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COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER - 4 MONTH CONTRACT

Location: SWINDON, WILTSHIRE Salary: 9.75 - 11.80 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3104156
COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER - 4 MONTH FTC - SWINDON - IMMEDIATE START! 

£19,000 - £23,000

Our client based in Swindon is looking for a candidate to join them for a period of 4 months as a Community Fundraiser. 

They are looking to appoint in this role ASAP so candidates with no or very short notice periods will be considered. 

The Community Fundraiser is responsible for assisting with the organisation and delivery of programmes of community fundraising activities and income streams..
The role has a requirement to work occasional evenings and weekends in order to support events.

Responsibilities will include but will not be restricted to:

To initiate and research ideas for new activities and community events
• To work within the limits of the annual community fundraising expenditure budget
• To work to plans agreed and signed off by the line manager
• To work within the legal framework and good practice guidelines for fundraising activity
• To comply with requirements of the Data Protection Act
• To schedule and supervise Fundraising volunteers, in line with agreed admin / clerical activities and at events
To lead and manage, in conjunction with the events and community manager, the development and promotion of community fundraising initiatives throughout the year
• To provide guidance and support to individuals, groups or organisations within the community who wish to raise funds for the Charity. 
• To ensure that all external activities are warmly recognised, acknowledged and thanked
• To proactively seek opportunities to fundraise in the local community
• To seek opportunities to make presentations, give talks etc, to local groups, societies and special interest groups
• To build relationships with all community audiences via direct contact e.g. mayors, civic leaders, Rotary groups, Lions groups, golf clubs etc
• To organise and supervise fundraising volunteers to ensure their support is fully utilised for maximum benefit
To maintain accurate records and information on supporters and their activity Knowledge and

Qualifications
• Knowledge of fundraising and the voluntary sector
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
• GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent)
• Driver, with a full, current UK driving licence

Experience
• Of planning and organising events
• Of working as part of a busy team with a varied workload
• Of speaking in public (or confident to do this)
• Of working with the general public
• Of taking responsibility and acting on own initiative

Skills and Abilities
• Ability to plan and prioritise own workload
• Confident interpersonal skills
• Tactful and sensitive
• Creative
• Energetic and enthusiastic
• Good and ready sense of humour
• Management of volunteers and volunteer groups
• Genuine enjoyment of working with and alongside people in a diverse range of settings
• Ability to organise one’s self and others to work to an agreed goal

If you are interested in this position please apply online or email Deborah.Hughes@reedglobal.com. 

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