Fundraising Officer

25000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000/annum Pro Rata
10 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fundraising Officer
18 month FTC working 3 days per week
GBP25,000 pro rata

Our client, a Telford based organisation has an excellent opportunity for an experienced and motivated Fundraising Officer to assist them with a project. Working to a tight deadline they have a target to achieve which will unlock a large bonus for the company.

Main Responsibilities

• Work with the Fundraising Manager to implement and manage a plan to raise GBP1 for GBP1 to match funding to unlock the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Endowment fund
• Responsibility for day to day development of the fund
• Working with the Research Officer identify potential donors
• Development and management of cultivation events and campaigns in both Telford and London
• Development of specific 'Fund for the Future' Legacy campaigns
• Creation of associated print and digital marketing materials
• Associated administration including accurate tracking of donations, acknowledgement of donations and thank you letters
• Progress reports for Board and Heritage Lottery Fund
• Evaluation of the scheme focussing on the success of the fundraising campaign and the improvements to assets

Essential Skills

• The ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues and external contacts with a broad community of interests
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Excellent ITC skills, including Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems
• Competent and confident user of social media
• Full driving licence & access to own vehicle and able to attend evening and weekend events where required
• Relevant qualifications, e.g. A-Levels or equivalent
• Experience of event organisation and a fundraising qualification are desirable

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a proven track record of fundraising within a complex charity or in a sales and marketing role. Have an understanding of Endowment and Legacy appeals and proven success in face to face solicitation of donors and a record in closing gifts and a proven track record in running fundraising campaigns and appeals. Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to converse effectively and convincingly with a wide range of people including prospective donors, supporters and senior staff.

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.

About Us

Prince Personnel are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Whether you're seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment or contract you'll find us easy to deal with. Located in thriving Telford, we focus on jobs in Shropshire, Staffordshire and North Wales. Prince Personnel specialise in commercial, accounts and finance and technical recruitment. With the best jobs around we are an independent agency working hard for you.

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