England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
£24,000 per year
Part-time, Temporary, 6 months, Full-time
Job description

Fundraising Officer – 6 months Fixed Term Contract

£24,000 per annum pro rata

Hybrid Location

28 Hours per week

Are you passionate about enabling charities to positively impact people’s lives?

Do you want the chance to be a key part of an organisation’s fundraising strategy?

United Response is currently looking for a proactive and confident individual to join the fundraising team as a Fundraising Officer.

What would you be doing?

As the Fundraising Officer you will be part of our 4 person fundraising team that is responsible for maintaining and expanding the way in which we fundraising, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing our portfolio of events including the London Marathon and Ride London
  • Promoting United Response fundraising’s events
  • Supporting people within the organisation with local fundraising events
  • Helping to ensure that fundraising is done in a compliant manner
  • Working with individual fundraisers and donors to provide a high quality donor journey
  • Assisting with the administration of our Small Sparks scheme
  • Expanding our fundraiser base

What we need from you.

Most importantly we are looking for someone with a passion for charity work and fundraising. As the Fundraising Officer you would need to be comfortable managing a busy workload and have the ability to prioritise to ensure that you can efficiently work towards competing deadlines. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in a variety of different fundraising activity so we need someone who is willing to learn and happy to get involved with all things fundraising at United Response. Strong written and verbal communication skills are vital as you will be responsible for dealing with internal stakeholders and external partners. If you can combine these attributes with substantial experience of working within fundraising this could be the role for you! Previous experience of working with fundraising databases, good research skills or knowledge of event management would be beneficial but is not compulsory.

Who we are

United Response is a leading national charity. We were founded in 1973 with just one service in West Sussex. We now support around 2,000 people, work in 400 locations across England and Wales and employ more than 3,500 staff. We have a great team of people who are passionate about providing care and support. This role will see you providing support to people in their own homes. Our support staff champion the rights of the people we support to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries. In our work we aim to be CREATIVE, STRONG, HONEST, RESPONSIVE and UNITED.

What we offer: Rewards and benefits

In return for your passion and commitment, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 20 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays, pro rata for part time), which increases after 3 and 5 years’ service
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
  • Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
  • Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers
  • Pension Contribution

Memberships and Accreditations – Mindful Employer, Disability Confident, Learning Disability England, Employer Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS), Institute of Fundraising Organisational Member, Registered with Fundraising Regulator and Driving up Quality.

Refreshed on: 04 June 2022
Closed date: 19 June 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: Fundr
Tags: Fundraising