Let’s take on dementia together
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
Position: Community Fundraiser
Location: Greater Manchester, Lancashire
Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £28,283 actual per annum
Closing date: 29 March 2019
Interview date: TBC
About the role:
The Community Fundraiser contributes to the implementation of a cost effective, volunteer delivered - staff-enabled fundraising approach within a given geographical area. This includes supporting existing volunteer fundraising activity and recruiting new volunteers. As the principal contact for fundraising within your area you will represent and promote the work, vision and purpose of the Society locally whilst also promoting and supporting the wider work of the Regional Fundraising team.
Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. There will be 850,000 people with dementia in the UK by 2015 with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2025.
We are looking for a highly motivated and creative fundraiser to cover Greater Manchester and join our North fundraising team. You will be joining seven other community fundraisers covering and raising funds in their own areas as well as working with the North Corporate, Legacy and Memory Walk fundraisers. If you have a passion and skill for supporting volunteer fundraisers, this is an exciting opportunity for you to build on your volunteer management experience, and truly make your mark in this rapidly expanding national charity.
We are looking for great and varied fundraising skills and experience of recruiting, managing and working with volunteers to deliver organisational objectives. A proven track record in achieving financial and non-financial targets and good working knowledge of budgets is also essential. You will be part of a fun, busy fundraising team where no day is the same.
If you are ambitious, innovative, self-motivated and target driven then we want you!
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for agile working - all contributing to a strong work-life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities.
You may have experience of the following: Fundraising Officer, Community Fundraiser, Fundraising, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Volunteer Management, Business Development, Fundraising Assistant, Fundraising Officer, Community Fundraising, Sales Executive, Legacy, Fundraiser, Volunteer Manager, Charities etc.