Regular Giving Fundraiser Jobs in Bristol
We are looking for a Senior Individual Giving Executive to project manage a range of Individual Giving campaigns for an incredible childrens charity.
This can be based anywhere across the UK with options for hybrid working.
A passionate long standing charity dedicated to supporting children, parent and carers through adversity with a range of services. They have a staff of around 7000 staff and secured close to 300m last year. Youll be joining a highly respected organisation, known for its supportive and inclusive working culture, offering fantastic benefits including but not limited to, options for flexible working arrangements, 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays with the option to buy more along with a host of family friendly leave options.
Join a supportive, collaborative team of 7 to deliver the development and stewardship campaigns raising over 12m for the charity.
Support Individual Giving Managers on the on-going development of the supporter development & stewardship strategy.
Manage the day to day running of Individual Giving campaigns for regular givers; including appeals, newsletters, raffles, telemarketing, and loyalty emails.
Monitor the budget of the campaigns managed.
Mentor Individual Giving Assistants/Executives, supporting them during their probation and induction period, assessing their on-going
training needs, and providing and implementing training recommendations.
Experience project managing Fundraising campaigns across different media including face to face, telemarketing, direct mail, direct response TV, digital marketing.
Understanding of and an ability to manage and monitor budgets.
Experience of putting together data briefs and an understanding of the principals of data segmentation for use in Fundraising campaigns.
Experience of evaluating the effectiveness of Fundraising campaigns.
Experience of briefing and building relationships with external suppliers.
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful, but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
About the PKD Charity
Founded in 2000, we’re the first and only UK charity solely dedicated to improving the lives of an estimated 70,000 individuals and their families affected by polycystic kidney disease (PKD) in the UK.
PKD is a range of life-threatening inherited conditions that can cause kidney failure and affect other organs in the body such as the liver, brain, heart and bowels. Most people with PKD live with an uncertain prognosis, intermittent pain and infections, and then have to undergo life-saving dialysis or transplant in their 50s. A few babies have a rare form of PKD which results in death during pregnancy or shortly after birth; the surviving children often have to have either a kidney or liver transplant before the age of 10.
We provide reliable, accredited information, advice and personalised support. We raise awareness of the burden of PKD, both clinical and psychosocial. We fund research aimed at understanding more about PKD and the discovery of therapies that will improve quality and longevity of life.
We are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone and encourage applications from all sections of the community.
About the role
The role will be joining the small, committed team at the PKD Charity and presents an exciting opportunity for someone to play a key role in helping make a significant difference to people affected by polycystic kidney disease.
You will be responsible for developing and delivery the fundraising strategy and meeting income targets across various income streams including Community and Events, Corporate, Individual Giving, Legacies and Major Donor fundraising.
We are looking for a committed, highly motivated and creative fundraiser who is confident and excited about working across all areas of fundraising and generating income for a small national charity. As the sole fundraiser at the charity, you will be comfortable working independently.
- Lead on the development and implementation of our fundraising strategy which will maximise income generation from a range of sources including Community and Events, Individual Giving, Legacies, Commemorative Giving, Corporate and Major Donor Fundraising.
- Monitor and evaluate the success of all communications and fundraising activity and to use this learning to inform and shape the future of our activity in this area throughout the organisation.
Community and Events Fundraising
- Market and recruit for a programme of national sports and challenge events including the London Marathon and Great North Run. Supporting our participants to achieve their fundraising targets
- Develop and deliver new and existing fundraising events and activities that will engage with the PKD Charity community.
- Secure new income from community audiences through referrals and introductions from existing supporters and sourcing of new funders within the community, including businesses, social groups, clubs and societies, religious groups and schools.
- Recruit, manage, and develop a network of volunteers to support fundraising activities in communities around the UK and help raise awareness of polycystic kidney disease and the charity.
- Manage the ongoing development and implementation of a regular giving strategy, to maximise unrestricted income, recruit new regular givers and reduce attrition rates.
- Work with the team to support the recently launched legacy fundraising and commemorative giving strategy, to maximise income.
Corporate and Major Donor
- Lead on the cultivation and stewardship of supporters, including the account management of partnerships with businesses.
- Work closely with the Chief Executive to develop relationships with major donors and support the development of a major donor programme.
- Ensure that the organisational CRM database usage is optimised to facilitate major donor fundraising.
- Work with other organisations to maximise joint fundraising opportunities.
- Develop and manage the fundraising budget, ensuring efficient allocation of resources
- Create and maintain income pipelines aligned to income targets, prepare reports and contribute to monthly management information.
- Oversee the development and maintenance of the organisation’s supporter CRM database, ensuring efficient and appropriate data capture and data analysis for the purposes of effective stewardship, fundraising and communications
- Record and acknowledge donations appropriately
- Assist with the organisation of PKD Charity support events when required.
- Lead on the creation and ordering of fundraising materials and resources
- Ensure ethical, best practice and compliant fundraising activities; stay up to speed with best practice within fundraising and the charity sector; identify areas of compliance, new areas of opportunity and innovation within the sector
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Reports to:Senior Fundraising Officer
Location:Remote (UK based) working days but will be required in the Bristol office at least once a week
Length of contract: Permanent , 37 hours per week
Closing date: 9am Monday 18th December
Interviews: 4th – 5th January 2024.
Main Purpose of Post
You will be joining our fantastic Fundraising team who keeps the organisation surviving and thriving by bringing in funding from the smallest individual donor, a high profile corporate partner, or individual major donor. This post holder for this role work across the whole Fundraising team, providing administrative and operational support, including maintaining the fundraising database.
We’re looking for someone with great people skills, as well as drive, initiative and determination. You’ll be diligent with details and accuracy, and have a dynamic approach to your work. You will be a natural problem solver, always looking to improve upon current processed to improve on efficiency.
The post holder will develop and maintain both internal and external contacts and will need a thorough understanding of Women’s Aid’s work.
Duties and Key Responsibilities
Monitor the fundraising inbox, acting as first point of contact for a wide range of enquirers and supporters, including some high profile, maintaining a professional approach at all times.
To process donations through our CRM – working closely with finance and the wider fundraising team
To assist with the implementation of a regular giving strategy, and support with donor communication and retention.
To provide additional support at peak times of year such as our winter appeal and International Women’s Day.
To assist with the organisation of fundraising events as required.
Support with the management of Women’s Aid’s online giving programmes including Just Giving and Enthuse.
To assist with sending out fundraising merchandise including supporter packs, running vests, t-shirts etc.
Support the team with data processing on the CRM database.
To assist with the implementation of the donor stewardship programme for all donors including one off, regular givers and community fundraisers.
Actively work to reduce the attrition rate of donors by ensuring regular contact is maintained with all donors.
3. Information management
Take responsibility for ensuring that full records are maintained on the fundraising database.
Collate departmental performance data for fundraising activities.
Act as first point of contact for a wide range of supporters, including some high profile, conveying a professional image at all times.
To assist with the administration of fundraising activities on the CRM including mailings and event administration when required.
To carry out a range of information gathering activities as required, including online research.
To maintain the fundraising database including timely processing of donations, grants and making sure donors are thanked.
Ensure that data processing is in accordance with GDPR compliance.
To ensure all donations are processed quickly, correctly, and donors are thanked in a timely manner.
To lead on some of the financial functions such as reconciling the bank statements between Fundraising and Finance, ensuring donations are correctly coded.
Experience of working in a fundraising or sales/customer facing role.
Experience of building and maintaining strong relationships.
Experience of working within a team and individually to achieve success.
Experience of using a database.
Experience working in a charity environment.
Experience of using a fundraising or CRM database.
Skills & Abilities: Essential
Excellent computer skills and experience using a wide range of computer packages, including Microsoft packages.
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to liaise with people at all levels, on the telephone, face to face and in writing.
Ability to carry out thorough research to keep-up-to date with new fundraising opportunities.
Demonstrable initiative and determination.
Excellent attention to detail and accurate record keeping.
Ability to prioritise tasks and manage a busy workload.
Knowledge and understanding of Feminism.
Understanding of domestic abuse and the issues relating including the impacts on women and children.
Understanding of the role of Women’s Aid.
Knowledge and understanding of GDPR and compliance.
Able to demonstrate a commitment and sensitivity of the aims and objectives of Women’s Aid;
Commitment to anti-racism and anti-discriminatory practice and equal opportunities.
Willingness to travel and work occasional unsocial hours as required.
To be flexible within the broad remit of the post.
Summary of Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms of appointment: Confirmation of appointment will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a probationary period. This will normally be of six months (less for short term contracts). During this time an employee will be expected to establish their suitability for the post. During the probationary period employment may be terminated in writing, giving one week's notice by either party (this may be waived by mutual agreement). Only any statutory dismissal procedure will apply during the probationary period. There is no probationary period for contracts of under 3 months.
Salary: £23,000 pro-rata + benefits. Salary is paid in arrears through bank credit by the 25th of each month. Part time staff receive pro-rata payment based on hours worked.
Working hours: The standard working hours for this post are 37 hours per week, based in Bristol at least one day a week with remote (UK based) working; benefits include a generous bank holidays and annual leave package and contributory pension scheme.
Support and supervision: Women’s Aid has a commitment to providing regular supervision and support to staff with annual appraisals forming a key part of staff development. We have a training policy in place and encourage staff to take an active role in their career development plan.
Pension: Women’s Aid is enrolled with the People’s Pension scheme. Women’s Aid normally contributes 7% of salary and the employee contributes 3% towards the group pension scheme. Eligible staff will be automatically enrolled on the scheme when they have successfully completed the 3 month interim probationary review.
Annual Leave: Women’s Aid offers an annual leave entitlement of 28 days per year rising by one day per year until 30 days annual leave per year is reached. In addition, we offer 8 days public holidays plus 2 additional days in March and August. All leave entitlement is calculated pro-rata for part time employees.
Other leave: Employees have contractual rights to time off for reasons of sickness, maternity and other circumstances.
Period of notice: 1 month after your probationary period has been completed.
Union: You have a right to membership of a trade union. Women’s Aid recognises Unison.
Asylum and Immigration Act 1996: To confirm your right to work in the UK, Women’s Aid will need to see the original of at least one document from a specified list (available on the UK Government website). Most commonly this is a British Passport.
Additional information is available on request.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
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Role: Director of Fundraising
Reporting into: CEO
Location: Hybrid (Working between home and in the office, with the team).
Responsible for: Team of 6+, including 3 direct reports.
Hours: Full time 37.5 hours
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: £60,000.00 per year
Contract length: 24 months
Gympanzees exists to support children and young people with disabilities, ensuring they can access regular exercise, play and friendship, to improve their physical and mental health and well-being, and to take their families out of isolation.
Our vision is to build the UK’s first, fully accessible and inclusive, exercise and play facility which will cater for the exercise, play and social needs of children and young people with any ability or disability and we have secured a location to begin this journey.
To complete the work needed we have launched ‘Project Home’ our Capital appeal to raise £8 million to open our permanent centre in Aust which will be fully sustaining and support 200,000 visitors a year.
We are looking for a Director of Fundraising to join our team and work alongside our CEO to create a successful fundraising environment and play a key role in ensuring we deliver the strategy successfully and hit ambitious fundraising targets.
Working closely with Steph, our CEO, you will identify and secure high-level support from both individual and corporate partnerships.
In return, you will be working with a passionate team who are committed to changing the lives of children and young people with disabilities. You will also benefit from a competitive salary, flexible working and excellent staff benefits.
If you are excited about our ambitious plans and the opportunity to make these a reality, we would love to hear from you.
· You will play a pivotal role in leading the organisation by working collectively the Senior Management Team, the board and trustees to shape the future direction of Gympanzees and to build and maintain a positive culture.
· You will provide leadership and vision to support our fundraising strategy's implementation, to reach agreed targets.
· You will work with other members of SMT and lead a collaborative culture across the organisation to continue to accelerate the growth of fundraising across a diversified range of income streams.
· You will inspire, lead and monitor the performance of the fundraising team and ensure the necessary skills, knowledge, motivation and tools are provided.
· You will work with trustees, committee members and CEO to implement an ambitious fundraising strategy and report on progress.
· You will manage and deepen the charity’s relationships with key funders and stakeholders and identify opportunities to develop new relationships with major donors, corporates, foundations and others.
· You will oversee work to maximise marketing activity to support successful fundraising.
· You will represent Gympanzees in a knowledgeable and professional manner, including at external events and engage people in our work so that they want to support us.
· You will work closely with business manager and SMT to develop budgets, systems and processes needed to effectively manage relationships and monitor progress against targets.
· You will ensure we are adhering to current best practice, the Fundraising Regulator guidance and GDPR requirements.
· You will be an experienced fundraiser with a strong track record of raising funds through a range of income streams including major donors, grants and trusts, events, and corporate and individual giving.
· You are a strategic leader who is resilient, responds well to change and is able to remain calm under pressure.
· You will have a passion for our cause, vision and values.
· You have proven fundraising experience that has led to tangible outcomes.
· You are an excellent relationship builder and networker.
· You have strong communication skills.
· You are positive, pragmatic and solution-focused, able to prioritise, and with good time management.
Knowledge, experience and skills
· Proven track record of successful fundraising.
· Substantial experience of leading fundraising teams.
· Experience in using a range of fundraising approaches including securing high value partnerships.
· Strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
· Track record of contributing to strategic plans and setting and managing budgets.
· In-depth, up-to-date knowledge of the fundraising sector and fundraising trends and best practice.
· Confident cultivating and managing relationships with a range of funders.
What’s in it for you
At Gympanzees we strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. It is our mission to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our community and its employees. We are a hugely passionate and driven team, and our jobs are more than just work. As a small team, every opinion is valued, and we encourage risk and learning to make us as good as we can be.
We offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), increasing 1 day each year you are part of the team, up to 30 days. In addition, everyone is given their birthday off.
We also offer a healthcare plan that you can use to reclaim cash against Dental appointments and treatment, Opticians, Therapy and Specialist Consultations.
Employee Assistance Programme.
Gympanzees is committed to promoting diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups (e.g., Disabled people, people from ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ people) and as a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee an interview to all applicants who meet our essential criteria.
If you are successfully shortlisted, you will then be invited for an interview and if successful, you will be asked to provide the names of two referees who have known you for at least two years preferably in a professional context. This can include employers, colleagues, teachers, tutors, support workers, community leaders, child’s teacher or a member of a hobby or exercise group you belong to.
Our commitment to safeguarding
At Gympanzees, we take very seriously our responsibilities for the safety and welfare of the people who use our services, our volunteers, staff and the organisation as a whole.
All applicants successful at interview will be asked to disclose unspent convictions under the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended in 2013).
If you would like this document in any other format or if you are experiencing difficulties applying, please get in touch by email, phone or in writing.
If you ave questions about this role please get in touch and we’d be more than happy to discuss.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Community and Events Fundrasising Officer
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a can-do attitude to help us deliver our exciting Community and Events Fundraising programme. No previous fundraising experience is required, just an organised individual with a knack for building relationships, a passion for exceptional ‘customer service’ and a drive for uniting communities and raising money for charitable causes.
You’ll work within the charity’s passionate Fundraising and Engagement Team to raise funds to support children and families affected by the childhood cancer neuroblastoma and our vision, for a future where no child dies of neuroblastoma or suffers due to the treatment they receive.
This extremely rewarding role would suit anyone looking to take their first step in their fundraising, marketing or charity career. Don’t think your experience directly aligns? Don’t worry; we’re interested in transferable skills and attitude, so consider and show us how these apply to this role.
Summary of role responsibilities
- To help deliver the charity’s Community and Events Fundraising Programme, including special events, community fundraising, challenge events, individual giving, and fundraising appeals.
- To ensure excellent supporter and donor care and build long-term valued relationships to optimise income generation.
This is a fixed-term role offered on a one-year contract. We are looking for the successful candidate to ideally start in January 2024, but there is flexibility with this.
For more detailed information about the role, charity and team, take a look at the Recruitment Pack.
We aim to follow the schedule outlined below:
Applications opens: 22 November 2023
Applications closes: 10 December 2023, 11:59pm
Shortlisting: 11 December 2023
Interviews: 15 December 2023 (in person in London)
If there are any adjustments that would help you engage with the recruitment process, please let us know.
We actively encourage applications from those with lived experience of neuroblastoma and/or other childhood cancers. As an equal opportunity employer, we also welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
As a safeguarding charity whose work and practice are underpinned by safeguarding principles to protect children and young people and enhance their welfare, we always work in accordance with legislation, statutory guidance, and best safeguarding practices. All our roles require a basic criminal record check.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with the incurable blood cancer myeloma and related conditions. We are committed to bringing together the best and brightest people to help us ensure that every patient has an empowered present and a hopeful future.
Our ultimate goal is to find a cure and make myeloma history. Until then, our mission is to help every patient live well with myeloma for as long as possible. We are committed to diagnosing myeloma earlier, discovering and sharing knowledge, transforming the patient experience and influencing positive change in care.
About the role
This is a new role within the Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships team responsible for developing and leading our major donor programme. Myeloma UK is embarking on an ambitious five-year income generation strategy, which aims to increase income from £5m to £10m by 2028. This position will play a critical role, working alongside the Head of Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships to double the income we raise from major donors and family trusts by securing 5-6 figure grants for a range of innovative and life changing programmes – including patient and family support, research and advocacy. The Philanthropy Manager is also responsible for managing and supporting the Philanthropy Officer in securing mid to high level donations from individuals.
The major donor programme at Myeloma UK is established - we have a strong community of existing high-level supporters and have identified significant potential donors within our community - but these opportunities have not been fully leveraged in the past. Building on this foundation, and a major fundraising Gala planned for Spring 2024, there is a significant opportunity to transform this area of fundraising and this role will be instrumental in delivering a step change in our approach. The role requires outstanding relationship building skills, and the ability to work with high-net-worth individuals, to build credibility and trust and inspire them to support Myeloma UK.
You will be an experienced major donor fundraiser with the ability to secure 5-6 figure gifts and lead others to do the same. You will be a strategic thinker, who is ready to lead and implement our major donor strategy alongside the Head of Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships.
We need someone with exceptional relationship management skills with the ability to nurture high value relationships and also work closely with senior colleagues, Trustees and other volunteers to build deep and long-lasting donor relationships. It will be crucial to work closely with colleagues across the charity to identify fundraising priorities, develop fundraising propositions and involve them in the cultivation and stewardship of key relationships.
You will be a skilled communicator and negotiator with the ability to communicate complex scientific information in an engaging way. We need someone who can build relationships from scratch, uncover donor motivations and convey the importance of Myeloma UK’s work to inspire support.
How to apply
If you think you would be a great fit for this role, get in touch and tell us more about yourself by sending us a CV that sets out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements together with a covering letter telling us more about you and what you think makes you a good candidate for this role.
Applications close on Sunday 10 December. Interviews will be held remotely w/c 18 December 2023. You may be asked to do a task prior to your interview.
Myeloma UK is an equal opportunities employer and always welcomes applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates.
Please note, you will be asked to provide evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK prior to interview selection.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
VACANCY: Partnership Manager
Full Time - Permanent
Salary: £35-£40K depending on experience
Closing Date: December 6th
Phase 1 (online) : Monday December 11th
Phase 2 (in person at our office in Hull) Friday December 15th
Start Date: Mid January (if you are required to give three months notice we can wait until mid March for the right person)
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + public bank holidays, flexible home-based working, private pension scheme and life insurance. Days off increase with length of service. Bonus structure based on performance.
Location: Can be based anywhere in the U.K. London or the north of England is preferable.
Sailors’ Children’s Society is a local children’s charity that has recently appointed a new Chief Executive Officer. We have ambitious plans for growth and this new role within the charity will help drive this.
We are looking for a vibrant, driven and personable individual who loves to connect with people and make lasting relationships. This role involves lots of networking, attending out of hours social events and and presenting to audiences, so we are looking for someone that thrives in a social environment, can approach people confidently and can passionately spread the message about our charity’s work. The Partnership Manager must be able to work independently and use their own initiative. Experience in a similar role would be beneficial but this is not essential.
Reporting to the CEO, the Partnership Manager will be responsible for securing corporate partners for the charity and managing its existing partners. They will also assist the CEO in building contacts nationally and act as one of the key representatives of the charity. The successful applicant will undergo an induction programme with Andy King Director of Fireside Fundraising to fully equip them to be successful in the role.
This role involves regular interactions with the business community and will occasionally require out of hours work, sometimes at short notice, to attend events, including some weekends and evenings (sometimes these can go on until midnight). Please do not apply if you are unable to work flexible hours of this nature.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Grow corporate support by identifying, connecting and creating partnerships with businesses.
- Provide excellent stewardship of all current corporate partners including marketing and fundraising initiatives throughout the year.
- Representing the charity at business and networking events across the U.K.
- Presenting to businesses and audiences at events
- Raise funds against agreed targets
- Manage social media content relating to corporate support and the business community
- Identify, research and approach a pipeline of potential corporate partners
- Produce reports and presentations including activities and reach to convey the impact of partnerships
You will be an enthusiastic and confident person with excellent communication skills and the ability to create strong and lasting relationships whilst working towards the achievement of targets.
The following skills are essential:
· Experience in a sales, business development or fundraising role.
· A full clean driving license and access to own car
· Knowledge of the principles of good supporter management and/or customer care
· Excellent negotiating and influencing skills
· A proven track record in achieving targets
· Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
· Experience of developing and maintaining relationships across a wide range of contacts, preferably in the business community
The following skills are desirable:
· Understanding and experience of budgeting
· Experience working in the corporate sector
· Knowledge of corporate community support trends/ESG/ CSR
· Previous experience in corporate partnerships
Sailors’ Children’s Society is a national charity that supports the disadvantaged children of seafarers during times of crisis such as a bereavement, family breakdown or diagnosis of a terminal or life limiting illness. We provide financial, practical and emotional support to our families for 3 to 5 years or until they are back on their feet again. We work with all seafarers: Royal Navy, fishing fleet, merchant navy, cruise ships, inland canal boats and so on.
We are a small but passionate team with our head office based in Hull where the charity started in 1821. In Hull we have our full time CEO, a part time administrator, a part time fundraiser, a full time triage support officer and a part time finance officer. We have two Family Support Officers one based in Portsmouth and one based in Plymouth. Family Support Officers visit families face to face and support our families online.
Please email us for a more detailed person specification
To apply for this role please submit your CV and a 1-2 minute video (via we transfer) explaining why you should be considered for this role to our CEO Natasha Barley. As we are not allowed to include emails in this advert you will need to ring our office her her email.
All applications must include a video in order to be considered.
Tips for your video: The video should be treated as the “covering letter” for your application so include what you would usually include in a covering letter. The quality of the camera footage will not affect your application so the video can be taken on any phone or camera. Let us know why you are interested in the role and why you would be a good candidate.
We think it is important that our charity reflects the lived experience of our beneficiaries, and we want to be an organisation where employees from any background can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) (LGBTQIA+) candidates, and candidates from low-income families. These groups are currently underrepresented at Sailors’ Children’s Society and we are committed to increasing representation and diversity at the charity.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £35,000.00-£40,000.00 per year
- Additional leave
- Bereavement leave
- Company pension
- Free or subsidised travel
- Life insurance
- Sick pay
- Work from home
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
- Performance bonus
Willingness to travel:
- 25% (required)
Work Location: Anywhere in the UK. There will be a requirment to travel to our headquarters on occasion in Hull.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
- This role will be remotely based in not more than 15 minutes drive from either Southampton, Winchester, Bournemouth or Salisbury (Unfortunately we won't be considering any applications for people who do not live in the regions listed here).
- Applicants must have the right to work in the UK, a full drivers licence and access to a vehicle
- Please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this role - we will be reviewing candidates on a rolling basis.
About Restless Development
Restless Development is a global non profit agency. We support the collective power of young leaders to create a better world. We are independently registered and governed in nine countries (India, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, UK, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe) bound together by our vision for youth power. We run youth-led programmes to tackle the issues that young people care about the most – We also run the Youth Collective – a growing network of over 4000 local youth civil society groups and organisations in 185 countries. We are committed to creating an agency that walks the talk on power shifting, using the power shifting checklist, both internally and externally.
Our approach to safeguarding
Restless Development considers the welfare and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults to be an organisational imperative with primacy over the success of programmes or strategic objectives. We recognise that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and we expect all of our staff, volunteers and partners to ensure we protect the communities in which we operate from harm and abide by our Safeguarding Policy.
About the role
We are looking to a Fundraising Events Coordinators within Restless Development’s UK Fundraising team. The fundraising team’s income has grown year on year and there is huge potential to continue to grow this further and create impact at scale.
The Fundraising Events Coordinator will be remotely based, primarily working on the Schools Triathlon programme but also leading one university student partnerships. The Schools Triathlon is the UK’s largest fundraising and sporting event for children aged 7-13. Its aim is to encourage more children into sport while also teaching them the importance of fundraising. Over the years, the events have raised over £3.4m for Restless Development and local charities and over 9,000 children have taken part. We are aiming to deliver 10 events in 2024 and significantly expand the series. Restless Development is also working with five universities who will be taking on the Kilimanjaro and Machu Picchu hikes in 2024. You will be managing one of these accounts, ensuring that the challenge leaders are supported to recruit a team, reach their fundraising targets and ready to take on the challenge of a lifetime!
We are looking for an energetic team-player, proactive individual with great interpersonal skills who is happy to learn and get stuck in.
1. Deliver high-quality supporter care, supporting Triathletes and their families to register, fundraise and to prepare for their big day
- Throughout September to February, present assemblies in schools in your and nearby counties to inspire school-age pupils to sign up and take part in the Schools Triathlon series, and motivate them to fundraise by delivering a fun and engaging presentation.
- Develop strong professional relationships with various important stakeholders from host schools throughout the year, in person and online;as well as with participating schools through the delivery of assemblies and in comms prior to the event day
- Use excellent interpersonal skills, to respond to enquiries from parents and guardians on our dedicated Schools Triathlon inbox and mobile phone.
- Be able to adapt your interpersonal and relationship management skills depending on your audience (for example, pupils, parents, school contacts, corporate sponsors, and suppliers)
- Utilise our database and Excel to track and monitor fundraising activities:
- identify our top fundraisers to celebrate through socials and other planned activities,
- identify our zero-pound fundraisers and with the wider team inspire them to raise funds for youth power,
- Manage offline donations at the Triathlon days and website donations to ensure that fundraising targets are met.
2. Manage the Schools Triathlons communications; including the website, social media channels, email marketing and event day content collection
- Develop a social media plan to engage Triathlon parents and schools and grow our following, including sharing stories from Restless Development’s programmes.
- Manage our Triathlon social media pages throughout the year; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
- Innovate and explore appropriate new content and platforms to engage our audience.
- Lead on the marketing of our Triathlons for future growth by working with our Communications team and external videographers and photographers.
- Manage the design of the triathlete certificates, medals, and merchandise.
- Develop an event day Restless Development stand and materials to engage families and raise the profile of Restless Development.
- Manage our schools triathlon webpage and update regularly throughout the year.
- Develop an email marketing campaign for the parents/ guardians of the Schools Triathlon participants.
- Manage the event day content collection for each Schools Triathlon event and create content for local newspapers, host schools and websites
- Develop a media list and share a press release with each promptly after each event
- Work with our Head of Sponsorship to ensure that our Triathlon sponsors are included in our external communications.
2. Lead on a university challenge partnership
- Manage one university account we have secured for Mount Kilimanjaro or Machu Picchu in 2024. This includes pitching to confirm RAGs, recruitment to get students to join a hike and fundraising support calls to all participants so that they reach their fundraising targets and deadlines.
- Work with our Tanzania Hub to offer extras for those hiking Mount Kilimanjaro and may want to visit our Restless Development office and meet young leaders we work with.
- Support Challenge Leaders through in-person events and calls to ensure that they have a complete team and feel prepared to undertake their challenge.
- Liaise with a third company party who we have a partnership with and will be delivering the hikes.
- Offer other hikes/treks to corporates and individuals if appropriate.
- Must attend the Schools Triathlons on Sundays from 21 April to 19 May, and other occasional evening and weekend work, for which time off in lieu will be given
- Many of the schools we have relationships with are not accessible by public transport, so it is vital you have access to a reliable roadworthy vehicle. All travel will be reimbursed in accordance with Restless Development’s travel policy.
- Log relevant information onto Restless Development’s database, CiviCRM and use CiviCRM to strategically manage workload and report on KPIs every month.
- Undertake any other duties as requested by the Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships to support the Fundraising Teams joint mission.
- Ad hoc - evening and weekend work with partners or for the wider team, including meetings and events (time in lieu will be given).
Job title: Fundraising Events Coordinator
Location: This role will be remotely based in no more than 15 minutes drive from either Southampton, Winchester, Bournemouth or Salisbury.
Salary: £30,893 per annum
Preferred start date: as soon as possible ( December).
Length of contract: Permanent
Reports to: Fundraising Event Manager
Expected travel: Frequent travel around your county and other areas in the UK for school assemblies and university/school meetings. Occasional evening and weekend work for Schools Triathlon events in April-May and other stewardship events which time off in lieu will be given. Occasional overseas travel to Restless Development Hubs may be possible if of interest.
Other requirements: Must have a full drivers licence and access to a vehicle. Will be required to complete DBS check.
We are looking for people with the right competencies and skills for the role, and who demonstrate the personal qualities consistent with our values.
Our value: HEART - We are who we serve. We are brave.
- Supports managers to embed a values led culture within their team. Uses values to guide decision making and group actions.
- Is driven to generate ideas which continually improve ways of working, involving others in problem solving. Adapts style to cope with and support others through change.
Our value: HEAD - Delivers Quality. We are 100% professional.
- Strives for continual improvement against individual goals, seeking opportunities to maximise their contribution to team priorities. Supports others to deliver quality and improve their work. Takes ownership for ensuring value-for-money in the areas for which they take partial ownership.
- With guidance, takes ownership for programme elements and/or internal processes. Considers underlying issues and Restless Values when making operational decisions.
Our value: VOICE - We generate leaders. We are proud to carry the banner for youth-led development.
- Confidently leads programme elements and/or internal processes. Will typically manage one or more junior staff members and is seen as a leader amongst their peers.
- Regularly seeks feedback and evaluates own performance, creating opportunities for personal development. Develops others through proactive sharing of knowledge, skills and opportunities.
Our value: HANDS - We are in it together. We listen and learn.
- Confidently adapts their communication style to suit their audience. Is able to influence others to build shared understanding.
- Seeks opportunities to collaboratively deliver quality against team goals by building strong relationships with colleagues from across the organisation. Works with external partners to maximise mutual benefits.
Skills and experience
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent planning, organisational and logistical skills
- Public speaking and presentation experience
- Strong IT skills (inc Excel), strong numeracy skills to process financial data
- Ability to work to deadlines and balance multiple priorities
- Strong IT skills (inc Excel), strong numeracy skills to process financial data
- Ability to manage own time and work autonomously
- Ability to think creatively and innovatively
- Full drivers licence and access to a vehicle
- Interest in/ knowledge of international development
- Interest in/ experience planning/delivering events
- Strong written communication skills
- Ability to manage high performing relationships with multiple stakeholders
Restless Development is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. Restless Development will ensure that no applicant or staff member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social status, caste, race, ethnic origin, religious belief, age, HIV status, disability, or any other factor that cannot be shown to be relevant to performance.
What we do for you
We are proud to commit to a transparent global salary scale, ensuring a fair and comparable system of pay across all global locations. In addition to salary, we offer pension contributions and other benefits in accordance with the local Hub.
Values and Culture
At Restless Development, we’re proud that the strength and integrity of our Values has been recognised by staff, young people, donors and others who we work with. Beyond this, we have a culture of recognising and celebrating both our Values and our global achievements with monthly Values Champions and an annual Values Day.
It goes without saying that we work hard at Restless Development. We also recognise the importance of helping staff to maintain a positive work-life balance by offering:
- 24 days annual leave (in addition to public holidays and with an extra day of annual leave given for each full year of service, up to a maximum of 28 days).
- Birthday Leave
- Access to flexible working.
- Generous study leave, maternity, paternity or adoption leave, and other leave allowances.
Restless Development is proud to be an employer who recognises potential and invests in the development of its staff. We are committed to the professional development of our staff through:
- Empowering opportunities to work on significant projects which stretch and inspire staff – allowing them to develop on-the-job.
- Regular performance management.
- Training and development opportunities, including supporting our staff to identify mentors both within and outside of the agency.
- Quarterly Staff Workshops for all staff to give and receive agency updates, receive training, and socialise.
Travel and Medical Insurance
When travelling abroad with work, all staff will be covered by Restless Development’s travel and medical insurance.
Please submit your CV and a cover letter that provides tangible examples of how your skills, knowledge and experience will support your ability to perform the key priorities outlined in the above job description (using no more than 750 words)
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