Senior Fundraiser

NFP People
£25000 - £30000 Per Annum
22 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Fundraiser

Senior Fundraiser required for a progressive local charity for people with sight loss in Oxfordshire.

Are you interested in working for a local charity and being part of an organisation dedicated to tackling the challenges of sight loss?

Position: Senior Fundraiser

Location: Oxford

Salary: Circa £35K depending on experience

Hours: 35 hours per week, flexible (2-year contract with prospects for extension)

About the role:

As Senior Fundraiser you will work with the Director and management team to develop and implement a fundraising strategy and will both oversee and contribute to fundraising. Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Securing income to support the core revenue costs of the organisation
  • To engage in continuing evaluation of the fundraising programme
  • Research and write funding applications to charitable trusts and foundations, working with colleagues to develop inspirational bids to support their work
  • Plan and organise regular funding appeals and events
  • Develop and implement a programme for legacies and for regular giving
  • Develop contacts and relationships with local businesses, organisations and high net worth individuals
  • Provide supportive leadership for all fundraising projects and to recruit, organise and motivate fundraising volunteers

About you:

In order to be successful in the role of Senior Fundraiser you will have the following skill and experience:

  • At least 3 years’ experience as a fundraiser.
  • Proficient in the use of databases, spreadsheets and social media.
  • Financial awareness in managing budgets and meeting targets.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Due to the nature of the role you will be required to travel around the county, therefore a full driving license and access to a vehicle is essential for this role.

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Fundraising Manager, Regional Fundraising Manager, Fundraiser, Fundraising, Corporate Fundraiser, Events Fundraiser, Corporate Partnerships Manager, Major Donor Fundraiser, Trusts and Foundations etc.

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