising team to ensure targets are met and that key relationships are developed.
Appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service. Thrive complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from working for Thrive.
Please send an up to date CV and an accompanying statement explaining how you meet the person specification and what you can bring to Thrive, to Stacey Lewis.
Applications will not be considered without an accompanying statement.
Interviews: W/C 23/11/2020
For further information please contact Stacey Lewis
Thrive are a Disability Confident Employer and as such we are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people and will offer an interview to give you the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at an interview, if you declare that you have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the job,).
By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competency as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential
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