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Community Fundraiser - 12 Month FTC

  • Location:

    Warwickshire, England

  • Sector:

    Charity

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £26044 - £31000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte

  • Contact email:

    birmingham.web@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BMH/24494_1545233420

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    18/01/2019

  • Startdate:

    04/02/19

Job Description

I am recruiting for a Community Fundraiser on a 12 month fixed term contract to work for an extremely well known, reputable and invaluable palliative care hospice charity who are based in Solihull and cover the Coventry and Warwickshire area; this is a fantastic opportunity to work in a role where your help and support makes a real difference to people`s lives and my client are offering an attractive salary of up to £31,000 dependant on experience.

THE ROLE
This role will be based in their West Midlands Hospice and will be split between working in the Solihull office and being out in the community focussing on the Coventry and Warwickshire area. You will be building and developing fundraising relationships in the communities of your defined fundraising patch by providing excellent stewardship and support to the Hospice's Fundraising Groups, volunteers and key supporters in order to increase income and deliver the agreed Community Fundraising strategy. You will be responsible for supporting, developing and inspiring volunteers and fundraising groups to ensure the local fundraising activity is as effective as possible in delivering the maximum income in your area for local/international campaigns.

TYPICAL DAILY JOB DUTIES - WHAT WILL YOU BE RESPONSIBLE FOR?
- Maintain and develop the Fundraising Group and Volunteer network
- In liaison with the region's Fundraising Volunteer Development Manager, identify, research and form new fundraising groups in the community by organising community days and meeting potential volunteers face to face
- Support, develop and inspire volunteers and fundraising groups to ensure our local fundraising activity is as effective as possible in delivering the maximum income in your area for local campaigns as well as national campaigns
- Induct, train and manage volunteers
- Represent the charity confidently in a range of formal and informal settings
- Create and deliver an annual volunteer recruitment plan to grow numbers of volunteers in dedicated roles
- Provide excellent stewardship, on-going support and motivation to a network of fundraising groups and volunteers
- Proactively seeking new fundraising supporters in the local community

PERSON SPECIFICATION
- Having a full driving license and access to your own vehicle is essential
- You'll be a 'people person' and enjoy building rapport with both individuals and groups
- Previous fundraising experience is desirable
- Able to understand volunteer needs and motivations and support them
- Have experience of recruiting and managing volunteers and fundraising groups would be ideal
- In-depth knowledge of fundraising principles, methods and procedures would be ideal
- Knowledge of fundraising operational procedures (e.g. health and safety, financial, volunteer etc.) would be ideal
- Able to build and maintain good working relationships with people
- Comfortable and able to work to targets, plans and budgets
- Able to plan and organise activities and campaigns including marketing/PR
- Demonstrable literacy and numeracy skills
- Experience of co-ordinating collections

HOURS
Monday - Friday shift basis
09:00 - 17:00
MUST be flexible to work occasional evenings/weekends for events (time in lieu for when these hours are worked)

***PLEASE ONLY APPLY YOU IF YOU MATCH THE PERSON SPECIFICATION ABOVE INCLUDING BEING A DRIVER WITH ACCESS TO YOUR OWN CAR***

PACKAGE AND BENEFITS
- 12 month fixed term contract covering maternity leave
- £26,044 - £31,000 annual salary (dependent on experience)
- 25 hour working week
- 33 Days holiday (including bank holidays)
- Quarterly rewards for individuals and teams
- Loan schemes for bikes, computers and satellite navigation systems

Please send your CV and call Charlie or Adam on 0121 643 6954

***If you have not received a response within 48 hours, unfortunately your CV has not been selected on this occasion***

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