Trust Fundraising Officer

Not For Profit People
United Kingdom
23 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Are you looking for a rewarding role with training and development opportunities? If so, our client is a local charity that supports all carers in Wiltshire and they are looking for someone with strong writing and research skills to join their fundraising team.Position: Trust Fundraising OfficerLocation: Wiltshire: flexible home / office base, with a minimum 2 days per week at either Semington Carers Centre or Salisbury Carers CentreHours: 37 hours per week Monday to Friday plus occasional weekend/evening workingSalary: Salary: GBP 22,212 - GBP 24,472Benefits: 28 days' holiday in addition to bank holidays, 5% employer contribution to pension, free annual eye tests.Closing date: Wednesday April 10th at 5pmInterview date: 25th and 26th April3 in 5 of us will become a carer at some point in our lives. Whether we are caring for a parent, partner or family member with an illness or disability, caring is a rewarding and demanding role.Unpaid carers save the economy over GBP 132bn every year - that's the cost of a second NHS. The carers our client supports save the Wiltshire economy over GBP 961 million a year.Our client helps carers access services, information, education and training, respite, and breaks from their caring role. They ensure they have a voice that is heard and work with health and social care professionals and employers to raise carer awareness and develop best practice.The RoleThe Trust Fundraising Officer will be a member of a dynamic team of committed and passionate individuals working together to raise the profile of carers and support the work of Carer Support Wiltshire. The main purpose of this role is to secure funding from Trusts, Foundations and grant giving bodies to support Carer Support Wiltshire's projects. Reporting to the Partnerships and Development Manager, the Trust Fundraiser will work along-side the Community Fundraising Officer, the Partnerships and Development Officer, and the Communications and Digital team.About YouYou may have previous fundraising experience, or you could be looking to move to the charity sector for a more rewarding role. The ideal candidate will have strong writing and research skills, be very organised and able to work to deadlines and meet targets. As Trust Fundraising Officer, you will be able to develop relationships with existing and potential supporters.Our client is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.You may have experience as Project Manager, Communications, Researcher, Journalist, Writing, Writer