Community Fundraiser - Hertfordshire
Job title: Community Fundraiser
Contract: Home Based, Permanent Full Time – 35 hours per week
Salary: £25,469 per annum
About The Royal British Legion
The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.
Our Values and Behaviours
Does the following describe you?
- A desire to provide a great customer service and support
- Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others
- Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution
- Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop
- An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others
If so then we would like you hear from you ….
We are looking for an enthusiastic and commercially-minded professional with previous experience of paid or voluntary fundraising and business development, to work in partnership with and support local staff and dedicated front-line volunteers, to raise the profile of the Poppy Appeal and to maximise income generated in this geographical region.
The position is home based and the successful applicant will be expected to live within Hertfordshire.
Highly motivated and with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, you’ll be experienced in building effective relationships and developing commercial opportunities with key corporate and community stakeholders. You will have proven experience of working closely with volunteers, be able to recruit, develop and motivate them as well as experience in recruiting the support of and developing relationships with local businesses using your influential yet collaborative style.
Knowledge of the Armed Forces would be an advantage, but it is essential that you have a full driving licence with access to a car and that you are adaptable in your approach, with the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends when necessary.
A full driving licence and use of a car is essential for this role.
Closing date: Wednesday 21st August