Position title
Fundraising Officer
Employment Type
Full-time, Part-time
Working Hours
30 - 37.5 hours per week
Description

We are seeking a dedicated Fundraiser to join our team and support our fundraising efforts. The ideal candidate will have a passion for making a difference and raising funds for charitable causes through applications to grant making organisations.

Job Location
The White House, Kiln Road, Benfleet, South Essex, SS7 1BU
Base Salary
£22,722-£26,397
Responsibilities
  • To lead and manage fundraising through a variety of means including donations, foundations and grant programmes, achieving core and project-based funding.
  • Secure funding by approaching trusts and businesses
  • To become the principal source of knowledge on fundraising in the office
  • To fundraise and support other staff to apply through the provision of information and knowledge
  • To develop new and imaginative fundraising activities
  • To raise awareness of the charity through working with the Marketing and Admin Assistant on social media and web pages
  • To increase funds by researching and targeting charitable trusts whose criteria match the charity's aims and activities
  • To manage and update databases to record donor contact and preference information
  • To carry out additional duties commensurate with the role as and when required.
Qualifications
  • Excellent standard of writing and English
  • Able to communicate effectively, in writing and verbally
  • Creativity and the ability to influence
  • Computer literate – use Word, Excel, Outlook etc.
  • A can-do attitude and empathy for the Charity’s goals
Job Benefits
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
Date posted
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