This is an amazing opportunity for a highly proactive Interim Community Fundraising and Engagement Manager to deliver and build on a strategy for engaging existing and new community supporters, to unlock the significant potential of this fundraising stream for an inspiring childrens charity. The role is for a minimum of 12 months
This truly inspiring charity brightens the lives of children with a serious or life-limiting illness, across the UK, including granting life-changing wishes.
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.
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.
To play a proactive role in raising the profile of the charity to the community and to potential donors.
Experience of working within a community fundraising environment.
Good knowledge of fundraising best practise, and marketing and event techniques.
Strong interpersonal skills able to interact with a wide variety of individuals to achieve positive outcomes and establish sustainable relationships and partnerships.
Knowledge of social media with a view to marketing community and challenge events.
Knowledge of or the ability to learn ThankQ database.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office package including Outlook, Internet Explorer, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
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.