Job title: Fundraising & Communications Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time (35 hours per week) preferred; part-time (25 hours pw or more) considered
Location: Office (Central Cambridge)/Home based
Salary range: £26,000 to £28,000 FTE, depending on experience
Could you use your excellent communication and relationship-building skills to inspire organisations and individuals to support children’s mental health? This charity provides 1-1 arts-based therapy and specialist mental health support to 3-13 year-olds in Cambridgeshire. The organisation has an opportunity to join their small and supportive fundraising team, helping generate awareness and funds so more children can enjoy happier childhoods and brighter futures.
Working closely with the Fundraising Manager, the Fundraising and Communications Officer will coordinate the Community and Corporate fundraising activity – you will build relationships with local companies, organisations and individuals, equipping and inspiring them to support the charity. You will also keep the charity's website and social media up-to-date and create engaging content and marketing materials to connect with their target audiences.
The organisation is looking for someone with a strong understanding of fundraising and/or marketing, with experience of delivering either digital marketing, community fundraising or corporate fundraising activity. You’ll need excellent communication and IT skills, be good at organising and prioritising work, and have proven experience building positive relationships with a wide range of people. The charity offers the support and training you need to develop your skills and knowledge and take your career to the next level.
The organisation provides a supportive working environment including flexible working and a focus on professional development. As a mental health charity, they focus on staff wellbeing and a positive work/life balance. The charity aims to offer a competitive salary, with a commitment to the Real Living Wage.
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 12 December, 8.30am.
Interviews to be held on: Friday 15 or Tuesday 19 December.
Please click 'Apply' and follow the job board process. You will receive an email from CHM Recruit containing further information on how to apply for the role. Please note that although you may be asked by the job board to upload a CV, you are not applying at this stage.
Safeguarding is central to all of the charity's activities - the welfare of all children, young people and adults-at-risk, is paramount and all have equal rights of protection. The successful applicant will be required to complete a Basic DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check which the organisation will fund.
No agencies please.