We are seeking an experienced corporate and community fundraiser to implement plans; identify, recruit and manage new relationships within The Surrey region for this well respected housing and homelessness charity. Corporate partnerships, events and sponsorships, Charity of the Year relationships, employee fundraising, grants and donations are all part of the mix which this ambitious charity wishes to generate and grow over the next five years and beyond.
This well-loved charity provides housing, support and care for homeless, vulnerable and excluded people, empowering them to reach their goals and live independent and fulfilling lives. They help more than 2,000 people each year in Surrey and Crawley, the London Boroughs of Sutton and Richmond, and Wokingham in Berkshire.
Deliver an ongoing programme of corporate and community fundraising activity, to generate income to agreed targets.
Carry out research into potential donors and develop fundraising applications.
Develop and grow the organisations database of corporate supporters whilst keeping abreast of legal requirements and best practise (e.g. GDPR and DPA, Fundraising Regulator, Gift Aid).
Relevant donor stewardship, acknowledging donations and ensuring donors receive appropriate recognition; close liaison with the Trusts & Major Donor Manager.
Responsible for updating relevant corporate donor and stakeholder records, including relevant expenditure, maintaining accurate records for donors and donations, including consent where required; reporting data as required.
Experience of working in a corporate or community fundraising role, including as a volunteer / intern; or experience within a sales environment.
Experience of at least one of the following prospect research; database management; events management.
Experience of using and / or maintaining a relationship database as well as a good working knowledge of associated data protection and GDPR requirements.
Excellent organisational and time management skills.
Good interpersonal and networking skills and the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders.
A desire to help people to live independent and fulfilling lives.
Full, valid driving licence and use of own car.
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.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.