Newcastle upon Tyne
£21,000 - £25,000 p.a. (Depending on experience)
18 Jan 2013
05 Feb 2013
Full Time
Contract Type

Foundation  Fundraiser

£21,000 - £25,000 

(Depending on experience)

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 a highly motivated and determined Fundraiser to join our Foundation team. You will have the ability to generate new ideas and develop our existing initiatives in order to raise funds for our projects and programs overseas.

Researching opportunities and developing future fundraising activities, you will grow our income by developing relationships with new and existing corporate and individual donors, trust and grant giving bodies and organising events.

You should have experience in a similar role. You must be able to demonstrate strong negotiation, networking, influencing and communication skills. You should have experience of managing relationships and meeting financial targets.

Ideally you will have a proven record of raising funds and experience of organising and managing fundraising events. You must 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.

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.

Closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday, 5th February 2013

(Applications received after this time and date will not be considered)

No agencies please

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