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Individual Giving Fundraising Officer

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
£31000 - £33500 per annum + generous benefits
Closing date
24 Jul 2022

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Location: May be office based in Maidenhead or can adopt a flexible hybrid option of part home/part office working

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Circa £33,100 per annum, depending upon experience

Hours: Full Time, 37 hours per week

About the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is a highly respected and prestigious global organisation. We honour and care for the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring their sacrifice will never be forgotten. The battlefields may be long gone, but our cemeteries, memorials, records, events, community, and outreach programmes remain an important and abiding memorial to all those who fell. They are the last physical and human reminders we have of those world-changing conflicts.

About the CWGF
The Commonwealth War Graves Foundation (CWGF) is the charitable arm of the CWGC. The CWGF highlights the work of the CWGC through diverse projects that actively engage new audiences and find innovative ways to involve the whole community with our work - through education and outreach, voluntary activity, arts and heritage projects, local research and partnership working.

About this Role and You

As our first Individual Giving Fundraising Officer you will be responsible for generating and growing income through the development and management of a portfolio of individual giving campaigns and audiences with a particular emphasis on growing and improving our membership programme. You will plan and deliver supporter journeys from welcome through to reactivation across a range of digital and offline channels.

In this role, you will be strategically planning, costing and delivering a range of campaigns within a fast-growing charity that is going through an exciting period of growth. This is an exciting mix of supporter acquisition and development with opportunities for cross-selling and upselling between products. As a critical member of small, supportive and dynamic team, the role will be high pressure, with challenging targets, and a lot of hands-on delivery.

Key Responsibilities

We are looking for a passionate and driven fundraiser who has direct experience of managing a range of individual giving activities. You will have experience of working with data for selections, segmentation, reporting and analysis and be able to manage multiple projects within budget and driven to meet deadlines and income targets. You will be an innovative and creative thinker, able to turn potential into results. Excellent communication skills are essential and as a team-player you will be able to build strong and meaningful relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

In addition, we are looking for applicants who share our Values of Respect, Excellence, Teamwork, Communication, Professionalism and Commitment.

What We Offer:

  • Hybrid working plus flexible working arrangements. You will be required to attend the office two days a week, with Tuesdays at the office mandatory. The second day can be arranged with your Line Manager. Every Friday we work from home.
  • A generous holiday allocation of 25 days plus paid public holidays and office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • Paid public holidays and paid office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • Generous Pension Scheme, with CWGC contributing up to 15%
  • Up to six times salary Life Assurance cover

How to Apply

Simply apply by sending us your CV, completed application form and cover letter Visit our careers web page at Careers | CWGC for more details about the role and for a downloadable copy of the application form.

We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to creating a respectful work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and where any unlawful and/or unfair discrimination is eliminated. We will not unlawfully discriminate directly or indirectly in recruitment or employment on grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation or marital status, religion or belief.

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