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We are currently recruiting!

Role: Community Fundraiser.

Reporting to: Manager

Salary: Depending upon experience

Responsible for: Raising vital funding for Promise Dreams. You will be joining small but dedicated team, determined to meet our objectives and create more smiles. Due to the nature of the role you will be required to travel frequently around the west midlands and in order to meet volunteers and supporters and you may need to work occasional weekends or evenings.

Your Responsibilities

Provide dedicated stewardship and support to local volunteers and supporters.

Recruit new community fundraising volunteers and volunteer groups to raise income and profile via a calendar of fundraising activities to include their own events, bucket collections and collection tin management.

Identify and engage groups and associations, (Rotary Clubs, Inner Wheel etc.) – with the aim of securing long-term charity partnerships

Ensure consistent support is provided to fundraisers who organise their own community events in support of Promise Dreams

Ensure income and expenditure procedures are followed.

Make formal presentations to colleagues and Trustees, at appropriate meetings, on fundraising goals and plans

Fully engage with the organisational strategic planning process in order to plan effectively.

Ensure that the wider organisation is fully aware of fundraising activities as appropriate, especially with teams where cross-dependencies exist.

Experience

Demonstrable record of achieving income targets

Demonstrable record of building trusted, long term relationships with fundraising volunteers

Experience of recruiting, stewarding and developing volunteer fundraising groups to raise income

Experience of raising income by securing charity partnerships. Including: research, meetings, proposal writing, pitches and account management

A broad range of fundraising experience to support fundraising volunteers and charity partners; for example, quiz nights, a dinner dance, raffles, bucket collections, etc.

Competent in use of Outlook, Windows applications and database use.

An excellent influencer and negotiator who can develop long lasting working relationships and inspire confidence in the organisation

Person Specification

Commitment to the very highest standards of volunteer and supporter care

Excellent verbal communication skills

Excellent written skills with attention to detail

Ability to liaise with, and gain the trust and respect of, a wide range of people at all levels with particular focus on volunteers and supporters

Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to plan and prioritise work, handle conflicting demands, manage a wide range of projects and meet tight deadlines

Highly motivated with the ability to take the initiative on implementing and advancing community plans

Commercially and numerically astute

Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Knowledge and experience of promotions through Social Media

 

 

Please email your CV to beverley.bird@promisedreams.co.uk or call 01902 212451 for an informal chat if you are interested.

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