Polly Symondson Recruitment | 000150
Polly Symondson Recruitment, PSR, Recruitment in the Charity Sector, Cheltenham, London, UK
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Job Number: 000150

Job Title: National Community and Events Fundraiser
Salary Range: £29,848
Contract: Permanent, full time
Reporting to: Head of Fundraising

My client, YoungDementia UK is an award winning charity that supports people with young onset dementia (under 65 years) and their partners and families. The charity has an established programme of community fundraising which generates unrestricted income to support their activities. This role will be responsible for developing current and new relationships with individuals, groups and corporate supporters through a programme of support for events, challenges and appeals nationally.  This role will suit a highly motivated, ambitious fundraiser with a proven track record in soliciting support from community groups and in event management.

Responsibilities and Key Duties include:

  • To develop community fundraising income and gifts in kind, including extending links from current members and team to a wide variety of community groups
  • To work under your own initiative to respond to fundraising opportunities and identify new potential for securing community support
  • To develop, market and deliver fundraising events in line with the fundraising strategy and achieve an ROI of at least 3:1
  • To offer support to community and other groups when organising their own fundraising events for the charity
  • To develop community fundraising by developing a volunteer strategy, recruiting and retaining fundraising volunteers and encouraging and supporting volunteer fundraising events

Person Specification to include:

  • Demonstrable fundraising experience with evidence of an excellent track record in community fundraising
  • Previous experience of event management, particularly challenge events with net income of at least £10,000
  • Experience of recruiting and supporting and motivating volunteers
  • Experience of Raisers Edge or similar fundraising of contact relationship management systems and the ability to input data accurately and produce reports
  • Must be able to drive, hold a current driving license and have full access to a car

Application deadline: 3rd May 2018

PSR interviews: TBC

Client interviews: TBC

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