Polly Symondson Recruitment | 000145
Polly Symondson Recruitment, PSR, Specialist Regional Recruitment for the Charity Sector, Cheltenham, UK
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Job Number: 000145

Job Title: Fundraising Officer
Salary Range: £24,500-£26,500
Charity: Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity
Location: Hybrid/Amersham, Bucks
Deadline for applications: 22nd April 

About the Charity

Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity provides specialist nurses and support for seriously ill children. Our vision is that every child, young person and family living with a complex and lifelong health condition in the UK, has the dedicated care and support of a Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse. By joining our team, you will play a part in making this a reality.

Overall Job Purpose

After significant growth with the Corporate Partnerships Team, securing a number of new partnerships, Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity are looking to expand our small team and invite you to join us!

The Fundraising Officer will be integral to supporting the fundraising team with a particular emphasis in supporting the Corporate Partnerships Manager to deliver on all existing corporate partner activity, attract and retain new corporate partners, and meet our ambitious plans for growth to help more seriously ill children and their families across the UK.

This is an opportunity for an excellent relationship manager with attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholder requirements, to join our small ambitious and energetic team.

The Fundraising Officer will work within the fundraising team, primarily managing and supporting existing corporate partnerships, as well as helping to provide support across the wider fundraising team including with trusts and foundations.

Key Responsibilities include:

Corporate Partnerships

  • Provide exceptional account management to a portfolio of national and local corporate partners.
  • Own a fundraising target that is met through the account management of corporate partners.
  • Develop robust partnership plans for our corporate supporters, which maximise fundraising opportunities and deliver against fundraising targets and other key partnership objectives.
  • Work with partners to generate income through various income streams – including employee fundraising, events, cause related marketing and payroll giving.
  • Develop and deliver a calendar of engaging fundraising events for corporate partners.
  • Support the Corporate Partnerships Manager where required to deliver our larger partnerships.
  • With support from the Corporate Partnerships Manager, deliver a calendar of key corporate fundraising events, promoting campaigns to corporate partners and building broad engagement with them.
  • Attend meetings with corporate partners and make presentations to staff at all levels.
  • Working with the Fundraising and Marketing Executive promote and secure corporate partner places in events such as London Marathon and others as identified as strategically important for corporate partner income.
  • Steward corporate supporters taking on challenge events in aid of the charity.
  • Support with new business development for corporate fundraising, seeking out new opportunities within priority sectors as identified by the Corporate Partnerships Manager.

Person Specification to include:

  • Experience of managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Account management and/or project management experience
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Engaging and inspiring written and verbal communication skills
  • Tenacious, self-motivated with the ability to work well on their own and as part of a team

For a full copy of the job description please apply via this website.

The closing date for applications is: 22nd April

PSR interviews will take place via zoom on 25th and 26th April

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on 5th May

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