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·Further develop fundraising programmes (primarily applications to grant making trusts, events and developing local fundraising groups).
·To maintain and nurture relationships with current grant makers and donors.
·Carry out research to identify potential new sources of grants and submit applications that will enable the charity to sustain the services set out in the business plan.
·To seek donations from agreed individuals, trusts and local businesses.
·Develop local fundraising initiatives with staff and service users and support their efforts to raise unrestricted income locally.
·Regularly evaluate progress and prepare periodic reports for the director and trustees on progress towards agreed fundraising objectives.
·Have responsibility for the web site fundraising pages to ensure information is up to date and accessible for prospective funders as well as parents and others.
·Develop contacts with the media in order to promote fundraising activities and services to families.
·To manage and support the assistant fundraiser.
ESSENTIAL WORK SKILLS:
·1.5 years' Fundraising experience.
·Experience of researching, preparing and submitting applications to grant making trusts.
·Experience of devising and supporting a local fundraising programme.
·Excellent oral and written communication skills.
·Networking and relationship-building skills.
·Ability to meet deadlines.
·Ability to create and manage budgets.
·IT and data base management skills.
·Ability to enthuse and lead a team of volunteers.
·Good presentation skills including Web based presentation.
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you haven't been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
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