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CAPITAL APPEAL FUNDRAISER (£17 - £20 per hour)
Self-employed (2-3 days per week from home)
The Scotts Project Trust is based in Tonbridge in Kent providing residential care, a supported living service and a development centre offering a life-skills based curriculum to some sixty students. We pride ourselves on exceptionally high quality services and standards of care, fostering a safe and supportive environment that enables each individual to realise their potential for fulfilled and happy lives.
To support Scotts’ long-term strategy effectively, we are continually looking to improve our facilities. These projects include: building an extension to support residents with greater physical needs, acquiring property to develop our supported living service as well as a continual programme of investment in our current facilities. Scotts has developed a fund-raising strategy which seeks to raise £2.5million over the next three years.
We are looking for a dynamic and creative fundraiser who is educated to degree level or equivalent, with a broad knowledge of planning and implementing fundraising initiatives including major donors, charitable trusts and individuals.
You will need to demonstrate a track record in the following areas:-
- Strong research skills, report writing and project management ability
- Superb communication skills to locate, develop and maintain key relationships
- Excellent IT skills coupled with the ability to manage own workload
- Strategic and creative thinker with a tenacious and ambitious outlook
- At least 5 years’ relevant experience within the charity sector or a similar professional environment.
We offer flexible working hours from home although you will need to attend regular meetings at our offices. We offer the chance to be a key player in the future of Scotts and to make a real difference to the lives of our residents and service users.
In the first instance, please send your CV and a brief covering letter to the Finance & Administration Manager at email@example.com.
Closing date: Friday 1st June 2012
Scotts Project, Delarue Close, Shipbourne Road, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 9NN