Corporate Fundraiser

Turning Tides
£14,853.04 per annum (FTE £24,756.07)
Closing date
20 Jun 2021

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Fundraising, Corporate Fundraising
Housing & Homelessness
Part Time

Job Details

Corporate Fundraiser

Home-based (with travel across West Sussex)


About Us


Established in 1991, Turning Tides is a community-led charity dedicated to ending homelessness. At Turning Tides, we empower homeless or insecurely housed individuals to achieve sustainable independent living.


We have gone from supporting a handful of people in the coastal town of Worthing to providing a range of services to over 1,700 people in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. We have over 5,000 supporters, 250 volunteers and 150 staff members to date.


We are currently looking for a Corporate Fundraiser to join our team on a part-time basis, working 22.5 hours per week.


The Benefits


- Salary £14,853.04 per annum (FTE £24,756.07)

- Pension

- 25 days' annual leave increasing by 1 day per year, up to 28 days (FTE and not including Bank Holidays)


If you have experience of building external networks and relationships and are looking for a role where you can use your existing skills and knowledge to make a positive difference to people’s lives, this is the perfect job for you.


By joining our charity, you will play an active part in helping us continue to provide essential services to people affected by homelessness or insecurely housed by increasing our fundraising income from the corporate sector.


The Role


As a Corporate Fundraiser, you will maximise fundraising income by devising and implementing a successful fundraising programme for the corporate sector.


Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, you will nurture and maintain an existing portfolio of corporate relationships and develop and deliver plans to secure new income and identify new opportunities in the corporate sector.


In this role you will also secure Charity of the Year applications, organise and sponsor events, secure partnership agreements and regular giving and general donations.


About You


To join us as a Corporate Fundraiser, you will need:


- Experience of building external networks and relationships

- Good numeracy and computer literacy skills and the ability to make effective use of systems

- Excellent and persuasive communications skills, both verbal and written

- The ability to deliver presentations to groups

- The ability to manage a portfolio of projects effectively and change priorities in a busy environment

- To be organised, flexible and proactive in your approach to work to deliver targets and deadlines

- To be able to work flexible hours on occasion


Experience of working as a corporate fundraiser and/or in a fundraising and/or communications environment would be desirable. Experience of managing and/or co-ordinating successful fundraising events would also be advantageous.


Knowledge of fundraising methods and practices, rules and regulations would be beneficial as would knowledge of Donorfy and/or working with databases.


A valid driving licence and access to a vehicle would be equally favourable.


The closing date for applications is Sunday 20th June 2021.


No agencies, please.


To apply, please complete an application form, including your responses to the shortlisting criteria in the Person Specification, along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire. This will become available once you have selected the apply button.


Please note, we will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within three weeks, please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.


We are a ‘Covid-secure’ employer and have taken all necessary measures to protect our employees in line with the latest Government guidance and the Coronavirus Act 2020. Additional information and advice, including an individual employee Covid-19 risk-assessment, will be carried out prior to commencement of employment.


Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Other organisations may call this role Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Co-ordinator, Events & Corporate Fundraiser, Community Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Executive or Events Fundraising Executive.


So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Corporate Fundraiser, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


We know anyone’s life can unravel into homelessness. So we bring together compassionate individuals and organisations who work tirelessly to transform the lives of people in our local community and to change perceptions of homelessness.

We provide a warm, safe space to listen to anyone who comes to us for help. We provide real pathways out of homelessness and are committed to supporting people at every stage of their journey. The breadth of our services empower people experiencing homelessness to become confident and find the strength and belief in themselves to create a brighter future.

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