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Community Fundraising and Engagement Manager

Category:
Fundraising
Location:
London
Sub-location:
Any
Vicinity:
North West London
Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Salary:
£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Benefits
Posted:
06-Aug-18
Start Date:
ASAP
Job Ref:
52886

An award winning and truly inspiring childrens charity is looking for someone who is highly proactive in identifying Community Fundraising opportunities - including building excellent relationships and engaging campaigns - to join a passionate and dedicated team. The successful candidate will have vision and will deliver and build on a strategy for engaging existing and new community supporters, to unlock the significant potential of this fundraising stream.

The Charity
This truly inspiring charity brightens the lives of children with a serious or life-limiting illness, across the UK, including granting life-changing wishes.

The Role
To establish, develop and maintain sustainable relationships with supporters in the local community in order to maximise income and volunteering potential.
To proactively engage with local individual, businesses, groups & associations, schools and universities to gain their support through
The delivery of local, regional and national fundraising initiatives and campaigns.
Inspiring and equipping them to do ad hoc volunteer-led fundraising throughout the year within their local communities (raffles, sponsored challenges, in aid of events and so on) including providing them with packs, materials and information, regular communication, thanking, etc.
Providing them with excellent stewardship throughout their fundraising journey.
Engaging them with volunteering opportunities to champion the charity in their local area, and support the charitys fundraising and beneficiary events and campaigns.
To effectively engage with the charities amazing beneficiaries and families who are looking to support them.
To develop the community fundraising growth plan with short-term and long-term results in mind, including creating and rolling out new initiatives and stewardship journeys for small / local businesses, schools, universities, committees etc.
To introduce new systems and ways of working to maximise fundraising opportunities and deliver the best possible supporter experience

The Candidate
At least 2 years experience of working within a community fundraising environment
Good knowledge of fundraising best practise, and marketing and event techniques
An outgoing and highly motivated individual who can work well on their own initiative, as well as part of a team
An individual who will feels passionate about the work of children charities with the ability to convey this passion to potential fundraisers
Strong interpersonal skills able to interact with a wide variety of individuals to achieve positive outcomes and establish sustainable relationships and partnerships
Comfortable with variety and dealing with new/unexpected challenges
Knowledge of social media with a view to marketing community and challenge events
Organisational skills and a knowledge of campaign and event planning
Experience of managing and delivering budgets to target

IMPORTANT NOTE
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

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