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Salary £25,000 p.a.
Shared Interest Foundation is a British based international development charity whose mission is to support disadvantaged fair trade producers. It is a sister organisation to Shared Interest Society Limited, the world’s leading fair trade lender.
We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Fundraiser to join our Foundation team in order to raise funds for our projects and programs overseas. Researching opportunities and generating ideas for future fundraising activities, you will be responsible for maximising income from trust and grant giving bodies, individuals, events and volunteers. You will need to develop and manage relationships with donors, produce statistical reports on investments and fundraising activity and manage the database.
It is essential that you have a successful track record of raising funds from a variety of sources, and have a strong knowledge of fundraising in the voluntary sector. You will be able to demonstrate a flair for event organisation and management, together with strong negotiating, influencing and communication skills.
You must have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar position, a proven record of raising funds and be self motivated, proactive and organised with experience of working in a multi task environment. With the drive and enthusiasm to get things done you will be comfortable working to tight deadlines. You must hold a degree level qualification in a relevant field or equivalent level of practical experience. Membership of the Institute of Fundraising would be desirable. Knowledge of Fairtrade and experience of working in the developing world will also be an advantage.
Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate commitment to and empathy with the aims and objectives of the Society.
If you would like to apply for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter by clicking on the 'Apply now' button. Closing date for applications: 12pm Monday, 25th June 2012