Fundraising Officer - 21 hours a week (£18,000 pro rata)

Location
London
Salary
£30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
30 Sep 2016
Closes
28 Oct 2016
Ref
51586
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated fundraiser to develop and implement a fundraising strategy for a fantastic organisation in West London.

The Company
A fantastic charity that for more than 30 years been offering a range of services to individuals vulnerable through mental health issues and/or homelessness in the West London area.

The Role
The role will be based in the London office. The fundraising officer will work with the Director and board of trustees to develop and manage a broad fundraising programme based on trust and foundations, individual regular donors and community events.

This is a new position within the charity we are looking for someone who can build on existing fundraising efforts, while bringing their initiative and experience to develop the role. They will work closely with the Director to achieve the following

Developing a fundraising strategy
Developing a realistic and time-bound fundraising strategy in line with our organisational strategy.
Identifying potential sources of funds including charitable trusts, corporate donors, individuals, the local community and businesses and generating funds from the organisations activities.

Implementing a fundraising strategy
Developing and submitting high quality applications for funding to key larger donors such as The Big Lottery.
Expanding the regular donor programme, communicating with these donors and ensuring gift aid is claimed.
With the Director, identify high net worth individuals and develop suitable approaches, and communication materials to sustain their interest and support.
With the Director, identify local businesses and organisations and develop suitable approaches to gain support and plan for annual recommitment of that support.
Raising and managing an annual target, in the first year, of 150k in grants, major gifts and donations.

The Candidate
Proventrackrecordofsuccessfulfundraising
Atleast2yearsexperienceworkinginthecharitysector
Abilitytoidentify,buildandmaintainstrong,long termrelationshipswitha range ofdonors, including trustsandfoundations, highnetworth individuals,corporateandregularsupporters
Goodcommunicationskills,with anabilitytopersuadebothverballyandinwriting
Strongprospectresearchskills
Creativity,imaginationandanentrepreneurialattitudetowardsfundraising
Capacitytoworkunderpressureandmeetdeadlinesformultipletasks Abilitytomeetfinancialtargetsandmanagebudgets
Abilitytodealdirectlywithdonorprospectsataseniorlevel

IMPORTANT NOTE
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent 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.