Fundraising Assistant

Suffolk & East Essex
£16,900 – £19,600 per annum
07 Mar 2018
04 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client, a hospice charity, supports families and cares for children and young people with life threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Fundraising Assistant
Based: Suffolk & East Essex
Permanent, Full time

Salary: £16,900 – £19,600 per annum

They have ambitions to expand their current donor portfolio, increase volunteer numbers and grow its region-wide income so that they may continue their work in delivering care and support to life threatened children and their families. In addition to revenue targets they currently have a capital appeal to build a new £10m hospice in East Anglia. In order to achieve these ambitions they are investing in their fundraising structure with the creation of new specialist teams to deliver more effective partnerships for greater impact and influence. There are exciting times ahead - come and be part of the success.

The Fundraising Assistant will be supported to achieve agreed annual income targets by initiating new areas and developing existing streams, of community involvement (local groups and organisations, clubs, schools etc.). You may be required to recruit and supervise volunteers, as well as support and facilitate the development of volunteer networks and fundraising groups across the county.

You will assist our client's Fundraisers in building relationships with existing supporters to consolidate and secure income. You may support fundraising in companies within the region, through activities such as staff fundraising, payroll giving, sponsorship, cause-related marketing and Charity-of-the-Year schemes, as well as volunteering and Gifts in Kind.

You may also conduct research into potential cost-effective fundraising events and will take responsibility for the organisational logistics of particular projects which could include Gift of Care, In Memoriam or Corporate activities within your regional team.

Finally, you will be confident in the delivery of formal presentations and talks to organisations, businesses and social groups.

The successful applicant will gain extensive experience in Community, Corporate and Events Fundraising.

Benefits include generous annual leave, free parking and pension package (including NHS pension if already contributing).

Closing date: 4th April 2018
Interviews 11th April
Please note that this vacancy may close early if a sufficient number of applications have been received.


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This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to appointment.

No agencies please.