RG7, Reading
£23,000.0 - £26,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
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Job description

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.

For further information please download the job and person spec attached.

Application process:

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.  Please also complete the attached equal opportunities Monitoring Form

Applications will not be considered without an accompanying statement.

Closing date:     30th April 2021        

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.

Additional documents
Equal Opportunities Staff Monitoring form (.docx)
Job and Person Specification (.doc)
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Posted on: 08 April 2021
Closing date: 30 April 2021
Tags: Fundraising

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